Topics :: GLBT theater

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A Musical of Some Importance :: Nicholas Magierowski-Howe on Bad Habit's Production of the Terrence McNally Hit

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 4
Terrence McNally wrote the book for the musical stage version of the 1994 Albert Finney film about a gay Dublin man in 1964. EDGE catches up with Nicholas Magierowski-Howe, who stars in the Bad Habit production of the play.

Buds Anthony Rapp & Telly Leung Bloom at Ptown Theater

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."

Company One Opens a Premiere of a GLADD Nominated Play

By EDGE | May 25
The same weekend as Boston's gay pride parade, Company One Theatre opens "Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them," a fabulous GLAAD nominated play by A. Rey Pamatmat.

Controversial Casting of 'JC Superstar's' Mary Magdaline Upsets Some

By Michael Cox | Apr 28
When it was first produced, "Jesus Christ Superstar" was condemned by Christians and Jews alike and was actually banned in some countries. Now Fiddlehead Theatre Company's controversial casting of Mary Magdalene as a man is upsetting a whole new sector.

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

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.

Village People's Randy Jones Hosts Reading of 'GRINDR The Opera'

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 28
Randy Jones, the original Cowboy from the disco supergroup the Village People will host a reading of Erik Johannes von Ramsom's "GRINDR The Opera" on April 7 and 9 in New York City.

Interview with Martin Sherman Author of 'Bent'

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'

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.

'Sandra Bernhard Is #Blessed' Hits Joe's Pub For New Year's Eve

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 20
The inimitable Sandra Bernhard returns to Joe's Pub at The Public with her all new show, "Sandra Bernhard is #blessed," as part of her annual year-end residency, which starts December 26 and leads up to her New Year's Eve spectacle.

Style Becomes Substance in 'Far From Heaven'

By Michael Cox | Oct 8
The SpeakEasy Stage is currently presenting the Boston premiere of "Far From Heaven," a musical that uses the techniques of film director Douglas Sirk to explore social taboos amongst the societal conformation of the Eisenhower era.

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