Topics :: Boston theater

Conner on the Common :: Christiansen on 'Twelfth Night'

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
The Commonwealth Shakespeare Company returns to Boston Common July 23 - August 10 for seventeen evenings of "Twelfth Night." Star Conner Christiansen chats with EDGE about The Bard, the show, and being back in Boston.

Astro Boy & The God of Comics

By Kilian Melloy | Monday Jul 21, 2014
Company One presents a multi-faceted, visually dynamic, narratively scattershot mélange of biography, comedy, drama, manga, and more. Natsu Onoda Power directs her own script at the Boston Center for the Arts through Aug. 16.

Her Aching Heart

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jul 15, 2014
The Central Square Theater gets a jump on the 2014-15 season with a play that parallels a trashy romance novel with the bumps and twists of a just-developing relationship -- in both cases between a Molly and a Harriet.

The Walk Across America For Mother Earth

By Kilian Melloy | Monday Jul 14, 2014
Taylor Mac's new musical keeps its eyes open when it comes to the self-conscious showmanship of certain brands of activism, even while indulging in it.

Change of 'Fortune' :: Zach Winston Takes the Helm

By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Jul 10, 2014
In 2011, Vagabond Theatre Group's Zach Winston penned "The Unfortunate Cutthroats." Now he's directing the premiere of the brand-new "Fortune's Favored," by Leslie Moreau. Winston stops by the EDGE office to chat about it...

The ’Next’ Big Thing :: ’Pattern of Life’

By Michael Cox | Sunday Jun 22, 2014
When Bridget came to New Rep in 2008, she started to think about how she could make playwrights a part of the rehearsal method. "Pattern of Life" is the final event in a festival that actively explores the "next" iteration of dramatic works.

World Premiere of "Pattern of Life"

By EDGE | Friday Jun 20, 2014
The mistaken death of a young boy links two men thousands of miles apart. New Repertory Theatre announces "Pattern of Life" by Walt McGough, through June 29, 2014 at the Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210.

The ’Sex Fest’ Comes Again

By EDGE | Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
Do you like to play? At Heart and Dagger’s "Sex Fest II" Boston’s sexiest playwrights explore the ins and outs of sex in a series of titillating and thought-provoking examinations of one of our favorite (and most anxiety-ridden) activities.

On the Verge

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday May 14, 2014
For a seemingly feminist work, this Eric Overmeyr play displays a curious affinity for the episodic, the fantastical, and the extreme; the "boys’ own" adventure, in other words.

Carrie: The Musical

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday May 14, 2014
Any story set in high school is a horror story, practically by definition, unless it’s a musical... unless, of course, the production in question is "Carrie: The Musical," the newly-resurgent, re-tooled version of the famous flop from the 1980s.