• New Play Explores the Dark Side of Miami Nightlife

    For a generation of gay men, nightclubs were a magical refuge from the homophobia of friends, coworkers and even family, an energetic “Never Never Land” where seemingly everyone — and everything — was accepted.

  • New Short Plays Help Audiences Cope with the Holidays

    For years, City Theatre of Miami and Island City Stage in Wilton Manors have offered theatergoers “Summer Shorts” and “Shorts Gone Wild,” annual festivals of short plays. Last weekend, The Vanguard in Fort Lauderdale opened its own holiday-themed collection of shorts, “Mixed Nuts,” featuring nine new works, all from local playwrights.

  • Preview: How I Stepped Out as a Transvestite from BLUNDERLAND

    Years ago on a bitterly cold and snowy night in Denver, my husband and I trudged across much of downtown in a driving blizzard to see a musical production about the life and times of Patsy Cline. The set was period fifties, the costumes and music followed right along.

  • Sexy Short Plays Focus on Online Hook Ups and Search for Love

    There was a time not long ago when gay men resorted to cruising parks or spending hours in dark bars to search for sex and, perhaps, more. The advent of the smartphone and apps like Grindr, Scruff, Growlr and Craig’s List made the process quicker and easier.

  • World Premiere Play Questions Limits Of Love

    As the LGBT community celebrates Pride, “The Big D,” a world premiere play opening this weekend in Wilton Manors, explores the realities of love and relationships in a post-marriage equality society.