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Chita Rivera will headline the event

Chita Rivera Performs at Art Attack Benefit at Birdland

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 15
On Monday, September 15, Broadway legend Chita Rivera will headline at "An Evening of Song," benefiting the Art Attack Foundation at the equally legendary Birdland music club.


Theatre Reviews

A scene from 'Macbeth'


By Colleen Cottet | Sep 15
The Harris Theater for Music and Dance stages a bold new version of "Macbeth."

Fred A. Wellisch is having nun of it!

Miracles in the Fall

By Christine Malcom | Sep 9
Chuck O'Connor's play is the story of alcoholism, self-destruction and self-preservation, faith and family secrets, all set against the backdrop of a world turning itself upside down.

Josh Nordmark (far left) with (left to right) Brad Woodard, Zach Bloomfield, Antonio Zhiurinskas, Drew Schad and Ben Werling

The Whaleship Essex

By Beth Dugan | Sep 9
Generally considered to be the first great American novel, "Moby Dick" by Herman Melville, is based on the true story of the Whaleship Essex, a whaling ship from Nantucket that was rammed and sunk by a sperm whale it has been hunting.


Theatre Features

William Inge's Dark Side Explored at Upcoming Ptown Festival

By Robert Israel | Sep 8
William Inge & Tennessee Williams were friends & rivals. Both dominated 1950s American theater, but dealt with being gay differently. At the upcoming Williams Theatre Festival in Ptown, four short Inge plays explore his relationship with being gay.

Justin V. Bond in 'The Drift'

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

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 8
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."

Thayne Jasperson as Pothos in "Finding Neverland" at the ART

Thayne Jasperson :: Scene Stealing (On All Fours)

By Robert Nesti | Sep 4
In the new musical "Finding Neverland" actor Thayne Jasperson has no lines of dialogue & performs on all fours, but as J.M. Barrie's dog Porthos, he steals the show. EDGE spoke to the talented actor about his extremely physical role.