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A Salute to the African American Playwright August Wilson

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 02.19.2015 | Black Voices
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

This film is a beautiful legacy. It sheds light on a very gifted man who, like many creative people, was raised under difficult circumstances in an underserved area of Pittsburgh. All of his plays were "doors" into the black experience, and from many eras of the American story.

Darren Criss Is Broadway's Next 'Hedwig'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.18.2015 | Gay Voices

"Glee" star Darren Criss is Broadway-bound in a very, very big way. Starting April 29, the 28-year-old actor will don platform heels and a sky-hig...

Sons Can Never Really Please Their Dads

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 02.13.2015 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Do all sons want to be "better" than their fathers? Do all fathers want the same for their sons -- that they grow to be "better" -- or do they secretly, perhaps unconsciously, always want to be someone their sons can look up to in every which way?

WATCH: The Journey Of Broadway's Hot New Musical Based An A Gay Graphic Novel

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.09.2015 | Gay Voices

Out writer and cartoonist Alison Bechdel recounts the Broadway journey of "Fun Home," the musical based on her 2006 graphic memoir of the same name, i...

What's the Best Broadway Can Be?

Damian Bazadona | Posted 02.09.2015 | Arts
Damian Bazadona

Times are great for the Broadway industry today, and I want to keep it that way. And if you ask me how we do that? I believe that a focus on diversifying our workplace, our audience and our belief systems is the best insurance policy we can possibly get.

Guess Who's Coming To Broadway!

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.19.2015 | Gay Voices

"Star Trek" icon and outspoken lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocate George Takei is Broadway-bound. The 77-year-old star ...

Larry David: Writer, Producer, Actor, Comedian... Middle East Ambassador?

Steve Matoren | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Matoren

Larry David's been called a lot of things in his life -- brilliant, genius, funny, neurotic, offensive -- but never, has anyone thought the Seinfeld co-creator and Brooklyn-born Jew could be a catalyst for peace in the Middle East.

Curtis M. Wong

A Reunion On Stage, And In Song

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts

Given that Christmas is a time for faithful friends, the New York Pops' forthcoming "Kelli and Matthew: Home for the Holidays" concert, which reunites...

A Peek At The 'Off-The-Cuff, Goofball' Side Of One Of Broadway's Sexiest Men

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.28.2014 | Arts

James Snyder has been wowing the masses as the hunky love interest of Idina Menzel in “If/Then” on Broadway since March, but the actor hopes audie...

A Musical Look At 'Chasing' Long Distance Love Comes To The Stage

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Broadway stars Annaleigh Ashford and Matt Doyle will bring a poignant four-actor song cycle about "breaking up, breaking down and breaking through" to...

That Woman Behind The Curtain

Steve Schonberg | Posted 11.08.2014 | Arts
Steve Schonberg

Tepper's story however, is just as interesting as those brought to life on film, and itself makes for an inspiring coming of age tale about a girl who sets her mind on a dream and grabs every opportunity to accomplish it.

Andrew Rannells Gears Up To Replace NPH In 'Hedwig'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.15.2014 | Gay Voices

Andrew Rannells discussed his forthcoming stint as an "East German transgender struggling rock star" in Broadway's "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" with Ji...

The Vulnerable Side Of A 'Stalwart New York Song-And-Dance Man'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.24.2014 | Arts

Thanks to stints in Broadway musicals like "A Chorus Line" and "Gypsy," Tony Yazbeck has established himself as a "stalwart New York song-and-dance ma...

Middle (ST)AGE, Middle Age. Acceptance is Key! (Part 1)

Stacia Fernandez | Posted 10.12.2014 | Fifty
Stacia Fernandez

You take a good look at your kids, if you have them, and you realize how grown up they are. They're telling you to expect a card on Grandparents Day this year. Grandparent? You?

LOOK: NYC Actor Strips Down And Invites You Into His Hotel Room -- For A Great Cause

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.02.2014 | Gay Voices

New York performer Mark MacKillop offers musical theater fans a provocative peek at the offstage life of a working actor in his coffee table book, Rm....

A Lost Cole Porter Gem Is Unearthed In NYC

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.26.2014 | Gay Voices

Eighty-six years after it was written, a Cole Porter musical revue is set to make its American debut with an all-star cast of Broadway talent. "T...

Beware My Derriere: The Etiquette of Sitting Down at the Theater

Jeanne Martinet | Posted 08.11.2014 | Style
Jeanne Martinet

Every time I go to the theater and I find myself having to enter a row where there are people already seated, I experience the same moment of indecision: "How do I navigate this? Which way do I go in -- facing the stage or facing the people?"

New York: What You Can't Miss This Summer

Lisa McElroy | Posted 08.11.2014 | Travel
Lisa McElroy

My teenage daughter and I took four days this week to explore the city and find the best lodging, dining, tours, and shows -- all the ones that aren't yet famous, but should be.

Hugh Jackman: Adamantium Claws, Heart of Gold

Liz Dow | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Liz Dow

My father's dream to sing and dance on Broadway came true on his 85th birthday, thanks to Hugh Jackman.

LOOK: The Sexy Stars Of 'Broadway Bares' Strip Down For Retro-Themed Shoot (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.29.2014 | Gay Voices

Thirteen hard-bodied Broadway stars kicked off their summer by channeling their inner rock-and-roll icons and stripping down for a scintillating new s...

LOOK: Broadway Play Gets Provocative (And...Anti-Gay?) On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.23.2014 | Gay Voices

The team behind the Tony Award-nominated Broadway play "Mothers and Sons" took a radical approach to their social media this week. Without announc...

Curtis M. Wong

A Peek At The Vulnerable Side Of A Stage And Screen 'Funny Lady'

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.23.2014 | Arts

Katie Finneran may be best known for her comedic chops, but the two-time Tony Award winner really hopes her new cabaret show, “It Might Be You: A Fu...

Beloved Gay Playwright To Be Remembered With Musical Tribute

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.21.2014 | Gay Voices

Brilliant. Gentle. Intuitive. A kind soul and a true man of words. That's how close friends and loved ones say they'll remember playwright Daniel ...

LOOK: NYC's Hottest Dancers Spend Mother's Day In Their Skivvies -- And Little Else (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.15.2014 | Gay Voices

The hunky stars of some of Broadway's biggest musicals spent Mother's Day in their skivvies -- and little else -- for a great cause. (WARNING: some ph...

Michelangelo Signorile

Harvey Fierstein: Heterosexual 'Doesn't Mean You're Normal'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 05.11.2014 | Gay Voices

“The biggest thing I learned is that there’s no such thing as normal,” proclaimed Harvey Fierstein, talking about his new hit play “Casa Valen...