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First Nighter: Harvey Fierstein's Highly Accomplished 'Casa Valentina'

David Finkle | Posted 06.23.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Yes, Fierstein fans, there are plenty of belly laughs as the two-acts unfold on Scott Pask's lean version of a mountain getaway that's seen better days. But the playwright has much more on his mind and up his chiffon sleeve.

LOOK: 15 LGBT Films You Might Have Missed This Summer

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 09.02.2013 | Gay Voices

Finished binge-watching "Orange is the New Black?" Staring at your empty DVR counting the days until the season premiere of "Scandal?" If you'...

First Nighter: Nathan Lane First-Rate, as Usual, in Douglas Carter Beane's New Play, The Nance

David Finkle | Posted 06.15.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Plays conjuring Manhattan in the 1930s often take on the look of a live-action Edward Hopper painting. Not a bad thing. Actually, the effect is stunning when the curtain rises on The Nance.

Come Out and Play at 'La Cage Aux Folles' Again

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 09.12.2012 | Home
Charles Karel Bouley

Revival theatre can either hit or miss: La Cage at the Pantages hits on all the right notes. What more could one want from a night of theatre?

Movie Review: The Perfect Family

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Don't trust the trailers for Anne Renton's The Perfect Family. They make it look like an irreverent, iconoclastic satire, one that attacks hypocrisy among the pious -- like something from the Farrelly brothers or, perhaps, John Waters.

Kelsey Grammer Accepts the Hugo Career Achievement Award

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 06.23.2012 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Cinema/Chicago and the Chicago International Film Festival honored Kelsey Grammer with the Career Achievement Award at the 48th Hugo Television Awards Ceremony on Thursday night, April 19.

'La Cage Aux Folles' vs. the Super Bowl

Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.07.2012 | DC
Erin Ruberry

Last night, rather than watch grown men chase each other, I went to the Kennedy Center's La Cage Aux Folles to watch grown men do flips, splits and kicks while wearing four-inch heels.

Nick Adams Keeps on the Drag for Broadway's Priscilla Queen of the Desert

James Sims | Posted 06.29.2011 | Arts
James Sims

Priscilla is the story of three friends who head out on an adventure across the Australian outback, each in search of something missing in their lives.

Talking with Ken Davenport About Democratizing Broadway

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Sims

Ken Davenport wants to democratize the mostly elite inner circle of Broadway producers, and he's attempting to stir things up by reaching out to every...

Is the LGBT Community Plotting to Make Children "Crossdress"? Of Course Not

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alvin McEwen

An incident is taking place in a private New York school which LGBTs are being blamed for. But the thing is that we had nothing to do with it. Here ...

Actors, Singers, Dancers, Christians and a Republican: The 2010 Tony Awards Show Roasted

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

It was a poor decision to hand out the Tony awards on the day of the Gay Pride Parade and Festival in West Hollywood, thereby losing its entire West Coast audience.

Tonys Come Soon

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

I could offer my predictions on who will win a Tony, but the writing of that might bore me to sleep. That right there expresses my problem with the majority of the season's offerings -- even most of the good wasn't that exciting.

First-Nighter: London's Sweet Charity Sufficiently Sweet

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

These days, the clever fabric manufacturers able to do whatever they want with a proven musical comedy are the folks at the Menier Chocolate Factory.

The Value Of Milk, and The Best Gay-Themed Movies By Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

For me, seeing Milk was a transformative experience because it restored my belief that Hollywood can make quality pictures that have broad appeal.