John Cameron Mitchell

John Cameron Mitchell’s 2006 film Shortbus, which he wrote and directed, is being re-released in theaters by Oscilloscope from January 26. He co-created and starred in the stage/film musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch, for which he won Best Director at the 2001 Sundance Festival, four Tony Awards, and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor. He also directed the films Rabbit Hole (2010), featuring an Oscar-nominated performance by Nicole Kidman, and How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2017). He appears on TV in Hulu’s Shrill and in 2022 will be seen in Netflix’s Sandman and in the title role of Peacock Channel’s Joe Exotic adapted series. His musical podcast series Anthem: Homunculus starring Glenn Close, Patti Lupone, and Cynthia Erivo, was just rereleased as a free podcast. In 2020, he put out the collaborative album New American Dream and his ongoing The Origin of Love World Tour resumed in December 2021. (Photo by Matthew Placek.)


Best of 2021: John Cameron Mitchell on Veneno

By John Cameron Mitchell | January 19, 2022

Best of 2021: John Cameron Mitchell on Veneno

The actor-writer-director, whose 2006 film Shortbus is re-released in theaters on January 26, on his favorite TV show of the past 12 months.