Topics :: theater
By Mark Kennedy | Friday Jan 14, 2011
The Broadway production of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," plagued by financial problems and injuries including a stunt man’s 30-foot fall after his safety harness malfunctioned, has delayed its opening night again, this time for more than a month.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Jan 6, 2011
Playwright Steve Yockey opens up to EDGE on how New Rep helped develop his new play, and what it all means.
By Jocelyn Noveck | Friday Dec 24, 2010
A day after Broadway’s costliest show was forced to cancel two performances following a scary fall by a stunt actor, "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" resumed previews Thursday and came off without a hitch, including virtually all its complex aerial stunts.
Thursday Dec 23, 2010
The curtain will go up again Thursday on "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" after the producers of the accident-plagued Broadway musical agreed to new safety precautions to prevent another fall like the one that left a stuntman seriously injured.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Oct 21, 2010
Two men face off in a cell. One is a skinhead; the other is a Jew. The twist is that one is the other’s legal defense in a murder trial. This is the plot of Cherry Docs, now on stage at the New Rep. Playwright David Gow talks with EDGE about prejudice, turning Cherry Docs into a movie, and his newest project: a musical centered around a mass grave.
By Mark Kennedy | Thursday Oct 21, 2010
Moved by a recent spate of suicides by teens who were believed to be victims of anti-gay bullying, members of the theater community have lent their support with what they do best: messages from the heart and an uplifting song.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Oct 14, 2010
Boston stage actor Craig Houk chats with EDGE about making an evening of laughter out of those pesky Big Questions.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Sep 16, 2010
The director of the New Rep’s production of David Mamet’s "Boston Marriage" talks with EDGE about changing cultural views and the play’s continuing relevance.
By JAKE COYLE | Saturday Aug 21, 2010
It may seem backward to travel to one of the most beautiful cities in the world and sit in the dark.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jun 8, 2010
Leigh Barrett talks with EDGE about Trailer Park Musical, a Julia Child mini-opera, and being a Diva for the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus.