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Scott Thomson in 'Trigger Warning' at Joe's Pub

By EDGE | Sep 19
"Trigger Warning" is a new one-man show written and performed by Scott Thompson in his latest attempt to advance his career. It plays Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St) September 20, 2014 at 9 p.m..


Theatre Reviews

Meredith Forlenza and Malcolm-Jamal Warner in The Huntington Theatre's "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner"

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

By Michael Cox | Sep 17
Huntington Theatre Company's theatrical adaptation struggles only partly under the burden of celebrity. For the most part, the talented cast in this restatement of one of the seminal race relations films of the 1960s stands on its own.

Jacqueline B. Arnold, Anastacia McCleskey, DeAnne Stewart, Rahmel McDade, and Anthony Wayne

Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 16
Anthony Wayne brings the life of Sylvester, The Queen of Disco, to the stage in a play that is mighty real.

Cliff Bemis and Kristin Griffith

The Fatal Weakness

By Andy Smith | Sep 16
Dedicated to rediscovering and bringing "new vitality" to neglected works, The Mint Theater Company's revives George Kelly's "The Fatal Weakness."


Theatre Features

Join in Women's Words Fest

Women's Words Fest Includes a Week of Lesbian-Themed Entertainment

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 18
Chicago's Women's Words Fest will now include a week of lesbian-themed entertainment, including a film festival, staged readings, dance, prose and plays, all at the Chicago Public House Theater.

Milton L. Wright

Re-telling Job's Story, From a Contemporary Point-of-View

By Kay Bourne | Sep 17
Retired judge Milton L. Wright offers a retelling of the Biblical story of Job in a new musical that premieres this weekend. It features Wright's sister R & B great Betty Wright as its narrator. EDGE spoke to Wright about his ambitious project.

Chita Rivera will headline the event

Chita Rivera Performs at Art Attack Benefit at Birdland

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 15
On Monday, September 15, Broadway legend Chita Rivera will headline at "An Evening of Song," benefiting the Art Attack Foundation at the equally legendary Birdland music club.