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Talking With the Men Behind 'The Lady in the Van'

By Frank J. Avella | Dec 1
In the early '70s an aged woman parked her van outside the London home of writer Alan Bennett & stayed for years. He later wrote a play about the experience, which is now a film starring Maggie Smith. EDGE spoke with the men behind the film.

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La Mama Brings to Stage Life of Nun and Proto-Feminist Hildegard Von Bingen

By EDGE | Nov 30
From December 3-20 in Manhattan, LaMaMa will present their production of "Hildegard (vision)," an intimate and immersive performance installation inspired by the life and work of visionary nun Hildegard Von Bingen.

LPTW Study Shows Gender Parity Outside Broadway Theatres

By EDGE | Nov 30
The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), as part of a larger initiative called Women Count, has issued findings from its second annual analysis of the status of women employed in New York City theatres off-stage and outside the Broadway district.

NBC's 'The Wiz Live!' To Ease On Down That Tuneful Road

By Frazier Moore | Nov 27
Soon, a determined girl named Dorothy will ease on down that road in NBC's "The Wiz Live!"

Nonprofit Gives WAD Proceeds of 'Rent' to AIDS Foundation of Chicago

By EDGE | Nov 27
On World AIDS Day, December 1, Chicago startup nonprofit Artists Giving Back will present a one-night engagement production of "Rent," with all net proceeds from ticket sales donated to the AIDS Foundation of Chicago.

Wayne Brady: 'I Look Pretty Damn Good in Those Heels'

By Mark Kennedy | Nov 19
Ladies in heels, you've got an apology from Wayne Brady.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson to Return to Broadway Next Spring

By Mark Kennedy | Nov 16
Jesse Tyler Ferguson is heading back to Broadway, but not in just one role. Try about 40.

Who's the Cool Kid Now? The 'Daring Young Man,' That's Who

By Richard Dodds | Nov 15
There's a largely unexplored route to being one of the cool kids in high school: Learn how to soar on the flying trapeze. "It was exciting, it was physical, and it was cool," said Marin native Brennan Figari.

Two Female Playwrights Win 'The Relentless Award' in Hoffman's Honor

By EDGE | Nov 11
The American Playwriting Foundation has selected two female winners for The Relentless Award, the largest annual cash prize in American theater, established in honor of Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Theatre Review :: Beautiful

By Robert Nesti | Nov 10
The Carole King musical bio features many of her great pop hits. If only it wasn't so predictably told.

The Lilly Awards Honors Musicals Written By Women

By EDGE | Nov 9
On Monday, November 9, The Lilly Awards Foundation proudly presents The Lilly Awards Broadway Cabaret, an evening of musical showstoppers written by women.

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