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Connor Christiansen

Conner on the Common :: Christiansen on 'Twelfth Night'

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 22
The Commonwealth Shakespeare Company returns to Boston Common July 23 - August 10 for seventeen evenings of "Twelfth Night." Star Conner Christiansen chats with EDGE about The Bard, the show, and being back in Boston.

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Theatre Reviews

Clark Young as Astro Boy's creator, Dr. Tenma, in 'Astro Boy and the God of Comics," continuing through Aug. 16 at the BCA

Astro Boy & The God of Comics

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 21
Company One presents a multi-faceted, visually dynamic, narratively scattershot mélange of biography, comedy, drama, manga, and more. Natsu Onoda Power directs her own script at the Boston Center for the Arts through Aug. 16.

Annie Hochheiser as Eudora and Lauren Robinson as Luann in 'Fortune's Favored'

Fortune's Favored

By Michael Cox | Jul 19
Eudora works in an arcade in Big Ugly, West Virginia (a real place), so you can imagine what kind of a life she leads. But she perks up when a mysterious stranger blows into town and makes her an offer too good to be true.

Charles Sedgwick Hall, Ryan Winkles and Josh Aaron McCabe

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

By J. Peter Bergman | Jul 18
In two hours plus a few minutes, all 37 plays in Shakespeare's canon have come and gone across the Tina Packer Stage at Shakespeare and Company.

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Theatre Features

Zach Winston

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

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 10
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...

Scout Durwood ukes it up

From ’Vegas’ to New York: Scout Durwood Plays the Dixon HOT!

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 9
Scout Durwood, the chanteuse behind the character Lady Scoutington, brings her cabaret-style Vegas revue "Woman of Whimsy: This Would Kill in Vegas" to the Dixon Place HOT Fest on July 10.

Lewis J. Stadlen, Cady Huffman, Nathan Lane, and Jonny Orsini in a scene from Lincoln Center Theater’s production of ’The Nance’

Nathan Lane Stars In 1930s Gay Drama ’The Nance’

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jul 4
In Douglas Carter Beane’s acclaimed new play Nathan Lane plays Chauncey Miles, who plays a variety of "nance" characters in a low rent burlesque house in late 1930s New York City.

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