John Cameron Mitchell talks with Sarah Larson and performs live
The New Yorker Festival
About John Cameron Mitchell talks with Sarah Larson and performs live
John Cameron Mitchell is the co-writer of the rock musical “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” whose title role he originated Off Broadway. He directed and starred in the award-winning film adaptation, and, in 2015, received a Special Tony Award for reprising the lead role during the run of the Broadway revival. His work as a film director and screenwriter includes “Shortbus” and “How to Talk to Girls at Parties.” His most recent projects include the genre-bending podcast musical “Anthem: Homunculus,” which he co-created and stars in.
Sarah Larson is a staff writer at The New Yorker. Her articles for the magazine include theatre reviews and a profile of the comedic performer Billy Eichner. Her column, Podcast Dept., appears on newyorker.com, and featured John Cameron Mitchell’s “Anthem: Homunculus” this June.