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    Hedwig and the Angry Inch

    Director Dave Steakley Director Dave Steakley and choreographer Abe Reybold are bringing John Cameron Mitchell's classic to the Austin stage set to the backdrop of Zach’s Goodnight Moon. The show – the 2014 Broadway incarnation as opposed to the 2001 film or the 1998 off-Broadway production – is “sprinkled” with Austin references, says Steakley, and like previous versions uses punk rock as a rebellious response to the White House’s support of “conversion therapy, the rolling back of LGBTQ rights, and attacks on trans-soldiers in the military.” Hedwig, said Steakley, “matches fire with fire.” Steakley promises, this genderqueer rock musical is a “hell of a lot of fun,” and the music performed by Daniel Rowan and Leslie McDonel “truly rocks.
    Wed.-Sat., Jan. 23-March 2, 7:30pm; Sat.-Sun., Jan. 26-March 3, 2:30pm. $30-165.  
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    OUTsider Festival: Queeriosities

    Come one, come all, to Austin's trans-media fest full of wonderful wackadoos and quintessential queeriosities from the most marvelous magic-makers. The five-day extravaganza kicks off Wednesday at 7pm with the opening night performance of Our Future Ends, followed by a party with Ah-Mer-Ah-Su and Krudxs Cubensi. Thursday starts bright and early with the first 11am Conference on the Couch before returning to the Vortex at 6pm for several features, including M. Lamar's "American Cuck." (Laverne Cox's twin!) Couch dialogues run through Saturday, with full days Friday (catch Jesus I. Valles' play (Un)Documents followed by this year's Legacy Award winner Phranc) and Saturday (Australia's Fringe Fest queen Betty Grumble), and the fest closes Sunday night with a queer ode to Janet Jackson. Full schedule online.
    Wed.-Sun., Feb. 20-24. $45+.  
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    Portraying Drag

    Cheeki Kahnt hosts this one-night-only gallery and drag show to celebrate all that drag has to offer with local babes Simone Riviera, Dee Dee Davis, Kryztal Vaporz, and Max Morrison, plus portraits by Aaron Kubacak.
    Sun., Feb. 24, 6-9pm  
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Raw Sugar: OUTsider Edition

    Close out the weekend-long fest with sexy slow jams, queer vibes, and lots of feels from DJ Jenny Hoyston, Double Trouble, and Mosaico Experiencia.
    Sun., Feb. 24, 8-11pm. $3.  
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