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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?

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.

Review :: Legally Blind: The Helen Keller Musical

By Robert Nesti | May 20
The Gold Dust Orphans take on "Gypsy" with "Legally Blind: The Helen Keller Musical." Final score: "Gypsy" 1, Gold Dust Orphans 0.

Show and Tell with The Naked Magicians

By Steve Duffy | May 19
Christopher Wayne and Mike Tyler are the creators of the world's naughtiest magic show "The Naked Magic Show." EDGE spoke the duo about their show that's currently touring the U.S.

Review :: Boston Ballet's Swan Lake

By Sue Katz | May 17
"Swan Lake," originally premiered in 1895, is a sensory enchantment, but the emotional fireworks were lacking in a recent Thursday night performance by the Boston Ballet.

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