theater

  • 'Collective Rage' is Funny, Feminist Attack on Gender Stereotypes

    Imagine a hilarious mash-up of “The Vagina Monologues,” “The Real Housewives” and “Orange is the New Black” with a little “Kiss Me, Kate” thrown in and you’ve got queer playwright Jen Silverman’s “Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties.” 

  • 'The Women of San Quentin' Comes Amid Historic Changes

    A new book chronicling the lives of nine transgender women across the country who have been incarcerated comes amid historic progress for such prisoners.

  • Arrest in NY Bias Attack On Gay Couple Married At West Point

    — Police say a New York City man has been arrested in connection with a bias attack in lower Manhattan against the first gay couple to be married at West Point.

  • Ben Carson on Muslim President: Why Would You Take That Chance?

    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Ben Carson said Sunday Muslims seeking public office must first renounce some central tenets of Islam. Otherwise, Carson said, "Why in fact would you take that chance?"

  • Busy Summer Ahead for LGBT Theater

    During the hot summer months when the snowbirds and tourists head north, many theaters are “dark,” theater jargon for “closed.” That’s not the case for three local venues that primarily attract LGBT audiences.

  • Camp Classic “Die, Mommie, Die!” Comes to Empire Stage

    Donning heels and a wig isn’t necessarily actor and director Ed Sparan’s idea of fun, but it’s a labor of love when it comes to one of his favorite playwrights, Charles Busch. Sparan is directing and starring in a new production of Busch’s classic “Die, Mommie, Die!” opening this weekend at Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale.

  • Community Announcement: GFLGLCC Quarterly Networking Luncheon, Award to Nicki Grossman, Toy Drive

    Comcast Business Presents the GFLGLCC Quarterly Networking Luncheon

  • Del Shores Has More Sordid Tales To Tell

    Del Shores is best known as a writer, the creator of LGBT cult favorites “Sordid Lives” and “Southern Baptist Sissies.” But now, he’s also taking his turn on stage in a new show, “Six Characters in Search of a Play,” opening at Fort Lauderdale’s Empire Stage this weekend.

  • Dmitri Kane, Local Porn Star, A Suicide

    A 20-year-old young man from the Jersey Shore, Constanti Moraitis, who appeared as Dmitri Kane in gay porn films, apparently took his own life on Sunday evening. The young man had appeared in films for Next Door Casting and Collegedudes.com.

  • Film: Beyond Love

    Director Silvio Nacucchi talks about his strange gay parenting tale

  • Grab a Pint with the Singing Blokes in “Choir of Man”

    Whether you consider yourself a bro, dude, bloke, lad or dad, the “Choir of Man” is singing for you on Oct. 13 at the Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale. But, what exactly is the “Choir of Man?”

  • Intimate Theatre Stages Gay 1980s Drama

    Almost hidden away on a side street in Fort Lauderdale’s arts district is a play about friends coping with crisis.

  • It Gets Better Comes to South Florida

    The Broward Theater for Performing Arts and the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present the It Gets Better Project. The show uses music to enlighten and educate people about the struggles of LGBT youth. 

  • LGBT Shorts Get Political

     

    The heated presidential campaign provided timely inspiration for “Shorts Gone Wild 4,” the annual festival of LGBT-themed short plays presented each August by Miami’s City Theatre and Island City Stage in Wilton Manors.

  • Local Playwright Tries His Hand at Horror

    Over the years, local gay playwright Michael McKeever has served up award-winning comedies and dramas that have been performed by theater companies around the world. One big gap in his oeuvre is horror…until now.

  • LPAC Is Real Star Of Stage Door's ‘La Cage’

    The grungy former movie house in Tamarac that Broward Stage Door Theatre called home for more than decades is just a memory, now that the move to the sparkling, two-year-old Lauderhill Performing Arts Center (LPAC) is complete.

    Last weekend, Stage Door debuted its first production, “La Cage aux Folles,” the glitzy and tuneful 1983 Tony winner from composer Jerry Herman and writer Harvey Fierstein.

  • Miley Cyrus Shakes In Barely There Silver Straps At VMAs

    Miley Cyrus shook a long, rock goddess ponytail and strutted in barely there silver straps Sunday on the arrivals carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards, promising multiple costume changes as host.

  • Mirror Jan. 2017: Regional Theater

    South Florida boasts one of the most vibrant regional theater scenes in the country. This winter and spring, audiences can enjoy classic  American plays at Palm Beach Dramaworks, hit musicals at  Actors Playhouse,  Maltz and The Wick,  LGBT-themed works at  Island City Stage and world premieres by local playwrights at Zoetic Stage.

    But, there’s more....

  • Mississippi Supreme Court Narrowly Grants Same-Sex Divorce

    JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Supreme Court voted to allow a lesbian couple to seek a divorce, even as two justices questioned the U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage and suggested that landmark ruling has no constitutional basis.

  • Play Illustrates Transgender Man’s Journey in 127 Steps

    For transgender writer, educator and performer Scott Turner Schofield, surgery was just a first step. Soon after leaving the hospital, he asked himself, “Now what?”