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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.

Sandra Bernhard Plays San Francisco's Regency Ballroom

THEATRE | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 17
On Friday, May 1, Sandra Bernhard will bring her new live show, "Sandra Bernhard is #blessed" at San Francisco's Regency Ballroom.

'Needles and Opium' 20 Years Later - Still Alive, Still Relevant

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Apr 6
Twenty years ago director/writer Robert Lepage and performer Marc Labrèche collaborated on a piece about obsession and hearbreak. They return to the project for a U.S. tour that begins in Boston this week. EDGE spoke to Labrèche about the project.

Interview with Martin Sherman Author of 'Bent'

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Mar 8
Martin Sherman's Holocaust drama "Bent" is one of the most influential gay plays of the last half-century in the way that it brings gay characters and history into the mainstream. We speak to Sherman about "Bent" and about his life creating theatre.

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.

Tena Štivicic Nabs Susan Smith Blackburn Prize For '3 Winters'

THEATRE | By EDGE | Mar 3
The 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to Tena Štivi?i? for her play "3 Winters."

Sleepy Hollow is Part of the Washington Ballet's 10-Year American Experience Project

THEATRE | By Doug Rule | Feb 21
"Vampires were so 2013, and zombies were so 2014. And 2015, I predict, is the year of the Headless Horseman."

Molly Ringwald :: More Than Just Pretty

CELEBRITIES | By Joel Martens | Feb 20
This lovely lady grew up steeped in performance. Where, one might ask, is the proverbial partridge and pear tree hiding in this busy woman's life? Molly Ringwald opens up in this interview.

Rob Delaney :: From Twitter to TV to Stage

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 20
American funny man Rob Delaney takes the black oil of depression, tragedy, and addiction, and turns it into comic gold. The London-based comic returns to America for a tour starting in Boston on Feb. 20.

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