Cast, director and designers have been announced for Hedwig and the Angry Inchthe hard-rocking musical by Stephen Trask and John Cameron Mitchell that will close out Theo Ubique's first season in its new home on Howard Street in Evanston.
Artistic Director Fred Anzevino announced that the leading role of Hedwig Schmidta genderqueer glam punk-rock artistwill be taken by Will Lidke. Toma Tavares Langston, who received a 2018 Jeff Award nomination for his direction of The Light, will helm "Hedwig."
Also, Brittney Brownwho last appeared with Theo Ubique in Sweeney Todd, will be the production's Yitzhak. The cast will also include Adriana Tronco as Background Singer East, Mom, and Yitzhak understudy; and Jacob Gilchrist as Background Singer West, Tommy, Luther and Hedwig understudy.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch will preview Friday, June 14, through Sunday, June 17. It will play Thursdays-Sundays through July 28, at the Howard Street Theatre, 721 Howard St., Evanston.