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43 Star Starred
The Boxcar Playhouse
505 Natoma Street San Francisco, CA 94103
415-776-1747
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"Hedwig and the Angry Inch"
114 ratings
4.7 average rating
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3 reviews
13 stars
attended Jan 05 2013

An out of the box production! I enjoyed it so much, I had to go again. For people that have seen the multiple award movie and don't feel like going to a downer: Do not worry. The topic is dark, but the staging lighthearted - and you'll leave...continued

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28 events
7 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 21 2012

Different than the movie....but almost better...certainly better suited for cabaret. The dive theater was great. The interpretation and production were inspired and entertaining. The singing sometimes was a teensy off at times but I loved it.

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22 events
3 reviews
21 stars
attended Dec 13 2012

The characters delivered a fabulous performance!

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch brings theatre alive with the pounding sounds of rock and the funny sad voicing of a painful past. It is also an adult, thought-provoking musical about the quest for individuality.” —The New York Times

Description

Book by John Cameron Mitchell

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Trask

Directed by Nick A. Olivero

Under the direction of Nick A. Olivero, this cult musical gets a radical face-lift… again. Presented as a two-week limited engagement this past summer with multiple actors sharing the title role, it returns once again with more spectacle. Presented as a 1 hour and 30 minutes no holds barred rock show. If you saw it the first time around you’ll want to see it again, and if you missed it, here’s your chance to see what audiences were raving about.

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