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Philly Troupe Put Walt Whitman on Trial in New Piece

Philly Troupe Put Walt Whitman on Trial in New Piece

Jun 3
On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the much lauded homo poet Walt Whitman's birth, a group of Philly queers and misfits known as The Bearded Ladies Cabaret gathers to put this ancestor and his legacy on trial.

 Review :: In the Closet

Review :: In the Closet

By Frank J. Avella | Jun 3
Given the dearth of gay plays opening this month, marking the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, Siegmund Fuch's affecting and moving, "In the Closet," about the importance of accepting and loving oneself—warts and all—lands at just the right time.

 Review :: Cal Shakes' A Midsummer Night's Dream

Review :: Cal Shakes' A Midsummer Night's Dream

By Adam Brinklow | May 30
EDGE reviews Cal Shakes' new production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream." How does it keep the timeless classic fresh and original?

Tom Hewitt Stars as 'Sweeney Todd' this Summer in Ptown

Tom Hewitt Stars as 'Sweeney Todd' this Summer in Ptown

May 28
This summer the Provincetown Theater is proud to present a 40th anniversary production of Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" starring Tony Award nominated leading man Tom Hewitt.

Bolivian Women Fight Gender-Based Violence Through Theater

Bolivian Women Fight Gender-Based Violence Through Theater

By Paola Flores | May 27
On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn't just make-believe for the 22 indigenous actresses: It's based on their own real-life experiences.

'Magic Mike The Musical' Cancels Boston Run

'Magic Mike The Musical' Cancels Boston Run

May 23
The producers of "Magic Mike The Musical" have cancelled a Boston engagement, saying that they don't feel the musical is ready for production.

Hope and Love in Arab Spring :: Gil Perez-Abraham and Sharif Afifi on 'We Live in Cairo'

Hope and Love in Arab Spring :: Gil Perez-Abraham and Sharif Afifi on 'We Live in Cairo'

By Kilian Melloy | May 23
In the A.R.T.'s world premiere of a new musical, young Egyptians press for freedom - and see their revolution fail. But that doesn't mean the spark of hope will be extinguished.

Elliot Norton Awards Reception @ Huntington Avenue Theater :: May 20, 2019

Elliot Norton Awards Reception @ Huntington Avenue Theater :: May 20, 2019

May 21
The Boston Theater Critics Association held their award ceremony Monday night at Boston's Huntington Avenue Theater. Later the attendees and honorees partied at the New England Conservatory of Music. See who was there.

 Review :: Shoggoths on the Veldt
San Francisco, CA

Review :: Shoggoths on the Veldt

By Adam Brinklow | May 21
It's probably not a big surprise that "Shoggoths on the Veldt" is a very weird play, (a Shoggoth being a blobby, shapeshifting monster), but not in any of the ways you might expect.

 Review :: 13 Reason Why - Season Two

Review :: 13 Reason Why - Season Two

By Michael Cox | May 21
Brian Yorkey's adaptation of Jay Asher's YA novel goes beyond its source material and continues in a second season. But the intensity is waning.

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