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The creative couple behind this year's most anticipated Broadway musical, 'Lysistrata Jones.'

December 12 2011 3:43 PM

The playwright speaks about the hit production of 'Sons of Prophet' and why he doesn't shy away from creating unusual gay characters

November 28 2011 3:03 PM

Currently starring in Off-Broadway's 'Wild Animals You Should Know,' the actor speaks about gay Boy Scouts and what he thinks about his pals on 'Glee'

November 26 2011 2:22 PM

The legendary performer explains how he channels Katharine Hepburn in preparation for a reading of 'Tea at Five.'

November 22 2011 5:12 PM

On the small screen and on the campaign trail, Mormonism is undergoing an odd cultural renaissance. Now, it's on the stage in 'Dark Sisters,' a new opera by Nico Muhly.

November 15 2011 10:21 AM

Playwright and director Moises Kaufman talks about the 'Standing on Ceremony' plays, and just how political the stage can be.

November 04 2011 5:41 PM

I am a Tony Kushner groupie. As it was for so many people, seeing the Broadway production of Angels in America as a teenager in the early '90s was a shattering experience. It confirmed my suspicions that theater could be both rooted in the real and explode convention, flesh and fantasy entwined.

May 26 2011 8:00 PM

Though it's certainly poised to make a run at Broadway, diehard fans will have to charge San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater this summer to catch the long-awaited stage adaptation of Tales of the City, Armistead Maupin's famous serialized novels. With Tony-winning Avenue Q playwright Jeff Whitty and Avenue Q director Jason Moore onboard, and Scissor Sisters front man Jake Shears and John Garden writing the score, hopes are Golden Gate Bridge high.

May 22 2011 8:00 PM

For many who didn't catch Rory O'Malley's 2006 Broadway debut in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, the actor's path as an activist caught their attention first. In 2008, O'Malley co-founded Broadway Impact, a coalition of theater professionals committed to raising funds and awareness in supporting marriage equality. But it's his role starring role in South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone's The Book of Mormon that has truly thrust the Cleveland native into the spotlight.

May 19 2011 8:00 PM

The last few weeks have been a bum rush of theater openings, each show eager to debut prior to the deadline for Tony Award eligibility. The 2011 Tony award nominations were announced earlier this week [link:] and we will tackle the slights and the worthy nods in an upcoming column, but for now, here is the lowdown on two of the season's buzziest shows:

May 04 2011 8:00 PM