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COVID-19 Temporarily Stops Daniel Craig's Return to Broadway

COVID-19 Temporarily Stops Daniel Craig's Return to Broadway

By Mark Kennedy | Apr 5, 2022

Could it be the curse of the Scottish play? Daniel Craig's return to Broadway in a new version of "Macbeth" has been temporarily halted after the actor contracted COVID-19.

'¡Americano!' A Real Dreamer Story Debuts Off-Broadway

'¡Americano!' A Real Dreamer Story Debuts Off-Broadway

By Sigal Ratner-Arias | Apr 3, 2022

On his 18th birthday, Tony Valdovinos discovered something his parents never told him: He was an undocumented immigrant — a so-called "Dreamer". Now his life is portrayed in a new off-Broadway musical, "¡Americano!."

New 'La Boheme' Tells Story in Reverse for Happy Ending

New 'La Boheme' Tells Story in Reverse for Happy Ending

By Mike Silverman | Apr 2, 2022

The man who staged Wagner in a parking garage and put his audience in stretch limos to watch an opera while driving around Los Angeles is now turning his hand to a staple of the repertory.

Provincetown Theater Announces 2022 Season

Provincetown Theater Announces 2022 Season

Mar 31, 2022

From Mae West to Cheryl Strayed, the Provincetown Theater is proud to announce that five very distinguished and distinctive American playwrighting voices will headline our 2022 season in Provincetown, MA, the birthplace of American Theater.

Hillary Clinton to Voice 'Into The Woods' Role in Arkansas

Hillary Clinton to Voice 'Into The Woods' Role in Arkansas

Mar 29, 2022

Hillary Clinton will play the offstage role of the Giant in a production of Stephen Sondheim's "Into The Woods" in her onetime home state of Arkansas, the Arkansas Repertory Theatre announced on Monday.

Watch: Jesse Williams Talks Being Straight, Playing Gay in Broadway's 'Take Me Out'

Watch: Jesse Williams Talks Being Straight, Playing Gay in Broadway's 'Take Me Out'

By Emell Adolphus | Mar 26, 2022

Jesse Williams talks about being straight and playing gay in Broadway's "Take Me Out."

Review: Be Gobsmacked by 'Freestyle Love Supreme'

Review: Be Gobsmacked by 'Freestyle Love Supreme'

By Robert Nesti | Mar 24, 2022

Watching the amazing "Freestyle Love Supreme," the improvisational hip-hop musical at the Emerson-Colonial Theatre through April 2, the question that comes to mind is: How do they do it?

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Returns: Out Dancer Vernard J. Gilmore Celebrates 25 Years with the Iconic Company

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Returns: Out Dancer Vernard J. Gilmore Celebrates 25 Years with the Iconic Company

By Philip Mayard | Mar 22, 2022

Having danced with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for an astounding 25 years, dancer Vernard J. Gilmore's love and passion for the company, and in particular the classic work "Revelations," is still radiant.

Michael Jackson Musical to Launch National Tour in 2023

Michael Jackson Musical to Launch National Tour in 2023

By Mark Kennedy | Mar 21, 2022

The new, splashy Broadway musical about Michael Jackson is going to moonwalk across America next year.

Front-Line Nurses Star in Online Staging of Play 'Antigone'

Front-Line Nurses Star in Online Staging of Play 'Antigone'

By Mark Kennedy | Mar 17, 2022

Nurses are getting a chance to talk about how they've navigated the last few harrowing years as part of a theater project that is hosting a free Zoom reading of Sophocles' 2,500-year-old play "Antigone."

Irate Man Storms Out of 'Rent' — Didn't Know It Was About 'Gays'

Irate Man Storms Out of 'Rent' — Didn't Know It Was About 'Gays'

Mar 15, 2022

An irate theatergoer stormed out of a production of "RENT," complaining he didn't know it was about gays after a same sex couple performed a duet.

Once Again on the 'Island' - Talking with Pascale Florestal and Paul Daigneault on SpeakEasy's New Take on Classic Musical

Once Again on the 'Island' - Talking with Pascale Florestal and Paul Daigneault on SpeakEasy's New Take on Classic Musical

By Robert Nesti | Mar 11, 2022

The SpeakEasy Stage returns to "Once on This Island,' which they first produced some 30 years ago. EDGE spoke with director Pascale Florestal & co.'s artistic director Paul Daigneault about a new take on the classic.

Jay C. Ellis on Juggling Words, Finding New Rhythms, and 'Freestyle Love Supreme'

Jay C. Ellis on Juggling Words, Finding New Rhythms, and 'Freestyle Love Supreme'

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 10, 2022

Out Broadway veteran Peter C. Ellis tells EDGE what goes into the on-the-spot and off-the-cuff storytelling in the national tour of "Freestyle Love Supreme."

Tony Awards to Return to Regular Date and Place

Tony Awards to Return to Regular Date and Place

By Mark Kennedy | Mar 9, 2022

In another sign that show business is snapping back to its pre-pandemic rhythm, the Tony Awards will once again take place in June and at a familiar location, Radio City Music Hall.

Trinity's Powerful 'Gem of the Ocean' Is Not to Be Missed

Trinity's Powerful 'Gem of the Ocean' Is Not to Be Missed

By Will Demers | Mar 8, 2022

Trinity Rep's "Gem of the Ocean" is a jewel that needs no polishing; just viewing in all of its splendor.

Pamela Anderson Set to Make Her Broadway Debut in 'Chicago'

Pamela Anderson Set to Make Her Broadway Debut in 'Chicago'

Mar 7, 2022

One of the planet's biggest celebrities will play a woman desperately craving fame when Pamela Anderson makes her Broadway debut next month in the musical "Chicago," The Associated Press has learned.

Broadway Star Will Swenson to Play Neil Diamond in 'A Beautiful Noise'

Broadway Star Will Swenson to Play Neil Diamond in 'A Beautiful Noise'

Mar 5, 2022

Tony Award-winning actor Will Swenson has been cast as Neil Diamond in the upcoming musical "A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical."

Playwright Katie Forgette Talks GBSC's Production of 'Incident at Our Lady of Perpetual Help'

Playwright Katie Forgette Talks GBSC's Production of 'Incident at Our Lady of Perpetual Help'

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 3, 2022

Katie Fogette's comedy takes place in a Catholic household in the 1970s — with all the hilarity that could possibly ensue. Forgette chats about memory, changing times, and the ups and downs of belonging.

Colman Domingo's 'Dot' at NCTC

Colman Domingo's 'Dot' at NCTC

By Jim Gladstone | Mar 1, 2022

Colman Domingo got his first ever stage role at the New Conservatory Theatre Center. Now, amid a successful career on Broadway and TV ('Euphoria'), his play, 'Dot' opens at the company where he got his start.

Heklina Returns: Drag Fave to Perform a New Solo Show at Oasis

Heklina Returns: Drag Fave to Perform a New Solo Show at Oasis

By Jim Provenzano | Mar 1, 2022

In an auspicious return to her former nightlife roost, Heklina will perform a new solo show with stories and live — yes, live singing — on March 10 and 11 at Oasis.

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