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Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Mon March 16
2009, 7:00 only

Cult Hit Director John Cameron Mitchell In Person

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch shows at IFS on Mon March 16, 2009, 7:00 only

Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Cult Hit Director John Cameron Mitchell In Person
Mon March 16
2009, 7:00 only

A film named after a body part truncated in a botched sex-change operation could be disturbing or tragic, but this glam-rock musical sparkles with life-affirming energy. John Cameron Mitchell not only wrote and directed the film but also plays Hansel, a Berlin teen who falls for an army sergeant but to get a marriage license submits to an inept sex-change operation that leaves him with the inch described in the film's title and the abandonment of his GI husband. Hansel becomes Hedwig, falls unrequitedly in love with rock star Tommy Gnosis, and follows Gnosis' tour as he steals her songs and sells out stadiums. In her performances for tips by the salad bar at Bilgewater's, Hedwig works through her identity crisis and pursues her moving quest for affirmation. With lyrics and music by Steven Trask.

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$1 discount to anyone with a bike helmet
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Pay lot 360 (now only $1/hour!), across from the buffalo statue and next to the Duane Physics tower, is closest to Muenzinger. Free parking can be found after 5pm at the meters along Colorado Ave east of Folsom stadium and along University Ave west of Macky.


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