GRAMMY Award winning virtuoso meets the biggest health challenge of her life (Breast Cancer), and proceeds with comedy and wit, and comes out singing.

Marcy Marxer is a GRAMMY® winning singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist who takes us on her expedition through Breast Cancer and neuropathy caused by Chemotherapy, tempered by her wacky sense of humor and ability to make the personal universal. Her musical and life partner, Cathy Fink is Marcy’s advocate in the doctors’ offices, her number one fan and bandleader in the show with Stacy McMichael on bass and Janet Cramer on drums. Cathy also plays the mammogram technician, Cindy at the Wig Shop and Marcy’s mother.

WINNER BEST HEALTH FILM: Cannes World Film Festival

WINNER, BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: Chicago Cinema Awards, Stanley Film Awards, Sweet Democracy Film Awards, London Movie Awards, 8 & Halfilm Awards, IndieFEST Film Awards, Docs Without Borders, WRPN Women’s International Film Festival, World Cinema Awards.


The heartwarming musical comedy takes us through Marcy’s many stages of diagnosis and discovery with hope, grace and unique style. From comparing her cancer journey to being dragged through a car wash while playing the musical washboard, to dealing with everyone’s “Unsolicited Advice” to showing the ridiculous “My Chemo Bag” given to her at the hospital, Marcy sticks to the truth while finding humor in many moments. Why is there a lint roller in that bag? Cindy at the Wig Shop put Marcy at ease in the transition to baldness, and also at times told more truth than the doctors who soft-pedaled potential side effects to treatment.

“Laughter and tears I didn’t know I needed.” – Lillian Werbin, CEO Elderly Instruments, Daughter of Breast Cancer

The ten songs span multiple styles of music showcasing Marcy’s talents on the ukulele, mandolin and electric guitar through swing, punk, rock, jazz, Gospel and old-time country.

Marcy triumphs over adversity while celebrating forty years together with the love of her life and musical partner, Cathy, ending with a perfect duet, “Two Peas In A Pod.”

The American Cancer Society has indicated that by the year 2030, 1 in 2 people in the US will be diagnosed with cancer. Sooner or later all of us will be caregivers, patients, loved ones in someone’s cancer circle.

ALL WIGGED OUT helps us navigate this maze while showcasing the power of hope, the power of love and the power of advocacy.

GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award winner Tom Paxton called All Wigged Out “Hilarious and deeply moving”.

For medical professionals who work with cancer patients, this film is a tool for developing empathy and understanding cancer from the patient’s point of view.

BONUS Material on the DVD version includes

  • Reel of home movies made during Marcy’s cancer treatment including the onion juice remedy.
  • Interview with Marcy Marxer.

Musical / 2021 / 58 minutes / color / A film by Tracy Walsh


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