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Actor Hugh Sheridan hospitalised amid Hedwig controversy

Actor Hugh Sheridan hospitalised amid Hedwig controversy

Australian actor Hugh Sheridan was reportedly hospitalised and was understood to be receiving treatment for his mental health following controversy over his casting in a production of the musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch.  A recently announced production of the musical starring Sheridan was axed after activists argued that the role should not be portrayed by […]

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Australian production of ‘Hedwig – The Musical’ cancelled

Australian production of ‘Hedwig – The Musical’ cancelled

An Australian production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch which was scheduled to be performed as part of the 2021 Sydney Arts Festival has been cancelled after activists raised concern over the casting of Hugh Sheridan in the lead role. Activists had published an open letter to the Sydney Festival arguing that the casting of a cisgender […]

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