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Review: The Players Put It Together with Stylish Sondheim Revue

Review: The Players Put It Together with Stylish Sondheim Revue

By Joe Siegel | May 17, 2022

The Players at Barker Playhouse are finishing their season with the highly stylish musical revue "Putting It Together," featuring the music of legendary composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim.

'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 16, 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.

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.

'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 15, 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.

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.

Review: '13 Past Midnight' Offers Edge-of-Your-Seat Suspense

Review: '13 Past Midnight' Offers Edge-of-Your-Seat Suspense

By Joe Siegel | May 9, 2022

Attleboro Community Theatre has brought a bit of murder and madness to the stage with "13 Past Midnight," a fun but familiar tale of people stuck in a house with a killer roaming the halls.

'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.

Review: Revival Raises Question, Who Has the Need for 'Virginia Woolf?'

Review: Revival Raises Question, Who Has the Need for 'Virginia Woolf?'

By Kevin Taft | May 7, 2022

Geffen Playhouse continues to welcome in-person audiences back by bravely staging Edward Albee's lengthy and polarizing classic "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"

 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.

Out Film and Stage Star Ariana DeBose to Host Tony Awards

Out Film and Stage Star Ariana DeBose to Host Tony Awards

By Mark Kennedy | May 4, 2022

New Academy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Ariana DeBose will host this year's Tony Awards.

Review: 'Spring Awakening: Those You've Known' a Fascinating Look Back

Review: 'Spring Awakening: Those You've Known' a Fascinating Look Back

By Rob Lester | May 3, 2022

A look inside the musical "Spring Awakening." Its 2006 Broadway cast and creative team reunites, and all the memories and music and emotion come flooding back.

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