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Jam Theatricals presents
John Cameron Mitchell
The Origin of Love: The Songs & Stories of Hedwig
Friday, February 22, 2019 at 8:00PM
Athenaeum Main Stage
2936 N. Southport Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657
Lincoln, Wellington and Southport
CTA Bus #9; Brown Line Wellington Stop
Performance lasts 2 hours plus a 20-minute intermission. All ages are welcome; contains strong language.
John Cameron Mitchell, the double Tony Award-winning, Golden Globe-nominated co-creator of Hedwig & the Angry Inch, brings songs and stories from his history in a big, brash, and bold rock spectacle, performing songs from his groundbreaking rock musical and regaling audiences with stories from 20 years of Hedwig. He will also preview songs from his upcoming musical podcast "Anthem," starring himself, Glenn Close, Patti Lupone, Cynthia Erivo, Denis O'Hare, Laurie Anderson, and Marion Cotillard. So put on some make-up, turn up the eight-track and pull the wig down from the shelf – for a night of post-punk, neo-glam rock – a collective quest for love, hope and identity.