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Hedwig and the Angry Inch: The Rock Musical That Isn't

Evelyn McDonnell, Real Gone Music, February 1999

CHEATER IS A band that performs as the Angry Inch in the off-Broadway rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Hedwig is an East German Cold War bride turned Kansas trailer-park lounge singer whose failed transsexual operation has left him/her with the titular angry inch for genitalia.

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