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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.

Theatre Review :: Passing Strange

By Christopher Verleger | Nov 29
A young aspiring artist from L.A. jets off to Europe to find himself and learns the difference between his art and his life in this semi-autobiographical rock musical at The Wilbury Group.

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.

Theatre Review :: Neighborhood Watch

By Christopher Verleger | Nov 27
An exclusive suburban community is transformed into a mini police state after an unfortunate misunderstanding in Alan Ayckbourn's timely dark comedy at 2nd Story.

'Golden Girls: LIVE!' In Residency at Club Café with 'Lost Christmas Episode'

Nov 25
"Golden Girls: LIVE!" Returns to Club Cafe in Boston with their "Lost Christmas Episode."

Theatre Review :: Elf

By Robert Nesti | Nov 23
"Elf" is the latest in the genre of holiday musicals that take a well-worn holiday film & drop it on a stage. Too bad it is like wandering into a theme park attraction - slick & mechanical in the way it attempts to jump-start that elusive holiday spirit.

Theatre Review :: The Rant

By Will Demers | Nov 23
One fateful night in Brooklyn an unarmed black teenager is shot, and the incident is examined from four different perspectives.

Theatre Review :: The Book of Mormon

By Will Demers | Nov 20
Two young Mormons head to Africa to baptize the locals, and get into Paradise!

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