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'Hamilton' Star Daveed Diggs Enjoys Access to New World

By Mark Kennedy | May 26
These days, Daveed Diggs finds himself in the eye of a hurricane. And it is quiet.

Festival 51 Announces Winners of Women's Playwriting Festival

By EDGE | May 26
Festival 51 has released the names of the winners of the 2016 finalists, and will present staged readings of the four winning plays over two evenings at the Contemporary Theatre Company.

Meet David Korins, the Man Behind the Look of 'Hamilton'

By Mark Kennedy | May 25
When you see the Broadway smash "Hamilton" - if you're lucky enough to see it, that is - you should know that something important quietly happens at intermission.

Philadelphia Theatre Co. Premieres 'Hillary and Clinton'

By EDGE | May 25
Philadelphia Theatre Company closes its 2015-2016 season with the East Coast premiere of Lucas Hnath's "Hillary and Clinton," May 27-June 26.

Lin-Manuel Miranda's New Honor is as Sweet at Dessert

By Mark Kennedy | May 24
Lin-Manuel Miranda has already this year won a Pulitzer Prize, a Grammy, the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History and a MacArthur Foundation "genius" grant. What more could he get?

Lilly Awards Honor Danai Gurira, Martha Plimpton

By EDGE | May 23
Actors Martha Plimpton and Danai Gurira are among those to be honored at the May 23 Lilly Awards at the Signature Theatre.

Lea DeLaria Hosts 61st Annual Obie Awards

By EDGE | May 23
On Monday, May 23 at Webster Hall, Obie and Screen Actors GuildĀ® Award-winning actress Lea DeLaria will return as the host of this year's Obie Awards.

Transgender Actress and Activist Shakina Nayfack Announces Venues for NC Tour

May 23
Last month, transgender actress and activist Shakina Nayfack launched a crowd funding campaign on YouCaring.com to raise money to bring her "Manifest P*ssy Tour" to North Carolina.

'Hamilton' Opens Audition to Trans Actress

May 23
Broadway mega-hit "Hamilton," a show built on its non-traditional casting of America's founding fathers, may be on its way to getting even more diverse.

Show and Tell with The Naked Magicians

By Steve Duffy | May 19
Christopher Wayne and Mike Tyler are the creators of the world's naughtiest magic show "The Naked Magic Show." EDGE spoke the duo about their show that's currently touring the U.S.

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