Topics :: theater

Wonder of the World

By Kilian Melloy | Monday Jul 28, 2014
The Titanic Theatre Company's production of David Lindsay-Abaire's "Wonder of the World" is suitably (sometimes sublimely) zany, but fails to convince.

LezFest Chicago Motivates Community for Women's Words Weekend

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
On July 28, Pride Films and Plays presents "LezFest: A One Night Fling," a celebration in words, songs, music and theater at Mary's Attic. Join PFP for an evening all about ladies who love ladies who are artists.

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...

I Said Yes to Everything

By Phil Hall | Tuesday Jul 8, 2014
Oscar-winning actress/director Lee Grant recalls her life, although her recollection seems to be a little subjective.

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.

Tony, Tony, Tony! :: Award Predictions Here!

By Brian Scott Lipton | Thursday Jun 5, 2014
EDGE entertainment writer Brian Scott Lipton’s preview and picks of the best of this year’s Broadway season in advance of this Sunday’s Tony Awards.

Actor Fired After Booting Anti-Gay Heckler From Theater

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jun 3, 2014
A California theater fired one of its actors after he threw out a heckler for shouting anti-gay epithets at the cast during a production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."

’The Nance’ Set for Movie Screens and PBS

By Mark Kennedy | Thursday May 29, 2014
"The Nance" starring Nathan Lane has already been on Broadway. Now get ready for its appearance on movie screens and TV.

’Raisin in the Sun’ Rocks Orinda

By Erin Blackwell | Sunday May 25, 2014
If you’re unfamiliar with Lorraine Hansberry’s work, Cal Shakes’ revival of her innovative play "A Raisin in the Sun" (1959) will shake you out of your woeful stupor.