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Ken Urban Reconciles Contradictions in 'A Future Perfect'

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Jan 20
Ken Urban's latest play "A Future Perfect" is having its premiere production at the Speakeasy Stage Company. It promises to toe the line between two opposing forces: The spirit of an indy-rocker and the expectations of the "new normal."

'Muckrakers': Sex and Scandal Ripped from the Headlines

THEATRE | By EDGE | Jan 15
Ripped directly from the headlines and brimming with sex and scandal, New Repertory Theatre premieres "Muckrakers" by Zayd Dohrn in the Black Box Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts.

A 'Grandy' Occasion :: 'Irving Berlin's White Christmas' Comes to Boston

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 16
What better time than the 60th anniversary of the classic film for the touring production of the 2004 stage musical "Irving Berlin's White Christmas The Musical" to dazzle Boston theatergoers?

Spread the Word! Project: Project is Producing 'Shiver'

THEATRE | By EDGE | Oct 31
"The Shiver Project" explores ideas of fear and anxiety, through the lens of a bizarre Grimm Brothers' fairy tale, as well as real world pressures that cause these emotions. The scary thing is: It won't exist without your help!

ArtsEmerson Presents 'The Old Man and the Old Moon'

THEATRE | By EDGE | Oct 22
ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage announces "The Old Man and the Old Moon" by New York's Pig Pen Theatre Co. for a one‐week limited engagement.

Israeli Stage Goes on the Road with 'Oh God'

THEATRE | By EDGE | Oct 15
This month, Guy Ben-Aharon's Israeli Stage is traveling throughout the Northeast with one of their most popular shows, Anat Gov's hilarious and poignant "Oh God."

Style Becomes Substance in 'Far From Heaven'

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Oct 8
The SpeakEasy Stage is currently presenting the Boston premiere of "Far From Heaven," a musical that uses the techniques of film director Douglas Sirk to explore social taboos amongst the societal conformation of the Eisenhower era.

Interview with Martin Sherman Author of 'Bent'

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Oct 8
Martin Sherman's Holocaust drama "Bent" is one of the most influential gay plays of the last half-century in the way that it brings gay characters and history into the mainstream. We speak to Sherman about "Bent" and about his life creating theatre.

Consuming Humans :: Amelia Broome Plays Mrs. Lovett

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Sep 25
Amelia Broome plays Mrs. Lovett one of the most compelling antiheros written for the musical theatre in the Lyric Stage Company's production of: "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," through October 11.

Boston Actors Unite to Bring Albee Masterpiece to Life

THEATRE | By EDGE | Sep 23
A self-governing pack of energetic actors rouses Edward Albee's classic "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" under the Actors' Equity Member Project Code in the intimate setting of the Democracy House in Cambridge.

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