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Add Fringe to Your Summer!

THEATRE | By Lisa Lipsey | Jul 18
San Diego local Todd Blakesley has the illustrious title of "Knowing All Things Fringe." He is festival coordinator for the San Diego International Fringe Festival, now entering its third year. Here are some of this year's highlights...

Mike McGowan :: Commanding the Old Globe Stage in 'Kiss Me, Kate'

THEATRE | By Bill Biss | Jul 4
All the elements align to a fine degree with the latest revival of Kiss Me, Kate at The Old Globe theatre. Star Mike McGowan discusses the production.

'Singin' in the Rain' :: Bring on the Song! Bring on the Dance! Bring on the Rain!

THEATRE | By Lisa Lipsey | May 23
San Diego Musical Theatre is bringing it to us live on stage... rain and all.

Max von Essen: An American Plays French (and Gay?) in Paris on B'way

THEATRE | By Frank J. Avella | May 17
Learning to sight-read and practicing piano to Gershwin tunes as a child led Max von Essen to an exceptional featured role in the long-awaited Broadway stage production of the iconic MGM classic film "An American in Paris."

Chita Rivera Revisits Kander & Ebbs 'The Visit' One More Time

CELEBRITIES | By Brian Scott Lipton | May 16
Perhaps there's no greater example of her tenacity than "The Visit," Chita Rivera's newest Broadway musical featuring a score by dear friends John Kander and the late Fred Ebb and a book by the great Terrence McNally.

The Wild Side of Sally Bowles :: 'Cabaret' at the Welk

THEATRE | By Bill Biss | May 9
The latest incarnation of "Cabaret" pops its cork at the Welk Resort Theatre running from Friday, May 1 through Sunday, July 26.

Sandra Bernhard Plays San Francisco's Regency Ballroom

THEATRE | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 17
On Friday, May 1, Sandra Bernhard will bring her new live show, "Sandra Bernhard is #blessed" at San Francisco's Regency Ballroom.

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

THEATRE | 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.

LA Women's Theater Festival Honors Five Actors

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 25
On March 26, The Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival will honor five women for their exceptional career and life achievements in its Opening Night Champagne Gala and Awards Ceremony.

Interview with Martin Sherman Author of 'Bent'

THEATRE | 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.

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