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'Color Purple' Actor Fired over Anti-LGBTQ Post is Suing... Even Though the Role Was Lesbian

'Color Purple' Actor Fired over Anti-LGBTQ Post is Suing... Even Though the Role Was Lesbian

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 30
A stage actress who was fired after homophobic posts came to light is now suing for "breach of contract" - despite the fact that she had been hired to play an iconic lesbian character.

 Review :: Mj Rodriguez Plays a Street Smart Audrey in Pasadena Playhouse's 'Little Shop'

Review :: Mj Rodriguez Plays a Street Smart Audrey in Pasadena Playhouse's 'Little Shop'

By Kevin Taft | Sep 27
The Pasadena Playhouse's original production of the classic Howard Ashman/Alan Menken musical "Little Shop of Horrors" arrives with all of the diversity it can muster. While there are some aspects that don't quite sing, the cast is rooted with talent.

Alice Ripley — Ready for her Close-up in 'Sunset Boulevard'

Alice Ripley — Ready for her Close-up in 'Sunset Boulevard'

By Steve Duffy | Sep 27
Tony-winning actress Alice Ripley plays legendary Hollywood diva Norma Desmond in a new production of "Sunset Boulevard" at the North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, MA this month. EDGE spoke to Ripley about the musical and playing this iconic role.

'Transparent' Alum Alexandra Billings Joining 'Wicked' on Broadway

'Transparent' Alum Alexandra Billings Joining 'Wicked' on Broadway

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 27
Trans stage and screen actress Alexandra Billings has a post-"Transparent" gig lined up in the form of a turn with the cast of "Wicked" on Broadway.

 Review :: Alice Ripley Makes a Superb Norma Desmond in NSMT's 'Sunset Boulevard'

Review :: Alice Ripley Makes a Superb Norma Desmond in NSMT's 'Sunset Boulevard'

By Steve Duffy | Sep 26
"Sunset Boulevard," at the North Shore Music Theatre through October 6, offers a superb, stripped-down version with a spectacular performance by Tony Award-winner Alice Ripley as the faded movie queen Norma Desmond.

 Review ::  Stunning, Little-Seen Tennessee Williams Play Heads to Ptown this Weekend for Festival

Review :: Stunning, Little-Seen Tennessee Williams Play Heads to Ptown this Weekend for Festival

By Lewis Whittington | Sep 26
Philly's EgoPo Classic Theater brings their acclaimed production of a little-seen Tennessee Williams play to the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival this weekend.

Drones, Dancing and a Musical Revolution: Carnival Cruise Line Amps Up Its Entertainment

Drones, Dancing and a Musical Revolution: Carnival Cruise Line Amps Up Its Entertainment

By Ryan Leeds | Sep 26
Even drones will be dancing on the high seas this December as Carnival Cruise Line premiers two new shows aboard its new ship, Panorama.

Ptown's Art House Announces Fall-Winter Programming

Ptown's Art House Announces Fall-Winter Programming

Sep 25
Varla Jean Merman, Rachel Bay Jones, Well-Strung, Christine Pedi, Melissa Ferrick, BETTY & Edmund Bagnell are set for Autumn & Holiday Seasons in Provincetown.

British Gay Couple Answer Anti-LGBTQ Protestors with Public Kiss

British Gay Couple Answer Anti-LGBTQ Protestors with Public Kiss

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 23
A gay British couple had just the right response to a crowd of anti-LGBTQ protestors who had gathered in front of a cultural center in Chester, England, to decry a production of the stage musical "The Rocky Horror Show."

 Review :: Blue Stockings

Review :: Blue Stockings

By Christine Malcom | Sep 20
For its 2019—2020 season, Promethean Theatre Ensemble (PTE) explores the status of women throughout history and within imagined societies, beginning with "Blue Stockings," the 2013 debut play from Jessica Swale.

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