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Charles Lafond (seated on right) in "And Then There Were None"

Charles Lafond :: Victim or Perp in 'And Then There Were None'?

By Joe Siegel | Aug 1
In the 2nd Story Theatre's production of Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None," Charles Lafond plays a playboy who may be a victim of a serial killer. EDGE spoke to the young actor about appearing in the classic mystery.


Theatre Reviews

Sheree Galpert as Maria and Connor Christiansen as Sir Andrew Auguecheek in "Twelfth Night"

Twelfth Night

By Michael Cox | Aug 1
Take a blanket and a bottle of wine to Shakspeare on the Common. You can laugh at the buffoonery and enjoy the color and the costumes, but at its heart "Twelfth Night" is a scathing satire of a superficial, duplicitous and cruel society.

Scarlett Keene-Connole (Jane Banks), Kerry Conte (Mary Poppins), and Bobby Miller III (Michael Banks)

Mary Poppins

By Will Demers | Jul 28
The 1964 Walt Disney classic film is brought to life in this fun musical that isn't just for kids.

Joanne Fayan is eccentric actress Judith Bliss, and John Michael Richardson is her husband, David

Hay Fever

By Christopher Verleger | Jul 27
Things don't turn out as planned for the guests invited to spend the weekend at the Bliss country house in this hilarious 2nd Story Theatre production of Noel Coward's classic.


Theatre Features

(Clockwise from top left) Alissa Cordeiro, Meredith Saran, Laurie Singletary, and Alisha Jansky.

The 'Wonder' Women

By Michael Cox | Jul 31
The talented group of women in Titanic Theatre Company's production of David Lindsay-Abaire's 'Wonder of the World' struggle to stand apart and make art in a market where the rolls are limited and the competition is stiff.

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.

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.