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Pray for Alia Shawkat, Who's Performing the Same Scene for 24 Hours Straight

She's starring in 'The Second Woman,' a play in which she'll perform a single set of lines 100 different times.
Drew Schwartz
4 days ago
Candy

Michael C. Hall Played a Bodega Cat in the Skittles Broadway Musical

'Skittles Commercial' was a self-aware parody at nearly every turn, frequently coming right out and asking the very questions it provoked.
Naveen Kumar
2.4.19
Culture

These Jokes About 'Rent: Live' Were Better Than the Actual Musical

Brennin Hunt broke his foot, Fox censored "poo poo," and the internet had many thoughts.
Kara Weisenstein
1.28.19
sexual assault

Trump's Accusers Take Center Stage in 'The Pussy Grabber Plays'

On Monday night, a play spotlighting the stories of seven of President Donald Trump's accusers debuted in New York.
Marie Solis
1.16.19
me too

Geoffrey Rush Accused of Using a Mirror to Watch His Co-Star Shower

In a new interview, "Orange Is the New Black" actress Yael Stone accused Geoffrey Rush of committing sexual misconduct when the two starred in a 2010 theater production.
Sirin Kale
12.17.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

These college students performed a play about Columbine days after a mass shooting

After the Borderline shooting, a university canceled a play about Columbine
Cerise Castle
Dexter Thomas
11.26.18
Halloween

Hurley from 'Lost' Builds an Unreal Haunted House in Hawaii Every Halloween

This year, Jorge Garcia conjured a demented carnival with killer clowns.
James Charisma
10.30.18
Theater

Queer Undocumented Poet Yosimar Reyes Doesn't Care About Impressing Racists

"I want something for all undocumented people to be like, 'Oh my god, I resonate with that.' I want that to be my audience."
Yazmin Nunez
8.9.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

MoviePass's New 'Surge Pricing' Plan Sounds Awful

We're going to have to pay extra to see popular movies now, apparently.
River Donaghey
6.21.18
Essays

Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Musical Finds the Capitalist Hell in Paradise

The Broadway show is a very capitalist idea of utopia. This is Jimmy Buffett's genius.
Nick Murray
6.5.18
Culture

Artists Are Using Theater to Raise Awareness About India's HIV Crisis

A recent performance in Delhi aims to start a dialogue about the disease.
Parthshri Arora
5.21.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Syracuse Frat Bros Behind 'Extremely Racist' Video Say It Was Just a 'Skit'

Theta Tau members claimed their "oath" to hate black, Jewish, and Hispanic people was performed as "a satirical sketch."
Lauren Messman
4.20.18
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