Jackie Beat’s annual Xmas show is the best antidote to the good tidings of the season. EDGE spoke to the drag superstar about what to expect from her latest show, as well as ’The Sound of Music’ and what she thinks of Alec Baldwin
Based on a 1920 novella by French writer Colette, Martha Clarke’s multidisciplinary adaptation features legendary ballerina Alessandra Ferri, award-winning actress Amy Irving, pianist Sarah Rothenberg and text by Tina Howe.
Lippa and Crawley’s "A Little Princess," which debuted at Theatre Works of Palo Alto in the summer of 2004, still has a way to go in its development before a Tony Award judge would crown it.
"A Christmas Story, The Musical" charms with raffish humor and sentiment -- seeing it is a great way to start the season.
The Lyric Stage Company is giving the thought provoking comedy "Becky’s New Car," by Steven Dietz, its Boston area premiere (through December 22). But director Larry Coen wonders if letting a woman drive may be an unpaved road in the theatre.
What becomes a legend most? In the case of "The Phantom of the Opera" it is a re-imagining, which is taking place in a new production that recently started a U.S. tour in Providence, RI.
It was clear when I talked to Andrew Lippa, composer of "A Little Princess," that the lives of those who make musicals are dramatic. Is it any wonder that so many musicals are about characters that believe in the unbelievable and triumph over adversity?