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'If/Then' :: Taking the Show on the Road

THEATRE | By Richard Dodds | Oct 31
It's been reunion time for Anthony Rapp and Idina Menzel, who first worked together nearly 20 years ago as original cast members of "Rent." Now they are on a post-Broadway tour of "If/Then,"

Adult Harry Potter (and Son) Coming to Stage in a New Play

THEATRE | By Jill Lawless | Oct 23
Producers announced Friday that "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will center on an adult Harry and his son Albus Severus.

Critics Deliver Mixed Verdict on Hyped Cumberbatch 'Hamlet'

THEATRE | By Jill Lawless | Aug 27
It's a "Hamlet" with Hollywood-level hype and an A-list star in Benedict Cumberbatch. But London's latest stage sensation is more than a Shakespearean star vehicle.

Buds Anthony Rapp & Telly Leung Bloom at Ptown Theater

THEATRE | By EDGE | Aug 10
The world premiere of "Buds of Broadway" debuts on August 14-15 for a two night only event at the Provincetown Theater featuring stars Anthony Rapp, from "If/Then" and "Rent" and Telly Leung, star of "Glee," "Godspell" and "Wicked."

Max von Essen: An American Plays French (and Gay?) in Paris on B'way

THEATRE | By Frank J. Avella | May 17
Learning to sight-read and practicing piano to Gershwin tunes as a child led Max von Essen to an exceptional featured role in the long-awaited Broadway stage production of the iconic MGM classic film "An American in Paris."

Chita Rivera Revisits Kander & Ebbs 'The Visit' One More Time

CELEBRITIES | By Brian Scott Lipton | May 16
Perhaps there's no greater example of her tenacity than "The Visit," Chita Rivera's newest Broadway musical featuring a score by dear friends John Kander and the late Fred Ebb and a book by the great Terrence McNally.

Sandra Bernhard Plays San Francisco's Regency Ballroom

THEATRE | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 17
On Friday, May 1, Sandra Bernhard will bring her new live show, "Sandra Bernhard is #blessed" at San Francisco's Regency Ballroom.

'Needles and Opium' 20 Years Later - Still Alive, Still Relevant

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Apr 6
Twenty years ago director/writer Robert Lepage and performer Marc Labrèche collaborated on a piece about obsession and hearbreak. They return to the project for a U.S. tour that begins in Boston this week. EDGE spoke to Labrèche about the project.

Interview with Martin Sherman Author of 'Bent'

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Mar 8
Martin Sherman's Holocaust drama "Bent" is one of the most influential gay plays of the last half-century in the way that it brings gay characters and history into the mainstream. We speak to Sherman about "Bent" and about his life creating theatre.

With New Album Billy Porter is 'Back on Broadway'

MUSIC | By EDGE | Mar 3
Tony® and GRAMMY® Award-winning Billy Porter's highly anticipated debut, "Billy's Back on Broadway" (Concord Records), is scheduled for release April 15, and it's featuring ten classics made famous on the Great White Way.

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