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Talking with Stephen Spinella About Warhol and Capote Talking About A Play About Warhol and Capote Talking About A Play

Talking with Stephen Spinella About Warhol and Capote Talking About A Play About Warhol and Capote Talking About A Play

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 8
EDGE had the privilege and the pleasure of interviewing Stephen Spinella about the ART's production of "WarholCapote," a play that is about conversations conducted, at least in part, to create a play about conversations.

Heart & Dagger Plunges In with Musical Twosome 'Menopausal Mermaid,' 'Hair'

Heart & Dagger Plunges In with Musical Twosome 'Menopausal Mermaid,' 'Hair'

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 7
It's the Trump era, America is deeply divided, and we so need to let the sun shine in and dispel the darkness. Cue Heart & Dagger's ambitious one-two theatrical punch: A pair of musicals that will tickle the funny bone and lighten these dark days.

'Or' :: A Chat with Erin Eva Butcher

'Or' :: A Chat with Erin Eva Butcher

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 5
Aphra Behn was a 17th Century poet and playwright, and also a spy for King Charles II. Maiden Phoenix Founding Artistic Director Erin Eva Butcher chats with EDGE about Behn, women in life and theater, and the 17th and 21st centuries.

Trans Actor Cody Sloan on SpeakEasy's 'Men on Boats'

Trans Actor Cody Sloan on SpeakEasy's 'Men on Boats'

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 1
Cody Sloan chatted about the play's challenges to white, cis-male-made history, standing strong against resurgent bigotry, and the inherent personal vulnerability that's part and parcel of the theatrical arts.

Magic and... Fascism? :: Lila Rose Kaplan Talks Off the Grid's Collaborative 'Devised' Play 'The Weird'

Magic and... Fascism? :: Lila Rose Kaplan Talks Off the Grid's Collaborative 'Devised' Play 'The Weird'

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 22
Four playwrights; one mysterious new work theater. EDGE set out to discover the secrets behind Off the Grid's new endeavor, "The Weird." One of the coven of four writers behind the show, Lila Rose Kaplan, teases and intrigues us.

'This American Life' :: On the Road with Ira Glass

'This American Life' :: On the Road with Ira Glass

By Joel Martens | Aug 19
"This American Life" is all about the stories and people who make up this vast, varied and always complicated world, and Ira Glass is the yarn-spinner that leads the always-fascinating narrative.

Todrick Hall - 'Straight Outta Oz'

Todrick Hall - 'Straight Outta Oz'

By Joel Martens | Aug 19
Using the favorite childhood Ozian tale as the base for his original endeavor, Todrick Hall has waved his magic wand and graced us with a fable-turned-on-its-head, original musical called "Straight Outta Oz."

John Greiner-Ferris: From Public Works to Alley Cat

John Greiner-Ferris: From Public Works to Alley Cat

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 18
Former Boston Public Works member John Greiner-Ferris has a new theater company and, as its inaugural production, "Plank" tackles issues of identity, individuality, and community. The playwright told EDGE all about it.

'Thunder Thighs' Video Celebrates Women's Bodies

'Thunder Thighs' Video Celebrates Women's Bodies

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 13
"Thunder Thighs," a new video from Brooklyn-based musician, artist, designer and director Miss Eaves, aims to make women feel good about their bodies.

 'Dukes of Hazzard' Star Regrets Arrest, Aims for Sobriety

'Dukes of Hazzard' Star Regrets Arrest, Aims for Sobriety

By Mark Kennedy | Aug 8
"The Dukes of Hazzard" star Tom Wopat says he'll be taking time to address his ongoing struggle with substance abuse following his arrest in Massachusetts on indecent assault and battery charges.

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