Lena Hall, a Tony winner for her performance in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, stars in the title role of Becks, a new film about a musician who, after a sudden breakup, moves back in with her mom (played by Christine Lahti). The film features an original score and several performances by Hall. Check out the trailer above.
Appearing alongside Hall and Lahti is Tony winner Dan Fogler (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Mena Suvari, Hayley Kiyoko, and Sas Goldberg (Significant Other).
The film played the festival circuit this past summer, screening at Los Angeles Film Festival, Frameline, and Outfest. Its commercial release to select theatres will be accompanied by a release for home streaming, both on February 9.
Becks is the first leading role in a feature film for Lena Hall, whose Broadway credits also include Kinky Boots, Tarzan, Dracula, 42nd Street, and Cats. Hall recently announced that she will release an EP of songs monthly throughout 2018, the first installment of which featured songs from Hedwig and the Angry Inch.