(1) Hedwig is about growth from pain.

(2) Hedwig is about the process that we go through when we are forced to remake ourselves.

(3) Hedwig is a story about someone who is betrayed by the men she chooses to follow and loses pieces of herself along the way. She uses music to reinvent herself and survive. She is able to begin to heal and regain her agency when she recognizes that she is recreating those same cycles of abuse.