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Lin-Manuel Miranda Helps Launch Latinx LGBTQ+ Support Program

Lin-Manuel Miranda Helps Launch Latinx LGBTQ+ Support Program

By Glenn Gamboa | Jun 14, 2022

"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, pop star Ricky Martin and award-winning actress/singer Michaela Jae Rodriguez joined the Hispanic Federation Tuesday to launch an advocacy initiative to serve Latinx LGBTQ+ communities.

Lea Michelle Jokes About Her Illiterate Conspiracy

Lea Michelle Jokes About Her Illiterate Conspiracy

By Emell Adolphus | Jun 13, 2022

Lea Michelle addressed the rumor that she can't read or write during a Broadway showcase held in the Napa Valley. The "Glee" star is making light of the rumors that she can't read or write.

Pulitzer and Now Top Tony, 'A Strange Loop' Makes History

Pulitzer and Now Top Tony, 'A Strange Loop' Makes History

By Mark Kennedy | Jun 12, 2022

"A Strange Loop," an irreverent, sexually frank work about Blackness and queerness took home the best new musical crown at the Tony Awards on Sunday.

Tony Awards has Stars — and those Usually Far from Spotlight

Tony Awards has Stars — and those Usually Far from Spotlight

By Mark Kennedy | Jun 12, 2022

The season — with 34 new productions — represents a full return to theaters after nearly two years of a pandemic-mandated shutdown.

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces Cast of Free Shakespeare on the Common 2022: 'Much Ado About Nothing'

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces Cast of Free Shakespeare on the Common 2022: 'Much Ado About Nothing'

Jun 10, 2022

CSC announces casting and creative team for this summer's "Free Shakespeare of the Common" — William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing," directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian.

'Strange Loop's' L Morgan Lee Makes Broadway History with Tony Nomination

'Strange Loop's' L Morgan Lee Makes Broadway History with Tony Nomination

By Robert Nesti | Jun 9, 2022

This past Monday L Morgan Lee made Tony history as the first trans actress to be nominated for the award for "A Strange Loop." EDGE spoke to Lee about the nom, the show, and her career.

'The Sound Inside' - MTC's Own Private Metaverse

'The Sound Inside' - MTC's Own Private Metaverse

Jun 7, 2022

Adam Rapp's "The Sound Inside," making its West Coast premiere in a polished Marin Theatre Company production, is shaggy dog-meta; a mind-bending piece about a novelist writing a novel.

A '1776' Reimagined for Our Woke Times

A '1776' Reimagined for Our Woke Times

By Robert Nesti | Jun 7, 2022

A new production of "1776" at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge brings the 1969 musical into the 21st century. But is it worth all the bother?

On Broadway, More Visibility, Yes, but Also an Unseen Threat

On Broadway, More Visibility, Yes, but Also an Unseen Threat

By Mark Kennedy | Jun 6, 2022

The new crop of Tony nominees boasts more women and people of color in design categories.

For Actor Mark H. Dold, 'The Inheritance' Is Part of his DNA

For Actor Mark H. Dold, 'The Inheritance' Is Part of his DNA

By Robert Nesti | Jun 6, 2022

In Matthew Lopez's extraordinary two-part "The Inheritance," actor Mark H. Dold not only plays two roles, but has the play's most difficult speech. EDGE spoke to Dold about the play & his long association with it.

'The Laramie Project' Creator Moisés Kaufman on His New Production

'The Laramie Project' Creator Moisés Kaufman on His New Production

By Sigal Ratner-Arias | Jun 5, 2022

Seven years ago, 'The Laramie Project' creator Moisés Kaufman was approached to direct the Broadway musical "Paradise Square" and, after reading it, he immediately said yes.

Watch: Stage Musical Version of NBC Series 'Smash' Headed to Broadway

Watch: Stage Musical Version of NBC Series 'Smash' Headed to Broadway

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 5, 2022

The NBC series "Smash," about the nuts and bolts of mounting a new Broadway musical, only lasted for two seasons — but now it's becoming a Broadway musical itself.

Rinabeth Apostol's Take Two: the Luck and Logistics of Back-to-Back Roles

Rinabeth Apostol's Take Two: the Luck and Logistics of Back-to-Back Roles

By Jim Gladstone | Jun 3, 2022

On May 8, Rinabeth Apostol will take her last bow as Alison Bechdel in the 42nd Street Moon production of the Tony-winning musical "Fun Home." Just three nights later, she'll be on stage at the Magic Theatre in "Monument, or Four Sisters (A Sloth Play)."

'A Strange Loop' Actor, Creator on Long Journey to Tony Noms

'A Strange Loop' Actor, Creator on Long Journey to Tony Noms

By John CaruccI | Jun 2, 2022

When Jaquel Spivey found out he was nominated for a Tony Award as lead actor in "A Strange Loop," he was shocked. Not just for the normal reasons, but for the statement it made.

The Psych Drama Company's Production of 'The Lion In Winter': A Literal Dream Come True

The Psych Drama Company's Production of 'The Lion In Winter': A Literal Dream Come True

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 2, 2022

The Psych Drama Company's production of "The Lion in Winter" is a dream come true for co-director Wendy Lippe. Literally.

Sidney DuPont Finds a 'Powerful, Dynamic and Necessary' Role

Sidney DuPont Finds a 'Powerful, Dynamic and Necessary' Role

By Mark Kennedy | May 31, 2022

Sidney DuPont knew he'd made the right career decision when musical theater icon Chita Rivera not only threw a shoe at him but also slapped his face.

'Only Connect.' Meet the Cast of Boston's 'The Inheritance'

'Only Connect.' Meet the Cast of Boston's 'The Inheritance'

May 30, 2022

There is an incredible camaraderie on view at Boston's Roberts Studio Theater where the first regional production of "The Inheritance" runs through June 11. EDGE spoke with the production's cast members.

Show's Over for Famed Cabaret Show at France's Lido

Show's Over for Famed Cabaret Show at France's Lido

By Jade Le Deley | May 28, 2022

It's the end of an era for the famed Lido cabaret on Paris' Champs-Elysees.

The Cockettes: Glamour Hippies - Iconic Drag Troupe Returns for a New Show

The Cockettes: Glamour Hippies - Iconic Drag Troupe Returns for a New Show

By Christopher J. Beale | May 24, 2022

The Cockettes were only around for a few years, beginning in 1969, but left a fabulous legacy in their wake. A new show at Oasis revives their drag fabulism, with some original troupe members, including composer Scrumbly Koldewyn.

Actor Angela Lansbury to Receive a Special Tony Award

Actor Angela Lansbury to Receive a Special Tony Award

By Mark Kennedy | May 24, 2022

The folks who hand out Tony Awards believe five is not enough for Angela Lansbury.

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