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Max von Essen: An American Plays French (and Gay?) in Paris on B'way

THEATRE | By Frank J. Avella | May 17
Learning to sight-read and practicing piano to Gershwin tunes as a child led Max von Essen to an exceptional featured role in the long-awaited Broadway stage production of the iconic MGM classic film "An American in Paris."

Chita Rivera Revisits Kander & Ebbs 'The Visit' One More Time

CELEBRITIES | By Brian Scott Lipton | May 16
Perhaps there's no greater example of her tenacity than "The Visit," Chita Rivera's newest Broadway musical featuring a score by dear friends John Kander and the late Fred Ebb and a book by the great Terrence McNally.

'Fun Home' Nominees Discuss Creating a Landmark Lesbian Musical

THEATRE | By Brian Scott Lipton | May 11
EDGE caught up with three of the 12 Tony Award-nominees from the musical "Fun Home" based on lesbian cartoonist Alison Bechdel's graphic novel.

Dykes to Watch Out For... When You're on Broadway

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 18
Alison Bechdel's autobiographical graphic novel "Fun Home" goes from the page to the stage.

Village People's Randy Jones Hosts Reading of 'GRINDR The Opera'

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 28
Randy Jones, the original Cowboy from the disco supergroup the Village People will host a reading of Erik Johannes von Ramsom's "GRINDR The Opera" on April 7 and 9 in New York City.

With New Album Billy Porter is 'Back on Broadway'

MUSIC | By EDGE | Mar 3
Tony® and GRAMMY® Award-winning Billy Porter's highly anticipated debut, "Billy's Back on Broadway" (Concord Records), is scheduled for release April 15, and it's featuring ten classics made famous on the Great White Way.

'Broadway Backwards' Moves Forward

THEATRE | By Brian Scott Lipton | Feb 27
"Broadway Backwards," the annual all star gender defying "he-sang/she-sang" benefit of the season celebrates 10 years.

George Takei's Musical 'Allegiance' Finally Gets to Broadway

THEATRE | By Mark Kennedy | Feb 6
George Takei is next boldly going somewhere special - to Broadway.

Orphan 3.0: 'Annie' Hits Silver Screen with Colorblind Casting

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 19
In 2010, after a run of more than a century, the syndicated comic strip "Little Orphan Annie" was canceled. But, as the saying goes, you can't keep a good girl down. The plucky little orphan star of page, stage, radio and screen is back.

Photographer Captures Broadway Magical Workshops

THEATRE | By Mark Kennedy | Nov 15
Many of the creative forces who make the costumes, lighting, wigs and sets never bask in the attention or hear the roar of the crowd. They work long hours, often virtually anonymously.

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