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John Cameron Mitchell joins Kate McKinnon in ‘Joe Exotic’ series

John Cameron Mitchell joins Kate McKinnon in ‘Joe Exotic’ series

Actor, playwright, screenwriter and director John Cameron Mitchell has been selected to play Tiger King‘s Joe Exotic in an upcoming mini-series from NBC Universal. The Hedwig and the Angry Inch co-writer and star will be the Joe Exotic to SNL favourite Kate McKinnon’s Carole Baskin in Joe Exotic. McKinnon’s role as Baskin was announced last year, and the star […]

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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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Who’s Stepping Into Hedwig’s Heels on Broadway?

Broadway bible Playbill has announced that a new production of ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ is coming in 2014. John Cameron Mitchell’s glam rock musical was an off-Broadway success in 1998 before it was made into a movie in 2001. Mitchell played the title role in both the stage and film version but guess who […]

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