Topics :: theater

Gearing Up for Season Two :: Bridge Rep of Boston Stays Bold

By Kilian Melloy | Saturday Aug 23, 2014
With a slate of four exciting productions lined up for the 2014-15 season -- including two premieres, a one-woman show, and a selection from the Shakespearean canon -- Bridge Rep is building on the excitement it created over its first season.

LA Women's Theater Festival Holds Empowerment Day

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 21, 2014
On August 23 in Los Angeles' Fremont Centre Theatre, solo performers will come together with experts in their field for the day-long Los Angeles Women's Theater Festival Second Annual Solo Performer Empowerment Day.

Out There :: Lifetime Achievement

By Roberto Friedman | Saturday Aug 16, 2014
Undoubtedly the big art-house movie of the summer has been writer-director Richard Linklater's extraordinary "Boyhood." Slice of life? "Boyhood" gives you the whole pie.

Capturing the Essence of Barbra

By Richard Dodds | Friday Aug 15, 2014
As far as anyone knows, Barbra Streisand has not seen "Buyer & Cellar." But right now, the little off-Broadway show that has grown into a big hit is in her own backyard, running in Los Angeles as part of a national tour that arrives Aug. 19.

Vanessa Williams: A Solid Foundation

By Joel Martens | Saturday Aug 9, 2014
She sings, she dances, she acts on stage, on TV, and in movies. Now Vanessa Williams is ready to embark on a tour of the play "The Trip to Bountiful."

"Muskrat Love," American History Style :: John Kuntz on His New Theatrical Epic

By Kilian Melloy | Friday Aug 1, 2014
"Starf*cker." "After School Special." "The Salt Girl." "Hotel Nepenthe." Boston actor and playwright John Kuntz has authored his share of distinctive, sometimes disturbing, theatrical fare. Now he's penned an epic. He tells EDGE all...

Wonder of the World

By Kilian Melloy | Monday Jul 28, 2014
The Titanic Theatre Company's production of David Lindsay-Abaire's "Wonder of the World" is suitably (sometimes sublimely) zany, but fails to convince.

LezFest Chicago Motivates Community for Women's Words Weekend

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
On July 28, Pride Films and Plays presents "LezFest: A One Night Fling," a celebration in words, songs, music and theater at Mary's Attic. Join PFP for an evening all about ladies who love ladies who are artists.

Change of 'Fortune' :: Zach Winston Takes the Helm

By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Jul 10, 2014
In 2011, Vagabond Theatre Group's Zach Winston penned "The Unfortunate Cutthroats." Now he's directing the premiere of the brand-new "Fortune's Favored," by Leslie Moreau. Winston stops by the EDGE office to chat about it...

I Said Yes to Everything

By Phil Hall | Tuesday Jul 8, 2014
Oscar-winning actress/director Lee Grant recalls her life, although her recollection seems to be a little subjective.