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7 Iconic Mike Nichols Movie Scenes To Revisit

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.20.2014 | Entertainment

Oscar-winning director Mike Nichols died Wednesday at the age of 83. The film, television and stage director was responsible for some of the most accl...

First Nighter: Ivo van Hove's Strong Take on 'Angels in America'

David Finkle | Posted 10.27.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Since Tony Kushner could be considered to know best, why not quote what he says he admired after seeing Ivo van Hove's revival of the playwright's Pulitzer Prize-winning Angels in America, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music: "It had this feeling of being stripped to its absolute bare bones."

Mary-Louise Parker On How 'Angels In America' Impacted The Gay Rights Movement

Posted 03.14.2014 | Gay Voices

Emmy and Tony-winning actress Mary Louise Parker recalled her seminal turn in HBO's "Angels in America" during a HuffPost Live interview this week, an...

A Brief History Of LGBT Milestones In Pop Culture

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.16.2013 | Gay Voices

My, how far we've come. As the country celebrates LGBT Pride Month, a quick look back at popular culture's contributions to the growing acceptance of ...

Who Are Our Angels In The Epidemic?

Janet Weinberg | Posted 02.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Janet Weinberg

On Saturday, Dec. 8, we bore witness to our "angels in America" -- our continuum of GMHC families. First stop: the Harlem Children's Zone, the location of the annual holiday party for families that GMHC works with who are living with or affected by HIV/AIDS.

Wilma's Perestroika Operatic and Subtle

Lew Whittington | Posted 11.26.2012 | Arts
Lew Whittington

In Philadelphia, audiences have been waiting for Perestroika, part two of Tony Kushner's epic Angels in America. Few plays with huge colliding social themes hold up as well as Angels, and few are as structurally solid and adventurous.

50 Years of A&M Records: An Interview With Herb Alpert

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.13.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"If you're prepared for what you'd like to do with the rest of your life and you're putting in the time and are passionate about what you're doing, you have to just stay with it. There's no magic formula for how to get through the maze."

For Her Birthday, The Ten Best Meryl Streep Movies

John Farr | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Today, our most celebrated actress, Meryl Streep, turns 63. Can it be possible? My own top-ten list below reflects what I believe are her best films. On her birthday, let's say: "Bravo, Meryl Streep."

Court's Angels in America Soars Despite Clipped Wings

Robert Bullen | Posted 07.01.2012 | Chicago
Robert Bullen

While the timeliness of the play may have faded over time Angels in America: Millennium Approaches remains a boldly composed masterwork filled with universal themes.

Ike and Tail Gunner Joe

Tom Alderman | Posted 06.13.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

Several people report they cannot forgive Eisenhower's moral and political failure to speak out and repudiate McCarthy. That is not how it went down with Ike, according to Jim Newton's excellent new biography, Eisenhower: The White House Years.

Why Angels in America Still Matters Today

Gregory Trotter | Posted 05.01.2012 | Chicago
Gregory Trotter

When Tony Kushner's Angels in America returns to Chicago this April, it will be a milestone in a shared history spanning nearly two decades.

Curtis M. Wong

Stage Dive: Michael Urie Tackles Anton Chekhov's 'The Cherry Orchard' In New York

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.26.2011 | Gay Voices

Michael Urie happens to really, really like New York. At least by Hollywood standards, the 31-year-old Urie's almost exclusive devotion to the Of...

Guns and Poses

George Heymont | Posted 08.23.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Two recent Bay Area productions placed guns in the hands of their actors. While the weapons they used may have shot blanks, their playwrights did not.

Religious Identity And The Public Square

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 08.07.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Religious conversations may intensify over the next 18 months as the religious identities of candidates become scrutinized by the media and voters for clues as to who they really are.

First Nighter: Tony Kushner's Intelligent Homosexual's Guide... Continues Genius Display

David Finkle | Posted 07.05.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

Kushner has produced a play also reminiscent of Arthur Miller at the top of his form, a play about which many ticket buyers will conclude he's equaled Miller's best.

HuffPost Review: Making 'The Boys'

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Crayton Robey's documentary Making 'The Boys' chronicles changes in both gay culture and its acceptance by mainstream America, reminding us that 40 years ago, gays and lesbians had fewer civil rights than black people or women.

First Nighter: Tony Kushner's Angels in America Flies on Gossamer Wings

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

Angels in America remains superlative theater-going and a spectacular achievement.

THEATER: An Angel In America- A Conversation With Zoe Kazan

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-10-28-floater.jpgDid history crack open after the Millennium? Kazan carries the torch of truth and reconciliation to the next generation in a new production of Tony Kushner's gay fantasia on national themes.

The Temple And Tony Kushner: Worshiping Art And The Art Of Worship

Lily Blau | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lily Blau

When I was 15, the last place in the world I wanted to be on a Friday night was at temple. But this Friday, I am thrilled to find myself waiting inside the doors of Central Synagogue for Tony Kushner.

"The Play's the Thing": Getting Butts in the Seats

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ashley Wren Collins

"I don't think revolution ever happens on big Broadway stages. So our responsibility is to create extraordinary events in small rooms that infect the rest of the culture," Anne Bogart insists.

Best Movies By Farr -- Celebrating Pacino and De Niro

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Ultimately, it's tough to call just who is the finer actor, or bigger star. Personally, I give the edge to De Niro.

The LGBT Rights Heartbreak and the Great Work Ahead

Tanene Allison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tanene Allison

As the community grieves and seeks to blame whomever we felt did not support us enough, data interpretations may make it all too easy to generalize and stereotype on the road to blame.