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Curtis M. Wong

A Look At Ethics Of Gay Sex Games, Power Play On The NYC Stage | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.10.2015 | Gay Voices

Playwright David Rhodes hopes "Consent," his new off-Broadway drama, sheds light on intimate aspects of gay relationships that have yet to be explored...

A Gay Dad Sounds Off On The School That Canceled An LGBT-Themed Play

Posted 05.10.2015 | Gay Voices

By Rob Watson | The Next Family There was a significant hearing this week on Tuesday about same sex relationships and whether to ban them. You lik...

Bright Half Life - By Tanya Barfield -- Presented by the Women's Project Theater

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.12.2015 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

Bright Half Life, a sixty-five minute chronicle of a deeply committed lesbian relationship, is contemporary as a play could be but the theme is classic and timeless.

Here's Why This New Play Could Break Fresh Ground In Queer Theater

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.25.2015 | Gay Voices

For her latest play, Tanya Barfield aimed for "a transcending love story" that would not only "embrace the dichotomies in life," but also break fresh ...

Curtis M. Wong

You've Never Seen A 'Nutcracker' Like This Before | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.20.2014 | Gay Voices

Of all the various “Nutcracker” productions that pervade New York during the month of December, only one features ballerinas in bondage gear, a po...

Curtis M. Wong

A Radical Look At Gay Men's 'New Reality' On Broadway | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.19.2014 | Gay Voices

Much of the buzz surrounding Terrence McNally’s “Mothers and Sons” focuses on the show’s portrayal of a legally married gay couple with a chil...

A Mother at Mothers and Sons

Tovah Feldshuh | Posted 05.06.2014 | Gay Voices
Tovah Feldshuh

Mothers and Sons, refreshingly imagines a world that the backyard barbecue guests of my childhood could probably never have imagined

LOOK: The New Off-Broadway Comedy By A Rising Lesbian Playwright

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Andrea J. Fulton says her new comedy, "Ugly is a Hard Pill," focuses on the intimate secrets of an African-American couple looking for love in all of ...

Curtis M. Wong

Why This Tony-Nominated Actor Has No Problem With Gay Roles | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.30.2014 | Gay Voices

Robin De Jesús is no stranger to a healthy obsession or two. The 29-year-old actor insists that a fervent nature is just as critical to a successful ...

Curtis M. Wong

'Queer As Folk' Star Tackles Post-DOMA Concerns In New Play | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.01.2013 | Gay Voices

From 1982’s "Torch Song Trilogy" to 2013’s "The Nance," the theater world has rarely shied away from depicting gay themes onstage. Still, Chad Beg...

Beyond Words, a Mime's Story Coming to Edinburgh Fringe

Monica Bauer | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts
Monica Bauer

The journey of this young gay boy from the Big Sky country of one of the USA's most under populated western states (Montana) becomes something much, much more than a series of "amusing things that happened." That's because the performer is Bill Bowers.

Curtis M. Wong

LOOK: Soap Operas Get Skewered (And Really Gay) In New Parody Musical | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.21.2013 | Gay Voices

Putting a cheeky and occasionally gay spin on the world of daytime soaps, the new musical “Legacy Falls” has the added benefit of a leading man wi...

Booty Candy: A Hot Sweet Mess

Lew Whittington | Posted 07.29.2013 | Arts
Lew Whittington

Booty Candy chronicles the travails of Sutter, a shy, disaffected, gay black youth who retreats into his private world after being shamed and ignored by his family. The play is structured in vignettes from childhood, adolescence and adulthood.

Curtis M. Wong

Landmark Gay Drama Tries On New Face For One-Night-Only Benefit | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.18.2013 | Gay Voices

A landmark drama about a gay man’s coming-of-age during the peak years of the HIV/AIDS crisis will get a striking makeover on the eve of its 20th an...

Michelangelo Signorile

Harvey Fierstein On The 'Kinky Boots' Surprise That Critics Have Ignored | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 05.18.2013 | Gay Voices

“Would I be scared to say ‘gay?'" asks the very openly gay Harvey Fierstein, discussing the hit Broadway musical "Kinky Boots," which has garnered...

Curtis M. Wong

'Showgirls! The Musical!' Makes NYC Debut | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.24.2013 | Gay Voices

How does an infamous erotic thriller-turned-cult-classic like the movie “Showgirls” become an effective stage musical? For writers Bob and Tobly M...

LISTEN: Playwright Deborah Salem Smith Discusses Her New Work, 'Love Alone'

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 05.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

The play is about a routine medical procedure that goes tragically wrong, an ensuing lawsuit, and how the lives of both the patient's family and the doctor charged with her care are transformed. This is a lovingly drawn portrait of how we grieve and how we heal.

Voice To Voice: Michael Cavadias And Rob Roth Discuss Their Theater Project 'The Mystery Of Claywoman'

Posted 03.26.2012 | Gay Voices

Our Voice To Voice conversation series brings together members of the LGBT community to discuss issues, events, topics, and projects they're presentin...

Voice To Voice: Robert Leleux And Charles Busch Discuss Judy Garland, Theater, Gay Literature And More

Posted 01.20.2012 | Gay Voices

This month we've invited several LGBT authors to participate in our first ever Voice to Voice conversation series. Throughout January we'll feature in...

Do Only the Big Ds Sell Theater Tickets to the Gay Community?

Annette Niemtzow | Posted 02.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Annette Niemtzow

The talk is that gay audiences support two subjects only: the big Ds, Death and Divas, not the little ds, domestic or daily. Tell me why The Gay Marriage Plays failed. Why didn't you come, my community?

Queer/Art/Mentorship: Why I Dislike the Term 'Queer Art' But Mentor a Queer Artist Anyway

Everett Quinton | Posted 01.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Everett Quinton

I, like so many other queer artists, grew up in fear and isolation. Even with evidence to the contrary, I still thought I was the only queer in the world. A queer mind full of wonderful queer ideas with nobody to talk to about them.