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Jane Froiland as Helena in "A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur"

'Tennessee Williams' Circle of Friends' at Ptown Festival

By EDGE | Aug 20
The 9th Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, "Tennessee Williams' Circle of Friends," features humor, love, disappointment and healing that springs from friendships.

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Theatre Reviews

Robert Bella, Emily Peck and Heidi Sulzman

One in the Chamber

By Les Spindle | Aug 19
Marja-Lewis Ryan stages her tragic play about a middle-America family torn apart when a teenager accidentally shoots and kills his beloved younger brother.

Anthony Fusco as Henry Higgins, Catherine Castellanos as Mrs. Pearce, and Irene Lucio as Eliza Doolittle

Pygmalion

By Adam Brinklow | Aug 6
Jonathan Moscone directs George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" at Cal Shakes, rounding the corner and heading for the homestretch on this season.

The cast of 'Hair'

Hair

By Kevin Taft | Aug 4
Under the assured direction of veteran choreographer and film director Adam Shankman, a winning and young cast brings to life the classic musical of love, war, and a little MaryJane.

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Theatre Features

eremy Jordan and Aidan Gemme in "Finding Neverland"

Jeremy Jordan :: Finding Stardom in 'Neverland'

By Robert Nesti | Aug 19
In a few years, Jeremy Jordan has emerged as one of the Broadway musical's rising stars. National audiences, though, recognize him from "Smash," the cult NBC series. This month he's starring in a new musical, "Finding Neverland," en route to Broadway.

Theatre Out's 'Beirut' :: A Gender-Neutral Interpretation

By Tony Reverditto | Aug 17
Alan Bowne's intense drama "Beirut" takes place during a time when a new deadly virus has made its way into mainstream America. Those infected are literally branded with the letter "P" for positive and quarantined.

'Lipstick & Lashes' Hits Big at Velvet Lounge

By Joshua Ryan | Aug 14
Zach Moos knows when he has a hit on his hands -- such as "Lipstick & Lashes," a dinner and drag extravaganza that by all accounts is a smash.

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