Queer filmmaker Catherine Gund has a history of choosing fascinating LGBT topics for her documentaries.
For more than two decades Eve Ensler’s play “The Vagina Monologues” has empowered women to speak frankly about their identities, dreams and, yes, sexual desires. Now, thanks to Key West writer Wayne Keller, men have a similar opportunity with “Cock Talk.”
In the 30 years since graduation, I’ve tried hard to block out memories of the daily torture that was the high school experience--the cliques of mean girls and dumb jocks, the taunts and bullying.
Over the years, the LGBT community has embraced other letters for its “alphabet soup.” “Q” signifies queer or questioning people. “I” is for intersex and “A” includes allies. Canadians add the number “2” to represent the two-spirit beliefs of its native peoples.
Yes, it is possible to be addicted to sex. And, in many cases, this disease can be just as personally and professionally destructive as alcohol, drugs or even food. One young man’s struggle is the subject of Michael Leeds’ play, “The First Step – Diary of a Sex Addict,” which opened last weekend at Island City Stage.
We know that musical theater is a gay pastime, but is it possible for a show to be “too” gay? “Something Rotten,” the smash Broadway hit now playing at the Broward Center, takes audiences back to the “gay ‘90s”—the 1590s.
Anyone who has ever been forced to care for a declining parent or grandparent will recognize the truths revealed in Michael Aman’s brilliant new play, “Feeding the Bear.” The comedy received its world premiere this weekend at Island City Stage in Wilton Manors.
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Ask just about any gay man which “Golden Girls” character he identifies closest and the overwhelming answer is likely going to be Blanche, but not Jason B. Schmidt.
Few of the jokes were lost on the diehard Barbra Streisand fans in the audience at Actors Playhouse this weekend. And if they were, the offenders should have immediately surrendered their gay cards at the door.
Broward County artists will uncage their creativity at the annual RedEye music and arts festival on Saturday, July 15 at ArtServe in Fort Lauderdale.
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The Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale has been nominated for the “Theatre of the Decade Award” by Pollstar, a live entertainment industry data and content company similar to Nielsen.
Nearly two decades ago, then-Fort Lauderdale resident Robby Kendall dreamed up a fun gay-themed soap opera that found its way to the ArtServe building stage for multiple performances over two years.
Tormented Trails, a 20-minute walk through woods filled with scary twists and turns, returns to Tree Tops Park, 3900 SW 100th Ave in Davie, Oct. 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 and 31.
The critically acclaimed Maltz Jupiter Theatre will be reopening in January and the pandemic shutdown was put to good use with a $36 million expansion to the Indiantown Road complex.
The biggest names in South Florida cabaret will perform together on Saturday, Aug. 7 at The Foundry, 2306 N. Dixie Hwy. in Wilton Manors.
Producer Ronnie Larsen has extended the run of Robert Chesley’s risqué drama “Jerker” at the Foundry at Wilton Theater Factory and he’s opened the first clothing-optional performance to the public on March 13 at 8 p.m., courtesy of the men’s naturist group, the WildFyre Society.
As the widespread COVID-19 vaccination rollout bolsters confidence, South Florida regional theaters are announcing ambitious and enticing schedules for the 2021-22 season.
WTF? Where the heck is Island City Stage? Theater patrons seeking the award-winning gay-centric company will no longer have any trouble finding the Wilton Manors theater now that new signage has been erected.
The Stonewall National Museum & Archives in Fort Lauderdale, one of the largest facilities of its kind in the nation, recently launched a campaign to nearly double paid memberships from 350 to 600 by June 30.
If the theaters along New York City’s Great White Way had been open last week, their lights would have been dimmed in memory of Bob Avian, a Broadway legend who passed away Jan. 21 of a heart attack.
Gavin Creel is one of the biggest names on Broadway: He won an Olivier Award for his performance in “The Book of Mormon” on London’s West End and has been nominated for Tonys for his performances in “Thoroughly Modern Millie” and “Hair” on Broadway. He just wrapped up a critically-acclaimed run in “She Loves Me” at Studio 54, and next March, will star with Bette Midler in the highly-anticipated revival of “Hello, Dolly!”
Every year, tens of thousands of hopeful young singers, actors and dancers journey to New York City in the hopes of finding stardom on Broadway…or at least a job. Auditions abound and some will land spots in the chorus. Many will not and will struggle to pay their bills with odd jobs or by waiting tables.
Terry Teachout is the powerful theater critic for the Wall Street Journal. His reviews often can make or break a new show, boosting ticket sales or sending down the final curtain.
Drag performer Delighted Tobehere proved she was ready for prime time in 2015 when she wowed the judges on “America’s Got Talent.”
Delray Beach FL: The cast and crew of Entr’Acte Theatrix will be ‘passing the hat’ at the Thursday, June 26th performance of Avenue Q. As an homage to the gay community, and in honor of Pride Month, the company will be raising funds for Compass (the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Palm Beach County) and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
(SS) The Classic Gateway Theatre in Fort Lauderdale, closed since the COVID shutdown 13 months ago, will soon reopen under new direction from the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, which also plans for a long-overdue renovation of the beloved 70-year-old venue.
To say Ronnie Larsen is obsessed with sex could be an understatement.
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