On Monday, September 15, Broadway legend Chita Rivera will headline at "An Evening of Song," benefiting the Art Attack Foundation at the equally legendary Birdland music club.
The show needs punchy music to match the punch of the story about a girl who gives up everything to pursue her dream - only to besmirch her own plans by pursuing love and happiness.
In Sondheim's musical imagining of the life of painter Georges Seurat and his American grandson George, the competition between artistic control and reality makes the story at times brilliant, at others, two-dimensional.
Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins joins the masterful ranks of Lydia R. Diamond, Tarrell Alvin McCraney and Katori Hall with his subversive "An Octoroon" at Soho Rep.
William Inge & Tennessee Williams were friends & rivals. Both dominated 1950s American theater, but dealt with being gay differently. At the upcoming Williams Theatre Festival in Ptown, four short Inge plays explore his relationship with being gay.
On September 11, Justin Vivian Bond embarks on a new, free associative collage of spoken word and song that is inspired by Tennessee Williams' story "The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone."
In the new musical "Finding Neverland" actor Thayne Jasperson has no lines of dialogue & performs on all fours, but as J.M. Barrie's dog Porthos, he steals the show. EDGE spoke to the talented actor about his extremely physical role.