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His Lola Adventure

THEATER | By Richard Dodds | May 1
He did not create the role of Lola in "Kinky Boots," but it sometimes seems like the role was created for him.

Duncan Sheik Reconsiders A Psycho and Makes Beautiful Music

THEATRE | By Mark Kennedy | Apr 9
The first time Duncan Sheik read the disturbingly gory novel "American Psycho," it didn't go well. He got halfway through the book before throwing it across his dorm room in disgust.

Creating A Legacy at MetroStage

LOCAL | By Doug Rule | Feb 7
Fresh out of college, Thomas W. Jones II thought about becoming a comedian. "I really got into performance that was really engaging an audience," he says. "You know, where it was just the performer and the audience."

Anthony Rapp :: Seasons of Life

THEATRE | By Joel Martens | Jan 31
Success stories for actors in the best of circumstances are a rarity, and for LGBTQ actors it's even harder to "make it." Anthony Rapp's is one such success story. The actor discusses his life and career.

Folderol and Fiddledeedee: 'Cinderella' at National Theatre

THEATRE | By Tim Rosenberger | Nov 22
"So many people got engaged after seeing this show," Douglas Carter Beane bellows over gusts of wind. I've caught the mastermind behind The National Theatre's Cinderella out for a walk in the Cotswolds.

'If/Then' :: Taking the Show on the Road

THEATRE | By Richard Dodds | Oct 31
It's been reunion time for Anthony Rapp and Idina Menzel, who first worked together nearly 20 years ago as original cast members of "Rent." Now they are on a post-Broadway tour of "If/Then,"

Adult Harry Potter (and Son) Coming to Stage in a New Play

THEATRE | By Jill Lawless | Oct 23
Producers announced Friday that "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will center on an adult Harry and his son Albus Severus.

Critics Deliver Mixed Verdict on Hyped Cumberbatch 'Hamlet'

THEATRE | By Jill Lawless | Aug 27
It's a "Hamlet" with Hollywood-level hype and an A-list star in Benedict Cumberbatch. But London's latest stage sensation is more than a Shakespearean star vehicle.

Buds Anthony Rapp & Telly Leung Bloom at Ptown Theater

THEATRE | By EDGE | Aug 10
The world premiere of "Buds of Broadway" debuts on August 14-15 for a two night only event at the Provincetown Theater featuring stars Anthony Rapp, from "If/Then" and "Rent" and Telly Leung, star of "Glee," "Godspell" and "Wicked."

Max von Essen: An American Plays French (and Gay?) in Paris on B'way

THEATRE | By Frank J. Avella | May 17
Learning to sight-read and practicing piano to Gershwin tunes as a child led Max von Essen to an exceptional featured role in the long-awaited Broadway stage production of the iconic MGM classic film "An American in Paris."

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