Amelia Broome plays Mrs. Lovett one of the most compelling antiheros written for the musical theatre in the Lyric Stage Company's production of: "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," through October 11.
Huntington Theatre Company's theatrical adaptation struggles only partly under the burden of celebrity. For the most part, the talented cast in this restatement of one of the seminal race relations films of the 1960s stands on its own.
Silly and fun, the national tour of the Broadway musical "Nice Work If You Can Get It" premiered Wednesday night at the Musical Hall at Fair Park.
Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins joins the masterful ranks of Lydia R. Diamond, Tarrell Alvin McCraney and Katori Hall with his subversive "An Octoroon" at Soho Rep.
On September 22, actress Phylicia Rashad will interview Billie Allen, for the League of Professional Theatre Women.
Chicago's Women's Words Fest will now include a week of lesbian-themed entertainment, including a film festival, staged readings, dance, prose and plays, all at the Chicago Public House Theater.
Retired judge Milton L. Wright offers a retelling of the Biblical story of Job in a new musical that premieres this weekend. It features Wright's sister R & B great Betty Wright as its narrator. EDGE spoke to Wright about his ambitious project.