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Catch 'RPDR' Queens Get Ghoulish with 'Night of the Living Drag'

Catch 'RPDR' Queens Get Ghoulish with 'Night of the Living Drag'

Aug 31, 2021

This Halloween, the fabulous ghouls of "RuPaul's Drag Race" are touring North America with Voss Events' "10th Anniversary Night of the Living Drag." 

Fall Concerts, Comedy & Nightclub Fun

Fall Concerts, Comedy & Nightclub Fun

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Aug 31, 2021

Bay Area cabaret, rock and concert venues are once again filling their halls with the sound of music and laughter. Oasis, The Masonic, El Rio, Great American Music Hall and other favorite venues offer some terrific talents.

Review: Tarantino's Women Front & Center in Return of For the Record

Review: Tarantino's Women Front & Center in Return of For the Record

By Kevin Taft | Aug 30, 2021

With the opening of The Bourbon Room in Hollywood — a dinner theater/nightclub space that recently housed the Tim Burton pop-up bar — For the Record returns with their latest incarnation of their ever-popular Tarantino show.

Broadway Theaters Attack Virus: 'This is Absolutely Doable'

Broadway Theaters Attack Virus: 'This is Absolutely Doable'

By Mark Kennedy | Aug 27, 2021

A new group crucial to Broadway's reopening this season finds professionals grounded in science tasked with ensuring a COVID-19 free zone.

New York Theater Leaders agree on a New Deal for Broadway

New York Theater Leaders agree on a New Deal for Broadway

By Mark Kennedy | Aug 23, 2021

A wide Broadway coalition of theater owners, producers, union leaders, creators and casting directors have hammered out a series of reforms and commitments for the theater industry to ensure equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility.

Review: Theatre by the Sea Returns with 'Mamma Mia'

Review: Theatre by the Sea Returns with 'Mamma Mia'

By Will Demers | Aug 23, 2021

After being closed for almost two seasons, Bill Hanney's Theatre by the Sea has finally brought musicals back to the venue. One very popular one in particular: "Mamma Mia" — a feel-good show with recognizable music — is a good choice for them.

Watch: What Do the Critics Think of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Cinderella?'

Watch: What Do the Critics Think of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Cinderella?'

Aug 21, 2021

Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Cinderella" problem-plagued musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale finally opened. And - guess what? The critics loved it.

Watch: Andrew Levitt aka Nina West Hits the Road in 'Hairspray'

Watch: Andrew Levitt aka Nina West Hits the Road in 'Hairspray'

By Matthew Wexler | Aug 21, 2021

Andrew Levitt aka Nina West joins EDGE for a live interview, where he dishes about the surprise call from Broadway icon Jerry Mitchell, offering him a role in the hit musical 'Hairspray.'

Review: 'On Broadway' a Captivating Look Back at Theater History

Review: 'On Broadway' a Captivating Look Back at Theater History

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 20, 2021

Oren Jacoby's "On Broadway" is a captivating overview of how Broadway — once a cultural lodestar in America — lost its way, then reinvented itself... and continues to do so.

Ballet Star James Whiteside Gets 'Super Gay' with New Memoir

Ballet Star James Whiteside Gets 'Super Gay' with New Memoir

Aug 19, 2021

James Whiteside thought becoming a ballet dancer was doing something "super gay." But becoming an American Ballet Theatre star was just the first step in finding his identity, which he explores in his new memoir.

Dance: Interrupted — Amy Seiwert and Ben Needham-Wood Works in Progress

Dance: Interrupted — Amy Seiwert and Ben Needham-Wood Works in Progress

By Jim Provenzano | Aug 17, 2021

Like many art forms, dance concerts have been put on hold until recently. Amy Seiwert and ODC Theater present their 11th Sketch series of works in progress, August 27-29 at ODC Theater and online.

Watch: Tina Burner Embraces Her Love for Musical Theater

Watch: Tina Burner Embraces Her Love for Musical Theater

By Matthew Wexler | Aug 15, 2021

Watch Tina Burner's exclusive interview with EDGE as she chats about her new show, "Maybe This Time," and the accompanying video series that pays tribute to some of the theater's legendary leading lady roles.

Beanie Feldstein to Lead Revival of 'Funny Girl' on Broadway

Beanie Feldstein to Lead Revival of 'Funny Girl' on Broadway

By Mark Kennedy | Aug 11, 2021

A Broadway revival of "Funny Girl" is aiming to open next year with Beanie Feldstein in the starring role originated by Barbra Streisand.

Kings' Quarter (Century): Drag King Contest Celebrates 25 Years

Kings' Quarter (Century): Drag King Contest Celebrates 25 Years

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Aug 11, 2021

The San Francisco Drag King Contest will commemorate its 25th year on August 22 with a rollicking show at Oasis. Drag king legend Fudgie Frottage will co-host the evening along with former presidential candidate, the fabulous Joan Jett Blakk.

Watch: Tina Burner Reimagines 'Rose's Turn' Plus 9 More Must-See Versions

Watch: Tina Burner Reimagines 'Rose's Turn' Plus 9 More Must-See Versions

By Matthew Wexler | Aug 10, 2021

"RuPaul's Drag Race" season 13 alum Tina Burner turns to her theater roots to reimagine iconic songs from some of our favorite leading ladies, including "Rose's Turn" from "Gypsy."

Don't Miss: Tina Burner Live 'On the EDGE,' 8/10

Don't Miss: Tina Burner Live 'On the EDGE,' 8/10

By Matthew Wexler | Aug 9, 2021

Tina Burner is lighting some of Broadway's biggest hits on fire! Don't miss this upcoming EDGE exclusive, when the "RuPaul's Drag Race" alum dishes about her upcoming "Maybe This Time" tour and love for all things musical theater.

John Douglas Thompson Makes Commonwealth Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' Soar

John Douglas Thompson Makes Commonwealth Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' Soar

By Robert Nesti | Aug 6, 2021

There's an elegant simplicity to Steven Maler's production of "The Tempest," which continues through Sunday at the Parkman Bandstand on the Boston Common.

They Play Judy and Barbra — Talking with Summer Orlando and Barbra Joan Streetsand

They Play Judy and Barbra — Talking with Summer Orlando and Barbra Joan Streetsand

By Joe Siegel | Aug 5, 2021

Legendary entertainers and LGBTQ favorites Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand will be appearing at the Granite Theatre on Aug. 13-14. Or, rather, impersonators Summer Orlando and Barbra Joan Streetsand who have been performing as the two icons for years.

Broadway, Hollywood Costumes Go on Exhibit in Heart of NYC

Broadway, Hollywood Costumes Go on Exhibit in Heart of NYC

By Mark Kennedy | Aug 5, 2021

Most Broadway stages may still be dark, but there's a place in Times Square where the costumes shine.

The Searing, Timely Play 'Pass Over' Leads Broadway's Return

The Searing, Timely Play 'Pass Over' Leads Broadway's Return

By Mark Kennedy | Aug 3, 2021

As the "Pass Over" makes the transition to its first preview on Broadway Wednesday, the cast and crew offered their takes on the historic moment, from the first meet-and-greet to the first costume fittings and first rehearsal.

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