Hedwig is about the search for wholeness.
Hedwig is about the search for wholeness through confronting challenging life experiences.
Hedwig and The Angry Inch is the story of Hedwig, a transgender in 1980s. In his journey of looking for ‘the other half of himself,’ he found love, he changed his gender identity, he experienced excitement and sweetness, as well as betrayal, discrimination, and heartbreak. It’s a story about giving up things while chasing what you really want – Hedwig devoted everything, to love, dream and freedom. In the end Hedwig realizes she has achieved her dream and frees herself.