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Meet David Korins, the Man Behind the Look of 'Hamilton'

By Mark Kennedy | May 25
When you see the Broadway smash "Hamilton" - if you're lucky enough to see it, that is - you should know that something important quietly happens at intermission.

Philadelphia Theatre Co. Premieres 'Hillary and Clinton'

By EDGE | May 25
Philadelphia Theatre Company closes its 2015-2016 season with the East Coast premiere of Lucas Hnath's "Hillary and Clinton," May 27-June 26.

Lin-Manuel Miranda's New Honor is as Sweet at Dessert

By Mark Kennedy | May 24
Lin-Manuel Miranda has already this year won a Pulitzer Prize, a Grammy, the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History and a MacArthur Foundation "genius" grant. What more could he get?

Hello, Gorgeous! Shoshana Bean Takes on Iconic Role in 'Funny Girl'

By Steve Duffy | May 24
In early June, actress/singer & songwriter Shoshana Bean takes on the iconic role of Fannie Brice in a new production of "Funny Girl" at North Shore Music Theatre. EDGE spoke to the Broadway veteran about the role & her career.

Lilly Awards Honor Danai Gurira, Martha Plimpton

By EDGE | May 23
Actors Martha Plimpton and Danai Gurira are among those to be honored at the May 23 Lilly Awards at the Signature Theatre.

Lea DeLaria Hosts 61st Annual Obie Awards

By EDGE | May 23
On Monday, May 23 at Webster Hall, Obie and Screen Actors GuildĀ® Award-winning actress Lea DeLaria will return as the host of this year's Obie Awards.

Transgender Actress and Activist Shakina Nayfack Announces Venues for NC Tour

May 23
Last month, transgender actress and activist Shakina Nayfack launched a crowd funding campaign on YouCaring.com to raise money to bring her "Manifest P*ssy Tour" to North Carolina.

'Hamilton' Opens Audition to Trans Actress

May 23
Broadway mega-hit "Hamilton," a show built on its non-traditional casting of America's founding fathers, may be on its way to getting even more diverse.

Review :: In the Body of the World

By Kilian Melloy | May 20
"In the Body of the World" veers from tenderly told accounts of family reconciliation and sisterly support to shattering (and, be warned, triggering) recollections of bodily and spiritual suffering.

Past and Present :: A Chat with 'Blood on the Snow' Author Patrick Gabridge

By Kilian Melloy | May 20
Patrick Gabridge has a keen interest in history -- and what better place for the prolific playwright than a city as rife with history and theater than Boston? His new play unfolds in the very same room where, in 1770, historic decisions were made.

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