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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 :: A Good Family

By Les Spindle | Nov 29
"A Good Family," playwright Marja-Lewis Ryan's third new work is set to debut at the Lounge Theatre in Hollywood.

Theatre Review :: Straight White Men

By Dale Reynolds | Nov 29
Blue collar dad has his three sons home for Xmas, and the stitching in the family fabric begins to unravel.

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 :: Ay, Carmela!

By Dale Reynolds | Nov 20
A vaudevillian couple are trapped in the Spanish Civil War with unhappy results.

Wayne Brady: 'I Look Pretty Damn Good in Those Heels'

By Mark Kennedy | Nov 19
Ladies in heels, you've got an apology from Wayne Brady.

Theatre Review :: The Shoplifters

By Les Spindle | Nov 17
Canadian playwright Morris Panych's quirky comedy, "The Shoplifters," which premiered last year at the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., enjoys a run at the Victory Theatre.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson to Return to Broadway Next Spring

By Mark Kennedy | Nov 16
Jesse Tyler Ferguson is heading back to Broadway, but not in just one role. Try about 40.

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