Entertainment :: Theatre Features
Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s prolific output made him Germany’s leading filmmaker of the 1970s. They were often searing examinations of social alienation, none better than 1978’s "In a Year with 13 Moons." This week a stage adaptation comes to life.
Being stuck in an elevator for 81 hours sounds more like a horror story than a musical, but that real life story of New York delivery person is the basis of "Stuck Elevator," having its SF premiere this week. EDGE spoke to tenor Julius Ahn about the show.
Peter J. Fogel brings Steve Solomon’s one-man show "My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish and I’m in Therapy!" to the Boston area this week. EDGE spoke to the actor about getting laughs with ethnic stereotypes.
The ’Club Kids’ ruled the New York club scene in the 1990s, until drugs & crime brought them down. A new immersive musical at Oberon recreates those heady days.
For the past 25 weeks, pop songstress Deborah Cox has been touring in a revival of "Jekyll and Hyde." Now she’s headed to Broadway as the musical prepares for an opening later this month.
In the Lantern Theater’s gritty production of Shakespeare’s "Henry V," actor Ben Dibble give a subtly steely performance as the tentative monarch who becomes a ruler almost overnight. EDGE spoke to Dibble about the role.
Jackie Sibblies Drury’s new play "Social Creatures" is set after a pandemic has destroyed most of humanity by turning them into indescribable creatures. EDGE spoke to actor Timothy Crowe about the company’s world premiere of a seriously funny play.
Joi Gresham has a close personal connection with playwright Lorraine Hansberry - her father was married to her before her premature death in 1965. With ’A Raisin in the Sun’ at the Huntington, EDGE spoke to the Cambridge resident about the play.
Writing her first musical turned into a time machine for Cyndi Lauper.
It is surprising that Varla Jean Merman hasn’t played Mildred Pierce before. Now that she is, EDGE spoke to her about this landmark role.