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  • Show Explorer

    ''Playing that role early on in my career actually helped me to come to terms with myself,'' Antonio Vargas says of playing Paul in a...

  • 'Brel' Done Well

    Jacques Brel's ''Ne Me Quitte Pas,'' usually translated in English as ''If You Go Away,'' stands as one of the best songs ever written, holding...

  • Big Government

    An utterly giggle-worthy mix of satire, irreverence and fuel-injected wit, the Shakespeare Theatre Company's souped-up take on Nikolai Gogol's The Government Inspector seriously raises the...

  • Show Pieces

    What do you call a farce that's not particularly funny? The real Mackay. Of course, what you want is the real McCoy – something from...

  • Broadway's Future

    ''If there's one thing that drives me crazy,'' says Michael Kerker, ''it's when people say there really aren't any great young musical theater writers ....

  • Wrestling Demons

    A semi-satirical distillation of the mercenary world of professional wrestling as recounted by a particularly ambivalent member of its fraternity, Kristoffer Diaz's The Elaborate Entrance...

  • Fully Exposed

    ''Here I am, look at me,'' says local actor MaryBeth Wise. ''I'm proud to be who I am.'' Technically, Wise is speaking for the many...

  • Temperamental Movement

    ''When it ran Off-Broadway, to attempt to sell tickets, they started saying Mad Men meets Milk,'' Michael Stebbins of Rep Stage says about The...

  • Fun at the Whorehouse

    How does the song go? ''Just lots of good will, and maybe one small thrill, but there's nothing dirty going on.'' {Best Little Whorehouse in...

  • The Hello Girl

    Those of a certain age might recall that Marsha Mason was married to playwright Neil Simon. Before Simon, however, there was Gary Campbell. ''He was...

  • August Sizzler

    It's probably impossible to leave a production of August: Osage County without feeling a pang or two of familial guilt. But whatever you do, don't...

  • Torture Garden

    Slap some skates on Gomez, Morticia and company, ship 'em off to some suburban arena like the Patriot Center, and call it The Addams Family...

  • Fringe Follies

    Over the next couple weeks you can see a theatrical spoof of Fox-TV's Glee, in which troublemakers are forced to form a comedy club. Also...

  • Making Merry

    Though it is without doubt intended to please the hopeless anglophile – and slides in just in time for the post-Jubilee afterglow of the alarm...

  • Razzle Dazzle

    Chicago. Cabaret. Liza with a ''Z.'' Certainly gays are familiar with the musical output of the showy songwriting duo John Kander and the late Fred...

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