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Gertrude Stein's Influential 'Tender Buttons' Staged

By EDGE | Aug 27
Theater For The New City will present the World Premiere of Van Reipen Collective's "Tender Buttons: Objects Rooms Food," a stage adaptation of Gertrude Stein's influential 1914 masterpiece.


Theatre Reviews

Katie Kreisler and Brian Avers

Poor Behavior

By Marcus Scott | Aug 21
Theresa Rebeck's "Poor Behavior" operates as a less poignant, thinking man's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" without the zeitgeist and without the sting. But it's the most fun married folk will have had at the theater in a long time.

J. M. Barrie, Porthos, and the Llewelyn Davies boys play in Kensington Gardens.

Finding Neverland

By Robert Nesti | Aug 16
The new musical "Finding Neverland" comes to Cambridge with a palpable buzz, but does it live up to expectations?

Marrick Smith with the cast of 'Revolution'

Revolution in the Elbow of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter

By Brooke Pierce | Aug 14
Iceland's own Ivar Pall Jonsson and Gunnlaugur Jonsson write this new Off-Broadway rock musical, directed by Bergur Ingolfsson.


Theatre Features

Last year's panels

LA Women's Theater Festival Holds Empowerment Day

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 21
On August 23 in Los Angeles' Fremont Centre Theatre, solo performers will come together with experts in their field for the day-long Los Angeles Women's Theater Festival Second Annual Solo Performer Empowerment Day.

eremy Jordan and Aidan Gemme in "Finding Neverland"

Jeremy Jordan :: Finding Stardom in 'Neverland'

By Robert Nesti | Aug 19
In a few years, Jeremy Jordan has emerged as one of the Broadway musical's rising stars. National audiences, though, recognize him from "Smash," the cult NBC series. This month he's starring in a new musical, "Finding Neverland," en route to Broadway.

Revisiting 'The Visit' at Williamstown

By Brian Scott Lipton | Aug 14
Will Chita Rivera's fourth go around prove to be the charm for this long-incubating Kander and Ebb musical?