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Remembering Judy — A Talk with Garland Authority John Fricke about Upcoming Cabaret Convention Tribute

Actresses, Gymnast Named Grand Marshals of 2020 Rose Parade

By Rob Lester |
EDGE spoke with Judy Garland authority John Fricke about the upcoming tribute to the singer on October 30 as part of this year's Cabaret Convention in New York City.

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 Review :: Fresh Fruit is Back... Inappropriate as Ever
Providence, RI

Review :: Fresh Fruit is Back... Inappropriate as Ever

By Clinton Campbell | Oct 17
Fresh Fruit is back, inappropriately funny and timely as ever. The satirical drag cabaret group that entertained Boston audiences for thirteen years in the early 2000s has returned to help us deal with the world in the age of Trump.

 Review :: Ben Bagley's 'The Decline and Fall of the Entire World As Seen Through the Eyes of Cole Porter'

Review :: Ben Bagley's 'The Decline and Fall of the Entire World As Seen Through the Eyes of Cole Porter'

By Rob Urbinati | Oct 17
Ben Bagley's "The Decline and Fall of the Entire World As Seen Through the Eyes of Cole Porter," is a sassy, tuneful revue of obscure Porter tunes linked by a mostly chronological, tongue-in-cheek narration commenting on the social history of America.

 Review :: New Rep's 'Trayf' Connects
Providence, RI

Review :: New Rep's 'Trayf' Connects

By James Wilkinson | Oct 17
By the end of the evening, it manages to achieve what the best art does, (and what I think theater is uniquely able to do), by bringing me into the experiences of someone else and letting me feel the intimacy of that connection.

Bosom Buddies — Varla Jean Merman Talks about Upcoming Boston Show with Judy Gold

Bosom Buddies — Varla Jean Merman Talks about Upcoming Boston Show with Judy Gold

By Robert Nesti | Oct 17
When Judy Gold and Varla Jean Merman take to the stage at the Calderwood Pavilion this weekend, you may just wonder: Who is taller? And is that why they are performing together? Varla Jean Merman (Jeffery Roberson) explains.

 Review :: The Haunting of Hill House
Providence, RI

Review :: The Haunting of Hill House

By Joe Siegel | Oct 15
Although a lot of effort has obviously gone into "The Haunting of Hill House," this production just doesn't come to life the way it should have. The story needed less talking and more screaming.

 Review :: King Lear
Providence, RI

Review :: King Lear

By James Wilkinson | Oct 15
What I wanted from a production of "King Lear" is something messy and indulgent that pulsed with a wicked energy. But the Actors' Shakespeare Project's production is a beast of another matter, one that reaches into the void and comes back emptyhanded.

Meet the Playwright Behind a 'Deeply Raw Space' on Broadway

Meet the Playwright Behind a 'Deeply Raw Space' on Broadway

By Mark Kennedy | Oct 15
Playwright Jeremy O. Harris has a rule that he doesn't cry in public. He broke that rule the night Rihanna attended his Broadway debut.

'Judy Who?' Ten Questions with Judy Gold

'Judy Who?' Ten Questions with Judy Gold

By Steve Duffy | Oct 15
EDGE caught up with commentator (and self-described 'big mouth') Judy Gold recently as she prepares to come to Boston for 'The Judy and Varla Show' at the Huntington Theatre Company on October 17 for a fast Q&A

Fresh Fruit is Back — Fresher Than Ever with New Revue

Fresh Fruit is Back — Fresher Than Ever with New Revue

By Robert Nesti | Oct 9
Fresh Fruit, Boston's outrageous drag troupe, are back with a new revue and new members. EDGE spoke with Michael Gaucher, who is spearheading the new show that starts this week at Club Café, about just how they keep the Fruits fresh.

Josh Groban Plans to 'Let Go' in Upcoming Show Series

Josh Groban Plans to 'Let Go' in Upcoming Show Series

By Mark Kennedy | Oct 8
Josh Groban has a date for Valentine's Day — with 6,000 or so of his fans.

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