Topics :: theater

Consuming Humans :: Amelia Broome Plays Mrs. Lovett

By Michael Cox | Thursday Sep 25, 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.

Ben & Brad Celebrate Sterling Silver Memories

By Michael Cox | Thursday Sep 25, 2014
Benjamin Sears & Bradford Conner celebrate their Silver Jubilee as a song duo with two special performances, along with a one hundredth anniversary performance of Irving Berlin's first Broadway show, "Watch Your Step."

Boston Actors Unite to Bring Albee Masterpiece to Life

By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
A self-governing pack of energetic actors rouses Edward Albee's classic "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" under the Actors' Equity Member Project Code in the intimate setting of the Democracy House in Cambridge.

The Forgetting Curve

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
Bright moments of inspiration, scientific insight, and dramatic developments are strung together in Bridge Rep's production of Vanda's new play "The Forgetting Curve," but the play's overall shape feels unfinished.

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.

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.

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."

Unique Post-B'way 'Trip to Bountiful' at ArtsEmerson

By EDGE | Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
Blair Underwood will join Tony Award-winner Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams in one of only two post-Broadway engagements of the critically acclaimed, Tony-nominated Broadway revival of Horton Foote's masterpiece "The Trip to Bountiful" this fall.