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'Only Connect.' Meet the Cast of Boston's 'The Inheritance'
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'Only Connect.' Meet the Cast of Boston's 'The Inheritance'

May 27, 2022

There is an incredible camaraderie on view at Boston's Roberts Studio Theater where the first regional production of "The Inheritance" runs through June 11. EDGE spoke with the production's cast members.

Review: Direct from the 1980s, Blue Man Group Stays Relevant

Review: Direct from the 1980s, Blue Man Group Stays Relevant

By Will Demers | May 26, 2022

With origins harking back to 1988, it can be a surprise that a group of performance artists is still relevant today

Watch: Stage Musical Version of NBC Series 'Smash' Headed to Broadway

Watch: Stage Musical Version of NBC Series 'Smash' Headed to Broadway

By Kilian Melloy | May 25, 2022

The NBC series "Smash," about the nuts and bolts of mounting a new Broadway musical, only lasted for two seasons — but now it's becoming a Broadway musical itself.

The Cockettes: Glamour Hippies - Iconic Drag Troupe Returns for a New Show

The Cockettes: Glamour Hippies - Iconic Drag Troupe Returns for a New Show

By Christopher J. Beale | May 24, 2022

The Cockettes were only around for a few years, beginning in 1969, but left a fabulous legacy in their wake. A new show at Oasis revives their drag fabulism, with some original troupe members, including composer Scrumbly Koldewyn.

Actor Angela Lansbury to Receive a Special Tony Award

Actor Angela Lansbury to Receive a Special Tony Award

By Mark Kennedy | May 24, 2022

The folks who hand out Tony Awards believe five is not enough for Angela Lansbury.

'You Couldn't Ask for a Better Role.' Sara Gettelfinger on Playing Title Role in 'The Cher Show'

'You Couldn't Ask for a Better Role.' Sara Gettelfinger on Playing Title Role in 'The Cher Show'

By Steve Duffy | May 22, 2022

It takes three actresses to play Cher in "The Cher Show." Playing the diva role of the three is Sara Gettelfinger, who says she couldn't have asked for a better one.

'Strange Loop's' L Morgan Lee Makes Broadway History with Tony Nomination

'Strange Loop's' L Morgan Lee Makes Broadway History with Tony Nomination

By Robert Nesti | May 22, 2022

This past Monday L Morgan Lee made Tony history as the first trans actress to be nominated for the award for "A Strange Loop." EDGE spoke to Lee about the nom, the show, and her career.

Review: Just the Right Moment for Gamm's 'Midsummer Night's Dream'

Review: Just the Right Moment for Gamm's 'Midsummer Night's Dream'

By Will Demers | May 16, 2022

Closing its 37th season with this comedy, the Gamm has found the right moment to bring this fanciful and fun tale to audiences that are still dealing with the effects of the pandemic.

Touring, Award-Winning 'Emojiland' Comes to Boston in June

Touring, Award-Winning 'Emojiland' Comes to Boston in June

May 15, 2022

The national tour of the acclaimed 2020 Off-Broadway show comes to Boston, June 14-19. It also visits Columbus, Ohio, (June 3-5); Hartford, Connecticut (June 10-12); and Philadelphia (June 21-26).

American Repertory Theater Sets American Premiere of Award-Winning 'Life of Pi'

American Repertory Theater Sets American Premiere of Award-Winning 'Life of Pi'

May 15, 2022

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University announced today that it will produce in its 2022/23 Season the North American premiere of "Life of Pi." Winner of 5 Olivier Awards, the play is current in London's West End.

Jessie Williams' Nude Scene from Broadway Show Ignites Social Media

Jessie Williams' Nude Scene from Broadway Show Ignites Social Media

By Emell Adolphus | May 15, 2022

After photos of Jesse Williams' full-frontal scene in Broadway's "Take Me Out" flooded the internet, thirsty social media users got the actor trending.

Watch: Patti LuPone's F-word Rant Scolding Maskless Broadway Patron

Watch: Patti LuPone's F-word Rant Scolding Maskless Broadway Patron

By Emell Adolphus | May 11, 2022

Patti LuPone directed an F-word-laced rant at a maskless Broadway patron following a performance of her hit musical "Company." A video circling around social media shows the crowd erupting in cheers.

Forster Meets Grindr in Hugely Entertaining 'The Inheritance'

Forster Meets Grindr in Hugely Entertaining 'The Inheritance'

By Robert Nesti | May 10, 2022

Matthew Lopez's Tony-winning "The Inheritance" gets its Boston premiere in an exemplary production.

Out Playwright James Ijames 'Overwhelmed' at Pulitzer Prize Win

Out Playwright James Ijames 'Overwhelmed' at Pulitzer Prize Win

May 10, 2022

Out playwright James Ijames responded to winning the Pulitzer Prize for drama for his comedic take on "Hamlet," "Fat Ham," despite it never having had a live performance.

'Harts' Desire' - Mark Nadler's meet-cute musical at Theatre Rhinoceros

'Harts' Desire' - Mark Nadler's meet-cute musical at Theatre Rhinoceros

By Jim Gladstone | May 10, 2022

San Francisco's Theater Rhinoceros hosts the debut of an altogether different 'Hart to Hart' (not the TV show) project from gay cabaret ace Mark Nadler, a solo show abrim with its own bonanza of queer bonafides.

Review: Boston Ballet's 'MINDScape' Offers Sassy Contemporary Moves

Review: Boston Ballet's 'MINDScape' Offers Sassy Contemporary Moves

By Iris Fanger | May 10, 2022

Who would have believed that the surprise hit of the Boston Ballet's May 5-15 program was created at rehearsals on Zoom for presentation during the COVID lockdown?

'I'm in Shock a Little Bit' — Tony Award Nominees React

'I'm in Shock a Little Bit' — Tony Award Nominees React

May 9, 2022

Some reactions from Tony Award nominees on Monday.

'A Strange Loop' Earns a Leading 11 Tony Award Nominations

'A Strange Loop' Earns a Leading 11 Tony Award Nominations

By Mark Kennedy | May 9, 2022

"A Strange Loop," Michael R. Jackson's critically cheered theater meta-journey earned a leading 11 Tony Award nominations Monday as Broadway joined the national discussion of race by embracing an envelope-pushing Black-written and Black-led musical.

Packed Tony Nominations Show Return of Pre-Pandemic Broadway

Packed Tony Nominations Show Return of Pre-Pandemic Broadway

By Mark Kennedy | May 9, 2022

After a frantic end to the Broadway season and some nervous moments as shows struggled to reach the eligibility deadline amid fresh COVID-19 outbreaks, nominations for the Tony Awards are finally at hand.

 MetLive Brings Dazzling 'Turandot' to Theaters on Saturday

MetLive Brings Dazzling 'Turandot' to Theaters on Saturday

May 5, 2022

Puccini's grandest spectacle, "Turandot," returns to cinemas nationwide on Saturday, May 7, at 12:55PM ET, as part of The Met: Live in HD series.

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