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Consuming Humans :: Amelia Broome Plays Mrs. Lovett

By Michael Cox | Saturday Sep 20, 2014
Amelia Broome plays Mrs. Lovett one of the most compelling antiheros written for the musical theatre in the Lyric Stage Company's production of: "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," through October 11.

Celebrating Silly Celebs :: 'Autobiography' Actors on the Show

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Saturday Sep 20, 2014
When "Celebrity Autobiography" performs at Feinstein's At the Nikko on September 20 and 21, audiences will have a chance to laugh at, and with, all those "shocking" tell-all autobiographies.

Women's Words Fest Includes a Week of Lesbian-Themed Entertainment

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 18, 2014
Chicago's Women's Words Fest will now include a week of lesbian-themed entertainment, including a film festival, staged readings, dance, prose and plays, all at the Chicago Public House Theater.

The Lion King

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
"The Lion King" stands triumphant as ever. If you've seen it, it's even better than you might remember; if you haven't seen it, there's no excuse: The show is back in Boston through Oct. 12.


By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
A strict nun; an affable priest. The Stoneham Theatre's production of John Patrick Shanley's 2004 play examines a crisis of faith not just in God, but also in one's fellow human beings... and one's own convictions.

On The Town - Original London Cast Recording

By Steven Bergman | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
Sony Masterworks continues to release new digital soundtracks from their vaults. This recording is the 1963 London Cast of an underrated Leonard Bernstein classic.

Closer Than Ever

By Kilian Melloy | Sunday Sep 14, 2014
These two dozen songs are snug little portraits of life experience of all sorts. They make for an assortment of mini-theatrical experiences.


By Doug Rule | Sunday Sep 14, 2014
The show needs punchy music to match the punch of the story about a girl who gives up everything to pursue her dream - only to besmirch her own plans by pursuing love and happiness.

Margaret Cho Brings Her Mother Tour to Florida For Two Nights

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Friday Sep 12, 2014
Comedienne Margaret Cho has made the LGBT community laugh for over twenty years, and her tireless advocacy work has made the world a better place. She's bringing her act back to Florida.

Justin V. Bond Stages Free Association Show 'The Drift' at Joes' Pub

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Sep 8, 2014
On September 11, Justin Vivian Bond embarks on a new, free associative collage of spoken word and song that is inspired by Tennessee Williams' story "The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone."