John Cameron Mitchell ORIGIN OF LOVE Tour

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Posted: 11/3/18 at 9:34am

Not sure how I missed this, but John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask are bringing The Origin of Love: The Songs and Stories of Hedwig to NYC next June, for 2 dates on Pride weekend at The Town Hall. Saturday, June 29, 2019, is sold out, but there are plenty of seats still available for Friday, June 28. I think it sounds like an amazing night.

John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask, the Tony Award winning co-creators of Hedwig & the Angry Inch plus special guests present an exclusive 50th Pride Celebration, performing songs from their groundbreaking rock musical and regaling audiences with stories from 25 years of Hedwig. So put on some make-up, turn up the eight-track and pull the wig down from the shelf – for a night of post-punk, neo-glam memoir!

http://thetownhall.org/event/origin-of-love-6-28

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Posted: 11/3/18 at 10:00am

There are additional dates in the spring in Boston, DC, and a few other places (not sure if Trask is doing those). You can find them on JCM's Instagram.

I'm attending both Town Hall shows. John Cameron Mitchell ORIGIN OF LOVE Tour

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Posted: 11/3/18 at 10:47am

I just bought two tickets. I'm surprised at how cheap they were. The fees were ridiculous though...

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Posted: 11/3/18 at 11:25am
Thank you so much for posting this! I just bought ticket and I guess this is my official NYC date now for next year. And it’s on my birthday. What an amazing birthday it’s going to be!
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I went to the first night last night in DC and I thought it was VERY FUN.  JCM was hilarious during the stories he was telling (a lot of it was making fun of DC which is pretty easy to do tbh)  He did Hedwig songs and some other songs from his upcoming project.

FYI there's a merch table! Shirts, keychains, coasters, signed posters.  There were people waiting for him at the stage door but I didn't wait to see if/when he came out.

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Posted: 2/10/19 at 12:08am

dcphillygirl said: "I went to the first night last night in DC and I thought it was VERY FUN. JCM was hilarious during the stories he was telling (a lot of it was making fun of DC which is pretty easy to do tbh) He did Hedwig songs and some other songs from his upcoming project.

FYI there's a merch table! Shirts, keychains, coasters, signed posters. There were people waiting for him at the stage door but I didn't wait to see if/when he came out.
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Thanks for the review! Is the merch specific to Hedwig or his tour? 

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Posted: 2/10/19 at 12:26pm

March 2 in Boston!  Lots of tix available!

 

I had no idea this existed

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Posted: 2/11/19 at 7:48am

Great to hear the DC part of the tour was a lot of fun! I was able to get a ticket in June and cannot wait!!!!! Hedwig is one of my favorite musicals (went to the in-person lottery a few times each week after work back in 2014 and was able to see NPH, Rannells, Hall, JCM (before accident and after accident), Criss, and Diggs!

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Posted: 2/11/19 at 9:06am

dcphillygirl said: "I went to the first night last night in DC and I thought it was VERY FUN. JCM was hilarious during the stories he was telling (a lot of it was making fun of DC which is pretty easy to do tbh) He did Hedwig songs and some other songs from his upcoming project.

How long was the show? Do you think it would be ok taking someone not familiar with Hedwig or is Hedwig knowledge a necessity?

 

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Posted: 2/11/19 at 9:14am

Just received a discount offer for the 3/2 Boston show. $48 orchestra seats for the next 48 hours using code JCMMANIA.

https://www.bochcenter.org/JCM?utm_source=Theatremania&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=JCM48HOUR_Email

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CT2NYC said: "Just received a discount offer for the 3/2 Boston show. $48 orchestra seats for the next 48 hours using code JCMMANIA.

https://www.bochcenter.org/JCM?utm_source=Theatremania&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=JCM48HOUR_Email
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$48 = $64 including fees. So annoying.

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Posted: 2/11/19 at 12:14pm

barcelona20 said: "$48 = $64 including fees. So annoying."

Go buy it at the box office?

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Posted: 2/12/19 at 5:57am

We got the same e-mail and bought tix with the same damn fees. 

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Posted: 2/26/19 at 12:52pm

Third show added on Thursday, June 27, for Town Hall.

Onsale now for members, noon Thursday for the rest.

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Posted: 2/26/19 at 1:48pm

Are there tour dates posted anywhere? Hoping this comes to the Bay Area.

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Posted: 2/26/19 at 2:28pm

The only place I ever see dates posted is on JCM's Instagram.

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Posted: 6/28/19 at 12:59am

FYI, tonight's special guests were Lena Hall, Miriam Shor, and Neil Patrick Harris.

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How was it? Any merch????
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Posted: 6/28/19 at 9:13am

cjmclaughlin10 said: "How was it? Any merch????"

It was really great, although I have to admit I'm not a concert person. Quite a bit of non-Hedwig filler, which I could have done without. A LOT of merchandise, and an auction.

Updated On: 6/28/19 at 09:13 AM
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Posted: 6/28/19 at 9:28am

I'm going tonight and cannot wait!!!!!!!

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Posted: 6/28/19 at 9:35am
It was incredible, but almost three hours long with no break. It went on and on and on...and it was extremely hot inside Town Hall!

But they sang every song from Hedwig, including some rare and very special cuts. There were some very exciting guest stars doing some very exciting things. :)

Definitely not to be missed.
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Posted: 6/28/19 at 9:41am
I’ll add to the above that if anyone attending this weekend is considering leaving the show early, don’t. The finale is the highlight!! One of the best shows I’ve seen this year!
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Posted: 6/28/19 at 10:12am

TotallyEffed said: "It was incredible, but almost three hours long with no break. It went on and on and on...and it was extremely hot inside Town Hall!

But they sang every song from Hedwig, including some rare and very special cuts. There were some very exciting guest stars doing some very exciting things. :)

Definitely not to be missed.
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Can you post more details as a spoiler?

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Posted: 6/28/19 at 10:50am

JSquared2 said: "I’ll add to the above that if anyone attending this weekend is considering leaving the show early, don’t. The finale is the highlight!! One of the best shows I’ve seen this year!"

Sweet. I'm going tonight and Saturday (or just tonight, if I win Moulin can-can seating for Saturday)… can't wait.

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Posted: 6/28/19 at 11:26am
 
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Last night was INCREDIBLE. It was basically Hedwig ala VH1 storytellers. All the songs from the show were performed (in random order) with John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask providing behind the scenes stories and info about the development of their  professional relationship and the evolution of Hedwig. Tits of Clay reunited and Amber Martin provided back up vocals and assisted JCM with his costume changes.  They had a guy to the side of the stage using an overhead projector to provide live visuals to go along with the stories. As mentioned before lots of surprise guests. Lena Hall came out and performed “White Punks on Dope” by The Tubes. As did Miriam Shor who performed a song I wasn’t familiar with. The real treat was Neil Patrick Harris who came out in the middle of “Angry Inch” and proceeded to crowd surf through the orchestra with JCM (not an easy feat considering the orchestra has seats). Overall just a really great night. If you’re a fan of Hedwig you will not be disappointed.

 

Updated On: 6/28/19 at 11:26 AM