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'The Sound Inside' - MTC's Own Private Metaverse

'The Sound Inside' - MTC's Own Private Metaverse

Jun 7, 2022

Adam Rapp's "The Sound Inside," making its West Coast premiere in a polished Marin Theatre Company production, is shaggy dog-meta; a mind-bending piece about a novelist writing a novel.

A '1776' Reimagined for Our Woke Times

A '1776' Reimagined for Our Woke Times

By Robert Nesti | Jun 7, 2022

A new production of "1776" at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge brings the 1969 musical into the 21st century. But is it worth all the bother?

On Broadway, More Visibility, Yes, but Also an Unseen Threat

On Broadway, More Visibility, Yes, but Also an Unseen Threat

By Mark Kennedy | Jun 6, 2022

The new crop of Tony nominees boasts more women and people of color in design categories.

For Actor Mark H. Dold, 'The Inheritance' Is Part of his DNA

For Actor Mark H. Dold, 'The Inheritance' Is Part of his DNA

By Robert Nesti | Jun 6, 2022

In Matthew Lopez's extraordinary two-part "The Inheritance," actor Mark H. Dold not only plays two roles, but has the play's most difficult speech. EDGE spoke to Dold about the play & his long association with it.

'The Laramie Project' Creator Moisés Kaufman on His New Production

'The Laramie Project' Creator Moisés Kaufman on His New Production

By Sigal Ratner-Arias | Jun 5, 2022

Seven years ago, 'The Laramie Project' creator Moisés Kaufman was approached to direct the Broadway musical "Paradise Square" and, after reading it, he immediately said yes.

Watch: Stage Musical Version of NBC Series 'Smash' Headed to Broadway

Watch: Stage Musical Version of NBC Series 'Smash' Headed to Broadway

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 5, 2022

The NBC series "Smash," about the nuts and bolts of mounting a new Broadway musical, only lasted for two seasons — but now it's becoming a Broadway musical itself.

Rinabeth Apostol's Take Two: the Luck and Logistics of Back-to-Back Roles

Rinabeth Apostol's Take Two: the Luck and Logistics of Back-to-Back Roles

By Jim Gladstone | Jun 3, 2022

On May 8, Rinabeth Apostol will take her last bow as Alison Bechdel in the 42nd Street Moon production of the Tony-winning musical "Fun Home." Just three nights later, she'll be on stage at the Magic Theatre in "Monument, or Four Sisters (A Sloth Play)."

'A Strange Loop' Actor, Creator on Long Journey to Tony Noms

'A Strange Loop' Actor, Creator on Long Journey to Tony Noms

By John CaruccI | Jun 2, 2022

When Jaquel Spivey found out he was nominated for a Tony Award as lead actor in "A Strange Loop," he was shocked. Not just for the normal reasons, but for the statement it made.

The Psych Drama Company's Production of 'The Lion In Winter': A Literal Dream Come True

The Psych Drama Company's Production of 'The Lion In Winter': A Literal Dream Come True

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 2, 2022

The Psych Drama Company's production of "The Lion in Winter" is a dream come true for co-director Wendy Lippe. Literally.

Sidney DuPont Finds a 'Powerful, Dynamic and Necessary' Role

Sidney DuPont Finds a 'Powerful, Dynamic and Necessary' Role

By Mark Kennedy | May 31, 2022

Sidney DuPont knew he'd made the right career decision when musical theater icon Chita Rivera not only threw a shoe at him but also slapped his face.

'Only Connect.' Meet the Cast of Boston's 'The Inheritance'

'Only Connect.' Meet the Cast of Boston's 'The Inheritance'

May 30, 2022

There is an incredible camaraderie on view at Boston's Roberts Studio Theater where the first regional production of "The Inheritance" runs through June 11. EDGE spoke with the production's cast members.

Show's Over for Famed Cabaret Show at France's Lido

Show's Over for Famed Cabaret Show at France's Lido

By Jade Le Deley | May 28, 2022

It's the end of an era for the famed Lido cabaret on Paris' Champs-Elysees.

The Cockettes: Glamour Hippies - Iconic Drag Troupe Returns for a New Show

The Cockettes: Glamour Hippies - Iconic Drag Troupe Returns for a New Show

By Christopher J. Beale | May 24, 2022

The Cockettes were only around for a few years, beginning in 1969, but left a fabulous legacy in their wake. A new show at Oasis revives their drag fabulism, with some original troupe members, including composer Scrumbly Koldewyn.

Actor Angela Lansbury to Receive a Special Tony Award

Actor Angela Lansbury to Receive a Special Tony Award

By Mark Kennedy | May 24, 2022

The folks who hand out Tony Awards believe five is not enough for Angela Lansbury.

'You Couldn't Ask for a Better Role.' Sara Gettelfinger on Playing Title Role in 'The Cher Show'

'You Couldn't Ask for a Better Role.' Sara Gettelfinger on Playing Title Role in 'The Cher Show'

By Steve Duffy | May 22, 2022

It takes three actresses to play Cher in "The Cher Show." Playing the diva role of the three is Sara Gettelfinger, who says she couldn't have asked for a better one.

Touring, Award-Winning 'Emojiland' Comes to Boston in June

Touring, Award-Winning 'Emojiland' Comes to Boston in June

May 15, 2022

The national tour of the acclaimed 2020 Off-Broadway show comes to Boston, June 14-19. It also visits Columbus, Ohio, (June 3-5); Hartford, Connecticut (June 10-12); and Philadelphia (June 21-26).

American Repertory Theater Sets American Premiere of Award-Winning 'Life of Pi'

American Repertory Theater Sets American Premiere of Award-Winning 'Life of Pi'

May 15, 2022

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University announced today that it will produce in its 2022/23 Season the North American premiere of "Life of Pi." Winner of 5 Olivier Awards, the play is current in London's West End.

Jessie Williams' Nude Scene from Broadway Show Ignites Social Media

Jessie Williams' Nude Scene from Broadway Show Ignites Social Media

By Emell Adolphus | May 15, 2022

After photos of Jesse Williams' full-frontal scene in Broadway's "Take Me Out" flooded the internet, thirsty social media users got the actor trending.

Watch: Patti LuPone's F-word Rant Scolding Maskless Broadway Patron

Watch: Patti LuPone's F-word Rant Scolding Maskless Broadway Patron

By Emell Adolphus | May 11, 2022

Patti LuPone directed an F-word-laced rant at a maskless Broadway patron following a performance of her hit musical "Company." A video circling around social media shows the crowd erupting in cheers.

Forster Meets Grindr in Hugely Entertaining 'The Inheritance'

Forster Meets Grindr in Hugely Entertaining 'The Inheritance'

By Robert Nesti | May 10, 2022

Matthew Lopez's Tony-winning "The Inheritance" gets its Boston premiere in an exemplary production.

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