Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Obsidian Theatre has joined forces with Rich's Nightclub to remount the show at the popular nightclub with director Chris Patton returning to head the production and Blake Jackson stepping back into the role of Hedwig, which won him the Houston Press's Theater Award for Best Breakthrough. John Cameron Mitchell’s rock musical features a botched sex change operation, the Berlin Wall and plenty of great songs, but its message about finding yourself is what resonated with Houstonians once and is sure to do so again.
Doors open at 7 p.m., a full bar is available and all audience members are invited to stay after with cover charges waived. 8 p.m. Thursday. Continuing 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and November 13. November 2 through November 18. 2401 San Jacinto. For information, call 832-889-7837 or visit richsnightclub.com. $15 to $35.
Breaking the nightclub standard, Obsidian Theatre and Rich's Nightclub present Hedwig and the Angry Inch live onstage. November 2 - 18, audiences can experience an exciting evening of award-winning theatre in a setting similar to where Hedwig began. Blake Jackson, winner of Houston Press Theatre Award as Best Male Newcomer, reprises his award-winning role of Hedwig at Rich's for only ten performances.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch is the story of a rock and roll band fronted by Hedwig, the "internationally ignored song stylist" who is the victim of a botched sex change operation. The show daringly breaks the fourth wall, as Hedwig relays her past tribulations and heartbreak in the form of monologues and rock songs. During this unique rock odyssey, Hedwig examines her quest for her other half, for love, and ultimately for her identity.
Just four months after a successful run of