Moonlight & Movies | Hedwig and the Angry Inch

When: Thursday, June 30, 2022, 7:00pm

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Three images from left to right: Chiquitita, Hedwig and the Angry Inch poster, Charlene Incarnate
Courtesy Chiquitita, New Line Cinema, Charlene Incarnate

TONIGHT!! Celebrate the last night of Pride Month at our outdoor, singalong screening of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, John Cameron Mitchell's 2001 film adaptation of the beloved rock-musical. Before the film, enjoy a pre-film drag performance by veteran nightlife personalities Chiquitita and Charlene Incarnate and a happy hour with DJ Illexxandra.

This is our first Moonlight & Movies event of the summer.

Event Timeline:
7pm - Happy hour with DJ Illexxandra on the South Terrace
8pm - Introduction and drag performance by Chiquitita and Charlene Incarnate
8:30pm - Sing-along screening of Hedwig and the Angry Inch (90 mins)
10pm - Film ends, Museum closes

About the Performers:

Headshot of Chiquitita with curly blonde hair in a top bun and wearing a strapless dress
Courtesy Chiquitita

Chiquitita is a drag performer, event producer and visual artist based in New York City. Since being crowned Miss Bushwig in 2018, she has utilized the stage as a platform to amplify queer performance. Through celebrated tribute-cabaret shows, and projects to uplift her community, Chiquitita continues to push the boundaries of what being a drag performer means. She and her work have been profiled in Allure, W Magazine, Vogue, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times.

 

Headshot of Charlene Incarnate with long wavy light brown hair, a tan jacket, and posing with one hand out toward the camera.
Courtesy Charlene Incarnate

Charlene Incarnate is a drag priestess and producer living in Brooklyn. She enacted her gender transition as a performance art piece on New York drag stages, and now her performance work centers around the aggressive, dangerous and inherently political nature of living in a transgender body.  After being crowned Miss Bushwig 2017, she now headlines the drag festival annually and produces shows in clubs and theaters city-wide. She was a 2019 OUT100 honoree and can be seen as a featured storyline in Wig, the HBO Documentary about New York drag scene's past and present.

DJ Illexxandra

About the DJ
DJ/producer Illexxandra is a staple of the Brooklyn underground, drawing from soundsystem culture, global bass, future sounds, funk, and classic club styles. She plays regularly for Hot Rabbit and has performed landmark New York LGBTQ events including the Brooklyn Museum's Pride parties and Everybooty at BAM. Illexxandra was the DJ on the Stonewall/Heritage of Pride float in the 2016 and 2017 NYC Pride March. She is a resident DJ at the infamous Rubulad party and was a resident at the Night Fever disco exhibit at the Museum of Sex.

Event Logistics (subject to change based on NYC regulations):

  • In case of rain, this event will move indoors into Ronay Menschel Hall (Ground Floor).  
  • Please contact programs@mcny.org with any questions or ticketing issues.
  • All sales are final; refunds not permitted. Exchanges and credit for future programs only. Programs and dates may be subject to change. 

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