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Amelia Broome as Mrs. Lovett in "Sweeney Todd"

Consuming Humans :: Amelia Broome Plays Mrs. Lovett

By Michael Cox | Sep 20
Amelia Broome plays Mrs. Lovett one of the most compelling antiheros written for the musical theatre in the Lyric Stage Company's production of: "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," through October 11.

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Theatre Reviews

Meredith Forlenza and Malcolm-Jamal Warner in The Huntington Theatre's "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner"

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

By Michael Cox | Sep 17
Huntington Theatre Company's theatrical adaptation struggles only partly under the burden of celebrity. For the most part, the talented cast in this restatement of one of the seminal race relations films of the 1960s stands on its own.

'Emilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight' continues through Oct. 5 at Central Square Theater

Emilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 11
The title suggests a trial drama, but refers more to the practice of discussing, in depth, a thesis in pursuit of an advanced degree -- in this case, the question of whether heart or head lends more meaning to human existence. Smarts and passion combine.

J. M. Barrie, Porthos, and the Llewelyn Davies boys play in Kensington Gardens.

Finding Neverland

By Robert Nesti | Aug 16
The new musical "Finding Neverland" comes to Cambridge with a palpable buzz, but does it live up to expectations?

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Theatre Features

Billie Allen

Phylicia Rashad Interviews Billie Allen for League of Pro Theatre Women

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 20
On September 22, actress Phylicia Rashad will interview Billie Allen, for the League of Professional Theatre Women.

Join in Women's Words Fest

Women's Words Fest Includes a Week of Lesbian-Themed Entertainment

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 18
Chicago's Women's Words Fest will now include a week of lesbian-themed entertainment, including a film festival, staged readings, dance, prose and plays, all at the Chicago Public House Theater.

Milton L. Wright

Re-telling Job's Story, From a Contemporary Point-of-View

By Kay Bourne | Sep 17
Retired judge Milton L. Wright offers a retelling of the Biblical story of Job in a new musical that premieres this weekend. It features Wright's sister R & B great Betty Wright as its narrator. EDGE spoke to Wright about his ambitious project.

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