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Then, as Now, It's a Rich Man's World :: Karen MacDonald on Directing 'Old Money' for CSC

Then, as Now, It's a Rich Man's World :: Karen MacDonald on Directing 'Old Money' for CSC

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 2
Karen MacDonald, a longtime luminary of the Boston stage, chats with EDGE about taking the reins on Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's production of Wendy Wasserstein's "Old Money."

Adianne Krstansky on Customizing 'Every Brilliant Thing' with SpeakEasy Stage Company

Adianne Krstansky on Customizing 'Every Brilliant Thing' with SpeakEasy Stage Company

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 27
Adrianne Krstansky takes to the stage in SpeakEasy's latest production. Krstansky tells EDGE about making the character female and American, interacting with the audience, and what makes the play so "Brilliant."

Trump Dating Site Turns Away Gays... but Welcomes Adulterers, Features Pedophile?

Trump Dating Site Turns Away Gays... but Welcomes Adulterers, Features Pedophile?

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 20
The polarization of America into parallel realities continues, reaching a new low with dating sites aimed at Trump supporters.

Brown Box Theatre Project Checks In to John Kuntz's 'Hotel Nepenthe'

Brown Box Theatre Project Checks In to John Kuntz's 'Hotel Nepenthe'

Jan 11
With a versatile cast and director Alex Lonati at the helm, Brown Box Theatre Project is excited to bring this dark comedy to Boston audiences from March 2-11.

'Hype Man' :: Shawn LaCount on Company One Theatre's Upcoming 19th Season

'Hype Man' :: Shawn LaCount on Company One Theatre's Upcoming 19th Season

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 31
Company One Theatre has not shied away from challenging, culturally vital work. Now entering its 19th Season, the company prepares to bring Boston audiences a trio of shows by black male playwrights. Shawn LaCount tells EDGE more.

George Olesky on Playing 'Shakespeare in Love'

George Olesky on Playing 'Shakespeare in Love'

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 29
Local boy George Olesky is an experienced stage and television actor who is about to make his Boston theatrical debut. Olesky chats with EDGE about playing the Bard and his long journey to Brown, L.A., and back again.

'Bounce'ing from 'Wise Guys' to 'Road Show' - Tony Castellanos on Getting Sondheim Right

'Bounce'ing from 'Wise Guys' to 'Road Show' - Tony Castellanos on Getting Sondheim Right

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 28
What a storied journey Steven Sondheim's "Road Show" has had, undergoing various rewrites (and sporting different titles) until this, its current version, poised for a run at the Lyric Stage. Star Tony Castellanos tells EDGE all about it.

Take Your Pick is Back with 'Lost Girls' :: A Chat with Audrey Lynn Sylvia

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 19
For their second play, Take Your Pick Productions has prepared their take on John Pollono's "Lost Girls," a play about generational challenges in hardscrabble New Hampshire. Audrey Lynn Sylvia tells EDGE more about it.

Maurice Emmanuel Parent on Telling Stories from the Front Porch... Collective, That Is

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 1
Multi-talented Boston theater stalwart Maurice Emmanuel Parent talks with EDGE about a new company, the region's African-American theatrical legacy, and his return to "Man of La Mancha" with the New Repertory Theatre.

Around the Corner and Across the Years :: Jennifer Ellis on 'She Loves Me'

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 21
It was a pleasure to meet Jennifer Ellis and chat about the play and the many forms it's taken over the years, her co-stars, and what it is about the mysteries of love that make a story like this spring eternal.

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