Spend the evening with a transgender German rock singer in this Tony Award winning revival of the cult musical written by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask. More…
This cult classic rock musical about a fictional rock and roll band fronted by an East German transgender singer has moved uptown to Broadway. In this Tony Award winning revival, the iconic role has been taken over by Taye Diggs through October 11.
See it if You like the star who is currently playing the title role and enjoy going to concerts or one man shows.
Don't see it if You don't like rock concerts or the star playing Hedwig.
See it if a story of the human condition bathed in rock goodness appeals to you.
Don't see it if you hate awesome rock music, raunchy humor, and opening your mind.
See it if you're looking for something outside the typical Broadway fare or if you like rock musicals with heart.
Don't see it if you don't appreciate edgy content or shows with a rock score.
See it if you wanna rock-n-roll all nite & party everyday. GREAT music, amazing band, fearless performances. Some shock-n-awe, some predictability.
Don't see it if anything sexual - gay straight bi trans whatever - makes you squeamish. Not a traditional musical by any stretch of the imagination.
See it if Saw the downtown original with John Cameron Mitchell. Intense and exciting. The subject now more timely than ever.
Don't see it if You still deny sexual assignment choice, do not want to see sexually explicit theater.
See it if you are looking for a fun night at the theatre. The show is also very thought provoking and makes you think about life and love.
Don't see it if audience interaction is not for you. This show is also very sexualized.
See it if You want to be one of the hip cool kids who's all over Hedwig.
Don't see it if You need to actually hear what they're singing to appreciate a musical. Worst sound design I've ever encountered.
See it if like rock alternative musicals on the cutting edge.
Don't see it if if you saw the original at the Jane St. theatre, a tiny rundown theatre where the show truly belongs. Never Bway meant regardless of star.
See it if you like an edgy, rock score, iconic musical with terrific performances and surprising character depth
Don't see it if you want a more traditional golden age type show and don't like rock music
See it if ...You have fond memories of 70's glam rock and thunderously loud music, and want to see a "star turn" by a celebrity you admire
Don't see it if ...you need a reasonably absorbing plotline and have never heard of whoever is the current star
See it if you're into rock musicals b/c this is the probably the best one. The energy is incredible. You'll be taken on a journey for 90 minutes.
Don't see it if you are averse to loud rock concerts, solo shows or transgender themes.
See it if you like rock music, sassy comedy, & humor & a strong emotional resonance
Don't see it if You don't like loud rock music, sarcastic humor, or if your conservative aunt/uncle is in town.
See it if Hedwig MUST own the show. This review reflects NPH. Broadway turned rock concert. Lena Hall is a Goddess. Tonys were earned. Exquisite drama
Don't see it if Michael C Hall wasn't quite as successful. Purists of the original might be thrown by the changes. Conservative viewers won't like it.