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Trans Nonbinary 'Hamilton' Actor Alleges Discrimination, Retaliation in Suit

Trans Nonbinary 'Hamilton' Actor Alleges Discrimination, Retaliation in Suit

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 14, 2021

A transgender, nonbinary Black actor alleges in a lawsuit that they faced discrimination while working on "Hamilton," and says they were dropped from the show in retaliation.

Review: Bubbly 'Pretty Women: The Musical' Has Few Surprises

Review: Bubbly 'Pretty Women: The Musical' Has Few Surprises

By Will Demers | Oct 13, 2021

No need to remind audiences that "Pretty Woman: The Musical" is a retooling of a 1990 Disney produced romantic comedy.

Douglas Carter Beane's 'Fairycakes' Announces Rush Policy

Douglas Carter Beane's 'Fairycakes' Announces Rush Policy

Oct 13, 2021

Rush tickets to "Fairycakes" will be sold exclusively on TodayTix® on the day of the performances beginning at 10:00 AM each morning.

Lizard Boy Lives: Justin Huertas' Queer Music Drama at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley

Lizard Boy Lives: Justin Huertas' Queer Music Drama at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley

By Jim Gladstone | Oct 12, 2021

Justin Huertas wrote the lyrics, composed the music, and is one third of the cast in "Lizard Boy," his cheeky-but-sincere superhero sci-fi musical that cracks wise about everything from Grindr to Yoda.

Home and Away: AXIS Dance Premieres New Works; Marc Brew Wraps Up Directorship

Home and Away: AXIS Dance Premieres New Works; Marc Brew Wraps Up Directorship

By Jim Provenzano | Oct 12, 2021

After five years as Artistic Director of AXIS Dance Company, choreographer Marc Brew closes his tenure with a new disability-inclusive dance about finding home — before he'll be moving to his own new home in the UK with his partner.

Review: 'The Haunting of Hill House' Delivers Some Thrills and Chills

Review: 'The Haunting of Hill House' Delivers Some Thrills and Chills

By Joe Siegel | Oct 12, 2021

Just in time for Halloween, "The Haunting of Hill House" promises audiences a no-holds-barred exploration of the supernatural.

Review: Despite Good Cast, 'The Murder Room' Gets Tiresome

Review: Despite Good Cast, 'The Murder Room' Gets Tiresome

By Joe Siegel | Oct 12, 2021

If Agatha Christie had ever written something this absurd, she would have lost a large portion of her fan base.

Review: Here It Comes Again - NSMT Reopens with Winning 'Mamma Mia!'

Review: Here It Comes Again - NSMT Reopens with Winning 'Mamma Mia!'

By Steve Duffy | Oct 12, 2021

"Mamma Mia!," the international musical hit currently at the North Shore Music Theatre through October 17, remains fun because, well, it makes you feel good.

How the Film Version of 'Cats' Led Andrew Lloyd Webber to Get a Dog

How the Film Version of 'Cats' Led Andrew Lloyd Webber to Get a Dog

Oct 11, 2021

Andrew Lloyd Webber is blaming "Cats" for his need to have a dog.

Review Roundup — Netflix's 'Diana the Musical' Gets Slammed as It Heads to Bway Opening

Review Roundup — Netflix's 'Diana the Musical' Gets Slammed as It Heads to Bway Opening

Oct 11, 2021

Prior to its Broadway opening, "Diana the Musical" has a found a niche on Netflix... but not in the critics' hearts.

Jane Lynch Joins Beanie Feldstein in Revamped 'Funny Girl' Revival

Jane Lynch Joins Beanie Feldstein in Revamped 'Funny Girl' Revival

Oct 9, 2021

Jane Lynch will play Fannie Brice's mother in the upcoming, revamped version of "Funny Girl" with Beanie Feldstein in the iconic Barbra Streisand role.

Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell, Darren Criss Eye Broadway

Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell, Darren Criss Eye Broadway

By Mark Kennedy | Oct 8, 2021

A revival of David Mamet's "American Buffalo" with Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell and Darren Criss was in rehearsal when the pandemic closed Broadway theaters. Now it's planning a return back with the same starry cast.

Antonio Cipriano Latest 'Jagged Little Pill' Actor to Quit after Allegations of Transphobia by Producers

Antonio Cipriano Latest 'Jagged Little Pill' Actor to Quit after Allegations of Transphobia by Producers

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 7, 2021

Antonio Cipriano, who originated the role of Phoenix in the musical "Jagged Little Pill," is the latest cast member to quit the show in protest after allegations of transphobia and mistreatment of actors.

Air Supply: 'Dear San Francisco' Revives Club Fugazi

Air Supply: 'Dear San Francisco' Revives Club Fugazi

By Jim Gladstone | Oct 5, 2021

"Dear San Francisco: A High Flying Love Story" officially opens a residential run at Club Fugazi on October 12, but previews audiences are already raving. Creator Gypsy Snider talks about the new acrobatic show.

Review: 'The Nerd' Is Just Fitfully Amusing

Review: 'The Nerd' Is Just Fitfully Amusing

By Joe Siegel | Oct 5, 2021

Attleboro Community Theatre has launched its new season with the long-delayed production of "The Nerd." Although the cast tries their best with playwright Larry Shue's comedy, the results are only fitfully amusing.

City of Angels Is Scarier This Halloween Thanks to These Events

City of Angels Is Scarier This Halloween Thanks to These Events

By Kevin Taft | Oct 4, 2021

From spooky hayrides to a David Lynchian speakeasy, there are a lot of ways to scare up a good time this Halloween season in Los Angeles.

Broadway's 'Aladdin' Goes Dark For Days as it Battles Virus

Broadway's 'Aladdin' Goes Dark For Days as it Battles Virus

By Mark Kennedy | Oct 3, 2021

The Broadway hit "Aladdin" is trying to keep COVID-19 contained. Disney Theatrical Productions said it will cancel Friday's performance and all shows until Oct. 12 after "additional breakthrough COVID-19 cases were detected."

Broadway's 'Aladdin' Goes Dark for Days as it Battles Virus

Broadway's 'Aladdin' Goes Dark for Days as it Battles Virus

By Mark Kennedy | Oct 2, 2021

The Broadway hit "Aladdin" is trying to keep COVID-19 contained.

Reopening of 'Aladdin' on Broadway Halted by COVID-19 Cases

Reopening of 'Aladdin' on Broadway Halted by COVID-19 Cases

By Mark Kennedy | Sep 30, 2021

The hit Broadway show "Aladdin" was canceled Wednesday night when breakthrough COVID-19 cases were reported within the musical's company, a day after the show reopened following some 18 months of being shuttered due to the pandemic.

Review: SpeakEasy's 'The Sound Inside' Makes for Riveting Theater in Boston Premiere

Review: SpeakEasy's 'The Sound Inside' Makes for Riveting Theater in Boston Premiere

By Robert Nesti | Sep 29, 2021

Adam Rapp's dark, often funny "The Sound Inside" makes for riveting theater in SpeakEasy Stage's Boston premiere.

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