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Michael Urie and Devere Rogers on Interracial Gay Romance in Broadway's 'Chicken & Biscuits'

Michael Urie and Devere Rogers on Interracial Gay Romance in Broadway's 'Chicken & Biscuits'

By Ryan Leeds | Nov 4, 2021

Co-stars Michael Urie and Devere Rogers chat about their experience playing an interracial gay couple in Broadway's "Chicken & Biscuits."

A Fractured Forest Frolic in Douglas Carter Beane's 'Fairycakes'

A Fractured Forest Frolic in Douglas Carter Beane's 'Fairycakes'

By Matthew Wexler | Nov 4, 2021

Douglas Carter Beane's new Off-Broadway play "Fairycakes" struggles to find its rhythm as a contemporary take on "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

Broadway Review: 'Caroline, or Change'

Broadway Review: 'Caroline, or Change'

By Ryan Leeds | Nov 4, 2021

Sharon D Clarke reprises her Olivier Award-winning role in a revival of Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori's musical "Caroline, or Change."

Greg Kinnear Readies (Again) for his Broadway Debut

Greg Kinnear Readies (Again) for his Broadway Debut

By Mark Kennedy | Nov 4, 2021

Greg Kinnear was just a month away from making his Broadway debut in the play "To Kill a Mockingbird" when the pandemic shut theater down in March 2020. He's not giving up: Early next year, he'll try again.

Philadelphia Ballet's Scores with Innovative 'The Spark'

Philadelphia Ballet's Scores with Innovative 'The Spark'

By Lewis Whittington | Nov 3, 2021

During October, the company performed a series of concerts called "The Spark" at the Performance Garage, just blocks from the company's studios on North Broad St.

Drag in Their Family

Drag in Their Family

By Jim Gladstone | Nov 2, 2021

Terry Guest, the Chicago-based playwright of "At The Wake of a Dead Drag Queen," shares the inspiration for his play; also, Brava Theater Center hosts the Theyfriend Nonbinary Performance Festival.

Audra McDonald Eyes Broadway Again in Adrienne Kennedy Play

Audra McDonald Eyes Broadway Again in Adrienne Kennedy Play

By Mark Kennedy | Nov 1, 2021

Audra McDonald is going from host of the Tony Awards to another stage role.

'The Lehman Trilogy' Brings an Epic Tale of Capitalism to Broadway

'The Lehman Trilogy' Brings an Epic Tale of Capitalism to Broadway

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 29, 2021

The story of one of America's greatest and most epic financial fails soars on Broadway thanks to laser-sharp performances and director Sam Mendes.

Boston Director Joey Frangieh Wants You to Run this Sunday for 'The Gay Agenda'

Boston Director Joey Frangieh Wants You to Run this Sunday for 'The Gay Agenda'

By Steve Duffy | Oct 27, 2021

Boston Theater Company artistic director Joey Frangieh wants you to run on Sunday for 'The Gay Agenda'

'Last Five Years' Heads to Boston's Lyric Stage Company

'Last Five Years' Heads to Boston's Lyric Stage Company

Oct 27, 2021

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston presents its first musical since "Little Shop of Horrors" in October 2019 with Jason Robert Brown's intimate portrait of young romance in "The Last Five Years."

Watch: Dancer Corey O'Brien Reflects On 9 Years Of Sobriety In 'Freedom'

Watch: Dancer Corey O'Brien Reflects On 9 Years Of Sobriety In 'Freedom'

By Emell Adolphus | Oct 25, 2021

Last week, O'Brien unveiled the short film "Freedom," which was produced in collaboration with the Los Angeles Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse.

'RENT's' New Angel, Javon King, Finds Magic in Iconic Role

'RENT's' New Angel, Javon King, Finds Magic in Iconic Role

By Steve Duffy | Oct 24, 2021

In the 'RENT - 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour," newcomer Javon King plays Angel, the drag queen AIDS activist. EDGE spoke to King about playing the iconic role.

Review: 'The Importance of Being Earnest' Remains Pungent Commentary

Review: 'The Importance of Being Earnest' Remains Pungent Commentary

By Joe Siegel | Oct 22, 2021

Rhode Island Stage Ensemble's new production of the Oscar Wilde classic succeeds in every way, from the performances to the sets and costumes.

Broadway Review: 'Dana H.' — A Captivating and Harrowing Story of Survival

Broadway Review: 'Dana H.' — A Captivating and Harrowing Story of Survival

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 21, 2021

Tony Award-winning playwright Lucas Hnath pieces together recorded interviews of his mother's abduction in a captivating and harrowing new play.

Celebrating 50, 'Jesus Christ Superstar' is Muddled Spectacle

Celebrating 50, 'Jesus Christ Superstar' is Muddled Spectacle

By Adam Brinklow | Oct 20, 2021

This is the 50th anniversary production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's still-controversial 1970/71 rock opera, which imagines the final days of Jesus' life as a sweaty, high-emotion music festival.

Queen O'Ween at the Warfield

Queen O'Ween at the Warfield

By Jim Gladstone | Oct 19, 2021

"Halloween costumes are absolutely a form of drag," says Rosé, who performs with seven other "RuPaul'sDrag Race" vets in "Night of the Living Drag," a pumpkin month performance tour that makes its San Francisco stop at the Warfield Theater Oct. 25.

Julie Larson on Brother Jonathan's Legacy as 'RENT' Celebrates its 25th Birthday

Julie Larson on Brother Jonathan's Legacy as 'RENT' Celebrates its 25th Birthday

By Christopher Ehlers | Oct 16, 2021

EDGE spoke with the late Jonathan Larson's sister Julie about "RENT," her brother's legendary musical as it sets off its farewell tour.

Review: 'Introducing, Selma Blair' Funny, Relatable

Review: 'Introducing, Selma Blair' Funny, Relatable

By Kevin Taft | Oct 15, 2021

Honest and heartbreaking, "Introducing, Selma Blair" shows the actress facing her greatest role: Herself.

Trans Nonbinary 'Hamilton' Actor Alleges Discrimination, Retaliation in Suit

Trans Nonbinary 'Hamilton' Actor Alleges Discrimination, Retaliation in Suit

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 14, 2021

A transgender, nonbinary Black actor alleges in a lawsuit that they faced discrimination while working on "Hamilton," and says they were dropped from the show in retaliation.

Review: Bubbly 'Pretty Women: The Musical' Has Few Surprises

Review: Bubbly 'Pretty Women: The Musical' Has Few Surprises

By Will Demers | Oct 13, 2021

No need to remind audiences that "Pretty Woman: The Musical" is a retooling of a 1990 Disney produced romantic comedy.

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