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'Needles and Opium' 20 Years Later - Still Alive, Still Relevant

By Michael Cox | Apr 6
Twenty years ago director/writer Robert Lepage and performer Marc Labrèche collaborated on a piece about obsession and hearbreak. They return to the project for a U.S. tour that begins in Boston this week. EDGE spoke to Labrèche about the project.

Interview with Martin Sherman Author of 'Bent'

By Michael Cox | Mar 8
Martin Sherman's Holocaust drama "Bent" is one of the most influential gay plays of the last half-century in the way that it brings gay characters and history into the mainstream. We speak to Sherman about "Bent" and about his life creating theatre.

'Muckrakers': Sex and Scandal Ripped from the Headlines

By EDGE | Jan 15
Ripped directly from the headlines and brimming with sex and scandal, New Repertory Theatre premieres "Muckrakers" by Zayd Dohrn in the Black Box Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts.

Robert Patrick: One of Nation's Oldest Gay Playwrights on Being Part of Theater History

By Henrik Eger | Oct 10
Robert Patrick is the author of "Kennedy's Children" and "The Haunted Host," one of America's oldest gay plays, now celebrating its 50th anniversary. He opens up about his colorful past in this interview.

The ’Next’ Big Thing :: ’Pattern of Life’

By Michael Cox | Jun 22
When Bridget came to New Rep in 2008, she started to think about how she could make playwrights a part of the rehearsal method. "Pattern of Life" is the final event in a festival that actively explores the "next" iteration of dramatic works.

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