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Author John Lahr Digs into Tennessee William's Life

By EDGE | Sep 17
As part of Tennessee Williams' Circle of Friends, this year's theme at the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, theater critic and author John Lahr will delve into "Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh," his highly acclaimed new biography of Williams.


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

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.

Got to Be Mighty Real

By Brian Scott Lipton | Sep 10
Anthony Wayne is no stranger to dressing up in different costumes; he's donned everything from a sailor suit in "Anything Goes" to a chicken outfit in "Pippin" on Broadway. But in "Mighty Real: The Fabulous Sylvester Musical," he'll be far more glamorous.