fem. proper name, German, from Old High German Haduwig, a compound of two words both of which mean "strife, struggle."
One can only hope that the cast of hedwig and the Angry Inch plans something like this next.
One play he will be seeing, however, is hedwig and the Angry Inch.
For Best Actor in a Musical, Neil Patrick Harris seems like a slam dunk for hedwig and the Angry Inch.