Rock Musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch at American Theater Company
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The entertainment phenomenon known as the Blue Man Group is better than ever in this updated show featuring all-new material. You'll find the famous blue bald guys interacting with "GiPads," taking a humorous look at contemporary forms of communication, and performing a pulsating new finale set to an original music score. Audiences worldwide have experienced and loved this wildly imaginative, family friendly stage show that cleverly combines comedy, art and science with fabulous visual effects and Grammy-nominated music. Learn More
Its a warm venue, dress in cool clothesinfo • Feb 23 2013 star this tip starred
If you knock a few back before the show, pee first. 90 minutes, no breaakinfo • Feb 23 2013 star this tip starred
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The "bar" sign isn't just a part of the set; you can go into Martyr's for drinks during the showinfo • Feb 23 2013 star this tip starred
Behave like you're at a concert; sod the old people.info • Feb 23 2013 star this tip starred
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the actor who played hedwig was great! he is an emotional powerhouse. good singer too. set design was perfect. i love the way they designed the theater like a real underground club. a little minor glitch with the sound system but i'm sure they'll fix it. overall excellent production.
<p>Music and lyrics by Stephen Trask
Book and lyrics by John Cameron Mitchell
Directed by Artistic Director PJ Paparelli</p> <p>Winner of the 2001 Obie Award and Outer Circle Critics Award for best Off-Broadway Musical, Hedwig and the Angry Inch tells the story of a young East German who discovers that the only way to escape communism and come to the United States is to give up a little part of himself. Yes, through a bit of surgery, Hansel becomes Hedwig, marries, and embarks on the adventure of a lifetime. In its first rock musical ever, American Theater Company transforms its theatrical warehouse into an underground nightclub for a concert event not to be missed.</p> <p>Anticipating a New York revival, the authors gave ATC special permission to produce this re-imagined version set in an underground rock venue in Chicago. To enhance the nightclub ambiance, ATC has re-orientated the theatre space and replaced many seats with an eclectic mix of loveseats, couches and chairs. In addition, ATC will open the door between the theater and its neighbor, Martyrs Restaurant and Pub, allowing audience members access to beverages during the show.</p> <p>"We want to thank John and Stephen for allowing us to produce this version of Hedwig," says ATC Artistic Director PJ Paparelli. “This is a Hedwig like none before. Think Blondie meets Bowie. Chicago needs to have an exuberant theatre experience and that's what Hedwig is. Great music. Great theatricality. Great emotions. Besides the mind-blowing score, this show is all about the new America: searching for its true identity and embracing its diversity."</p>