Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a rock musical and the role of Hedwig has been played by actors such as Gene Dante, Anthony Rapp and Ally Sheedy. The production has won an Outer Critics Circle Award for being the Best Off-Broadway Musical.
The songs played at the musical include "Tear Me Down", "The Angry Inch" and "Midnight Radio". Dar Williams has covered "Midnight Radio" on her 2008 album "Promised Land". The musical started in 1998 and the music and lyrics are written by Stephen Trask. The text is written by John Cameron Mitchell.