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'Gods of Egypt' Studio, Director Apologize for White Cast

By Lindsey Bahr | Nov 30
"Gods of Egypt" director Alex Proyas apologized for casting mostly white actors in his upcoming film based on Egyptian mythology.

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La Mama Brings to Stage Life of Nun and Proto-Feminist Hildegard Von Bingen

By EDGE | Nov 30
From December 3-20 in Manhattan, LaMaMa will present their production of "Hildegard (vision)," an intimate and immersive performance installation inspired by the life and work of visionary nun Hildegard Von Bingen.

LPTW Study Shows Gender Parity Outside Broadway Theatres

By EDGE | Nov 30
The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), as part of a larger initiative called Women Count, has issued findings from its second annual analysis of the status of women employed in New York City theatres off-stage and outside the Broadway district.

NBC's 'The Wiz Live!' To Ease On Down That Tuneful Road

By Frazier Moore | Nov 27
Soon, a determined girl named Dorothy will ease on down that road in NBC's "The Wiz Live!"

Nonprofit Gives WAD Proceeds of 'Rent' to AIDS Foundation of Chicago

By EDGE | Nov 27
On World AIDS Day, December 1, Chicago startup nonprofit Artists Giving Back will present a one-night engagement production of "Rent," with all net proceeds from ticket sales donated to the AIDS Foundation of Chicago.

'Golden Girls: LIVE!' In Residency at Club Café with 'Lost Christmas Episode'

Nov 25
"Golden Girls: LIVE!" Returns to Club Cafe in Boston with their "Lost Christmas Episode."

Theatre Review :: Elf

By Robert Nesti | Nov 23
"Elf" is the latest in the genre of holiday musicals that take a well-worn holiday film & drop it on a stage. Too bad it is like wandering into a theme park attraction - slick & mechanical in the way it attempts to jump-start that elusive holiday spirit.

Theatre Review :: A Crack In The Blue Wall

By Kay Bourne | Nov 20
Jacqui Parker's gripping "A Crack in the Blue Wall" puts some new twists on a story of a family devastated by a horrible incident all too familiar from today's news, in this case the tragedy of a black youth shot down as he jogs through the Boston Common.

Theatre Review :: A Confederacy of Dunces

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 19
Is this much-anticipated inaugural production a flop? Not hardly. It's hugely entertaining. It's just not as huge as Ignatius J. Reilly.

Wayne Brady: 'I Look Pretty Damn Good in Those Heels'

By Mark Kennedy | Nov 19
Ladies in heels, you've got an apology from Wayne Brady.

Theatre Review :: Isango Ensemble @ ArtsEmerson :: 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' & 'uCarmen'

By Clinton Campbell | Nov 18
The South African-based Isango Ensemble returns to the Emerson/Cutler Majestic stage after the success of their stellar "Magic Flute" last year. This time with interpretations of two operas, Britten's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and Bizet's "Carmen."

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