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Fast Theatre for a Good Cause :: Boston Theater Marathon

By EDGE | Apr 24
Boston Playwrights’ Theatre presents the 16th annual Boston Theater Marathon and the sixth year of The Warm-Up Laps. The Boston Theater Marathon features 53 ten-minute plays, by 55 New England playwrights, produced by 53 New England theatres in ten hours.

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Theatre Reviews

Suli Holum performance is delivered in intimate HD in ArtEmerson’s "The Wholehearted"

The Wholehearted

By Michael Cox | Apr 24
Stein/Holum Project brings the power of the close-up to the Arts Emerson Jackie Liebergott Black Box in "The Wholehearted." Staged in an intimate setting, it uses video projection to bring the audience closer to Suli Holum’s nuanced performance.

Live Long and Prosper with Gorilla Tango Burlesque

The Rack of Khan: A Star Trek Burlesque

By Diane Bushemi | Apr 21
Gorilla Tango presents burlesque with a Star Trek theme and delicious gender-bending, through June 27.

Meesh (Caroline Neff) and Manda (Zoe Perry) in Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s production of ’The Way West’

The Way West

By Christine Malcom | Apr 18
In a modern-day California town that’s seen better days, Mom shares death-defying tales of pioneer crossings with her two squabbling adult daughters as she waits for her bankruptcy to come through.

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Theatre Features

Pride Films and Plays is accepting submissions through May 1

Chicago’s Pride Films Accepts Submissions for Women’s Words Fest

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 15
Pride Films and Plays is now accepting submissions of new works for the stage and screen for Women’s Words Fest, through May 1.

Billy Porter on ’Kinky Boots’ anniversary, new CD

By Mark Kennedy | Apr 14
Billy Porter has good reason to be happy these days. He’s celebrating his anniversary in the hit musical "Kinky Boots" and is about to release a new CD of Broadway standards.

Yannick Greweldinger, Reinier Schimmel & Silke Hundertmark in "Lebensraum" at ArtsEmerson

Double Reality :: Bringing Humanity to Life in ’Lebensraum’

By Michael Cox | Apr 8
Director Jakop Ahlbom discusses his darkly comic homage to the silent film auteur Buster Keaton, "Lebensraum." In this surreal and dialogue-free play, two male inventors run into problems when they create a mechanical doll to help them keep house.

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