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LezFest Producer Libby Lane

LezFest Chicago Motivates Community for Women's Words Weekend

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 23
On July 28, Pride Films and Plays presents "LezFest: A One Night Fling," a celebration in words, songs, music and theater at Mary's Attic. Join PFP for an evening all about ladies who love ladies who are artists.

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Theatre Reviews

Clark Young as Astro Boy's creator, Dr. Tenma, in 'Astro Boy and the God of Comics," continuing through Aug. 16 at the BCA

Astro Boy & The God of Comics

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 21
Company One presents a multi-faceted, visually dynamic, narratively scattershot mélange of biography, comedy, drama, manga, and more. Natsu Onoda Power directs her own script at the Boston Center for the Arts through Aug. 16.

Annie Hochheiser as Eudora and Lauren Robinson as Luann in 'Fortune's Favored'

Fortune's Favored

By Michael Cox | Jul 19
Eudora works in an arcade in Big Ugly, West Virginia (a real place), so you can imagine what kind of a life she leads. But she perks up when a mysterious stranger blows into town and makes her an offer too good to be true.

A worried Wargrave (Jim Sullivan), Emily (Paula Faber), and Mr. & Mrs. Rogers (Walter Cotter and Sharon Carpentier)

And Then There Were None

By Will Demers | Jul 16
Ten strangers, one remote island. A storm cuts them off from civilization, and one by one, they are murdered. Dame Agatha Christie's classic novel comes to life at 2nd Story Theatre.

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Theatre Features

Tom Andrew in "Guys and Dolls"

Tom Andrew :: 'Sky'-High in 'Guys and Dolls'

By Joe Siegel | Jul 14
Actor Tom Andrew grew up in Somerset, MA, which isn't too far from the Ocean State Theatre where he's starring as Sky Masterson in a production of the classic musical "Guys and Dolls." EDGE spoke to him about the role.

Scout Durwood ukes it up

From ’Vegas’ to New York: Scout Durwood Plays the Dixon HOT!

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 9
Scout Durwood, the chanteuse behind the character Lady Scoutington, brings her cabaret-style Vegas revue "Woman of Whimsy: This Would Kill in Vegas" to the Dixon Place HOT Fest on July 10.

Lewis J. Stadlen, Cady Huffman, Nathan Lane, and Jonny Orsini in a scene from Lincoln Center Theater’s production of ’The Nance’

Nathan Lane Stars In 1930s Gay Drama ’The Nance’

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jul 4
In Douglas Carter Beane’s acclaimed new play Nathan Lane plays Chauncey Miles, who plays a variety of "nance" characters in a low rent burlesque house in late 1930s New York City.

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