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'The Mikado' Leaps Into the 21st Century (With a Little Help from Sean Graney)

By Robert Nesti | Apr 1
Director Sean Graney brings his company - The Hypocrites - to the ART's Oberon performing space with an environmental take on Gilbert & Sullivan's "The Mikado." EDGE spoke to the innovative director about his funhouse production.

Performance Review :: 80th BrAVA Anniversary Concert

MUSIC | By Lewis Whittington | Apr 1
Opera fans in sleek gowns and satin-lapel tuxes floated around the Kimmel Center lobby for the Academy of Vocal Arts 80th BrAVA Anniversary Concert.

Zainab Jah Takes a Chance as Hamlet

THEATRE | By Lewis Whittington | Apr 1
For the title role in Wilma Theater's upcoming "Hamlet," director Blanka Zizka cast against type and sought out British actor Zainab Jah. EDGE spoke to Jah about the challenge of playing Shakespeare's best-known tragic character.

Performance Review :: Kevin Early: On the Record

THEATRE | By Les Spindle | Apr 1
Kevin Earley goes 'On the Record' at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal in North Hollywood.

Cynthia Lennon, First Wife of John Lennon, Dies of Cancer

CELEBRITIES | Apr 1
Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of former Beatles guitarist John Lennon, has died of cancer at her home in Spain. She was 75.

Businesses, Performers Boycott Indiana Because of New Law

CELEBRITIES | Apr 1
Businesses and organizations are canceling events and barring travel to Indiana over a religious objections law that critics say would allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.