John Cameron Mitchellthe Tony-winning, Golden Globe-nominated co-creator of Hedwig & the Angry Inchwill bring his rock spectacle to the United States for the first time, a press release noted.
For four exclusive engagements, Mitchell and his four-piece band will perform songs from his rock musical and share stories from 20 years of Hedwig.
The tour will stop at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., on Feb. 22. Other stops will include Washington, D.C.; Boston; and New York City.
Mitchell will also preview songs from his upcoming 'musical podcast' Anthem: Homunculus, a 10-episode series with more than 30 new songs starring himself, Glenn Close, Patti Lupone, Cynthia Erivo, Denis O'Hare, Laurie Anderson and Marion Cotillard.
For more on the Athenaeum stop, visit athenaeumtheatre.org/john-cameron-mitchell/ .