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New Musical Brings High-Energy World of K-Pop to Broadway

New Musical Brings High-Energy World of K-Pop to Broadway

By Deepti Hajela | Nov 24, 2022

The global sensation that is Korean pop music is coming to center stage in "KPOP," opening Sunday at the Circle in the Square Theatre.

Peter Mill Finds His Voice in Streamlined 'Torch Song'

Peter Mill Finds His Voice in Streamlined 'Torch Song'

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 23, 2022

Boston sees the premiere of Harvey Fierstein's shortened version of his 1982 "Torch Song Trilogy" in Moonbox's production that stars company alum Peter Mill in the role Fierstein made famous. EDGE spoke to him about finding his voice in Fierstein's shadow

'Drag Race' Champ Jinkx Monsoon to Make Broadway Debut as Mama Morton in 'Chicago'

'Drag Race' Champ Jinkx Monsoon to Make Broadway Debut as Mama Morton in 'Chicago'

Nov 22, 2022

It was inevitable: "RuPaul's Drag Race" double-winner Jinkx Monsoon is headed to Broadway.

Tasty Freeze: 'Frozen' Skates Past Criticism

Tasty Freeze: 'Frozen' Skates Past Criticism

By Jim Gladstone | Nov 22, 2022

Cheerful kids in celebratory seasonal fashions and princess gowns only added to the pre-show sugar rush at Sunday's opening night performance of Disney's "Frozen" road show.

Panto-monium: Don't Snooze on this Madcap 'Sleeping Beauty'

Panto-monium: Don't Snooze on this Madcap 'Sleeping Beauty'

Nov 22, 2022

Inside jokes for locals, a cast and crew chockfull of "Beach Blanket Babylon" alumni, and an antic atmosphere of non-stop audience participation are the hallmarks of Panto in the Presidio's "Sleeping Beauty."

Why Boston Ballet Soloist Lawrence Rines Munro Loves 'The Nutcracker'

Why Boston Ballet Soloist Lawrence Rines Munro Loves 'The Nutcracker'

By Steve Duffy | Nov 18, 2022

If it's the holiday season in Boston, it is time for "The Nutcracker," one of the jewels of the Boston Ballet repertory in an acclaimed production. EDGE spoke to company soloist Lawrence Rines Munro about his annual performance in the production.

Review: Perennial Favorite 'The Gin Game' Gets Strong Outing in Special Performance

Review: Perennial Favorite 'The Gin Game' Gets Strong Outing in Special Performance

By Joe Siegel | Nov 16, 2022

D. L. Coburn's "The Gin Game," which premiered in 1976 and won the 1978 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, was performed for a special limited run at RISE this past weekend.

Powerful 'Sweat' Gets First-Rate Providence Premiere

Powerful 'Sweat' Gets First-Rate Providence Premiere

By Will Demers | Nov 15, 2022

Lynn Nottage's powerful play "Sweat," about working-class struggles in 21st century America, gets a powerful production by the GAMM Theatre.

Resisting Temptations: 'Ain't Too Proud' Begs for Nostalgic Indulgence

Resisting Temptations: 'Ain't Too Proud' Begs for Nostalgic Indulgence

By Jim Gladstone | Nov 15, 2022

Born at Berkeley Repertory and now playing at the Golden Gate Theatre as part of a post-Broadway national tour, "Ain't Too Proud" is not so much a musical as a deliciously slick nightclub act regularly interrupted by readings from a reference book.

'Slice of Life' Takes Reality Out for a Spin

'Slice of Life' Takes Reality Out for a Spin

By Jim Gladstone | Nov 15, 2022

His new play finds actor/director Fisher not only slicing, but dicing, chopping, shredding, and puréeing the domestic storyline he initially teases into an unnerving phantasmagoria.

Berklee Grad Gabriela Carrillo Returns to Boston to Reign in 'SIX'

Berklee Grad Gabriela Carrillo Returns to Boston to Reign in 'SIX'

By Steve Duffy | Nov 10, 2022

In "SIX," Gabriela Carrillo plays one of Henry VIII's surviving queens in this successful mashup of pop and Broadway that is in Boston through 12/31. EDGE spoke to the Berklee College of Music grad about the show, her character, and her return to Boston.

Bob Fosse's 'Dancin'' Confirms Broadway Return this Spring

Bob Fosse's 'Dancin'' Confirms Broadway Return this Spring

By Mark Kennedy | Nov 10, 2022

Bob Fosse's all-singing, all-dancing 1978 revue "Dancin'" is headin' back to Broadway and the late choreographer's daughter calls "a magic carpet ride."

Watch: Brendan Fraser Is Back in A Gripping Trailer for 'The Whale'

Watch: Brendan Fraser Is Back in A Gripping Trailer for 'The Whale'

By Emell Adolphus | Nov 8, 2022

Brendon Fraser is feeling the love over the response to his role in Darren Aronofsky's "The Whale," and a trailer for the film takes a peak at his comeback.

'The Lost Art of Dreaming' - Sean Dorsey Dance at Z Space

'The Lost Art of Dreaming' - Sean Dorsey Dance at Z Space

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Nov 8, 2022

Sean Dorsey Dance will commence their 18th season when their new concert, "The Lost Art of Dreaming" premieres at Z Space for a three-day run. The show is the culmination of Dorsey's 20-year commitment to giving trans and queer dancers a platform.

'Noises Off' Finds Hilarity in On-stage Mishaps

'Noises Off' Finds Hilarity in On-stage Mishaps

Nov 7, 2022

The cast and crew of Arctic Playhouse's "Noises Off" have delivered a zany look at the behind the scenes madness of a theatrical production.

Oscar, Tony-Nominated Writer-Director Douglas McGrath Dies

Oscar, Tony-Nominated Writer-Director Douglas McGrath Dies

By Mark Kennedy | Nov 7, 2022

Stage, TV and film writer-director Douglas McGrath, who earned a Tony nomination for "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" and an Oscar nod for the "Bullets Over Broadway" screenplay he co-wrote with Woody Allen, died Thursday. He was 64.

Front Porch Arts Collective Brings Broadway Comedy 'Chicken & Biscuits' to Boston

Front Porch Arts Collective Brings Broadway Comedy 'Chicken & Biscuits' to Boston

Nov 7, 2022

Front Porch Arts Collective, the Black theater company that built its award-winning reputation and audience base through collaborations with larger arts organizations, brings the Boston premiere of "Chicken & Biscuits" in December.

Choreographer William Forsythe Looks Back and Forward with Boston Ballet's 'An Anticipated'

Choreographer William Forsythe Looks Back and Forward with Boston Ballet's 'An Anticipated'

By Iris Fanger | Nov 7, 2022

Opening last weekend, the Boston Ballet's world premiere of connected works by William Forsythe, "As Anticipated," brought us a full evening's worth of choreography by the distinguished choreographer.

Ben Platt Addresses 'Dear Evan Hansen' Film Backlash

Ben Platt Addresses 'Dear Evan Hansen' Film Backlash

By Emell Adolphus | Nov 4, 2022

Ben Platt finally addresses "Dear Evan Hansen" film backlash and calls internet reactions "disappointing."

'Idol' Vet Ace Young Brings His Truth to Controversial, Off-Bway's 'Vatican Falls'

'Idol' Vet Ace Young Brings His Truth to Controversial, Off-Bway's 'Vatican Falls'

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 4, 2022

Ace Young grabbed national attention from his 10 weeks on "American Idol." Since then he has toured as a musician and acted on Broadway. Currently he is appearing in the controversial Off-Bway play "Vatican Falls." He spoke about his role.

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