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Gay theatre in London: how the capital's venues are flying the rainbow flag

Gay theatre in London: how the capital's venues are flying the rainbow flag | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Mark Shenton talks to some of the programmers, directors and playwrights involved with events celebrating Pride i
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Jerald Napoles confident about reprising gay role in ‘Caredivas’

Jerald Napoles confident about reprising gay role in ‘Caredivas’ | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The sought-after TV and film actor and host says he will always go back to his theater roots.
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Stand up for LGBT Youth With #TheaterKidsUnite During This Tony Awards Weekend

Stand up for LGBT Youth With #TheaterKidsUnite During This Tony Awards Weekend | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Hop onto your favorite social media platform and use the tag #TheaterKidsUnite to join the online conversation with some of your favorite celebrities.
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‘Classic Showbiz’ Tells the Fascinating Story of Forgotten Gay Comedy Pioneer Ray Bourbon

‘Classic Showbiz’ Tells the Fascinating Story of Forgotten Gay Comedy Pioneer Ray Bourbon | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Comedy historian Kliph Nesteroff’s ambitious history of American comedy The Comedians is essential and invaluable in no small part because it does not profess to be authoritative or exhaustive. With a subject as vast and deep as American comedy, how could [...]
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How Illusionist Derren Brown Came Out After Rejecting Gay ‘Cure’ Therapy

How Illusionist Derren Brown Came Out After Rejecting Gay ‘Cure’ Therapy | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The star British illusionist is amazing audiences in his debut New York show. In a candid interview, he discusses ‘cure’ therapy, coming out, and how he found fame in magic.
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Maré Art Center Hosts First Ever LGBT Cultural Exhibition

Maré Art Center Hosts First Ever LGBT Cultural Exhibition | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The Maré Art Center was packed this past Thursday as the Theater of the Oppressed LGBT Lab hosted the First Favela LGBT Culture and Citizenship Exhibition. Attendees, ranging from high school stude…
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Soulo Theatre Fest Opens with Knock Out Show

Soulo Theatre Fest Opens with Knock Out Show | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Celebrating its 5th anniversary with an amazing line up of shows, workshops and panels, Toronto's Soulo Theatre Festival runs May 25-28 with all events except the Opening Night taking place at the RED Sandcastle Theatre in Leslieville.
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‘Where We Are Now’ LGBT Theatre Festival (Irish North-West)

‘Where We Are Now’ LGBT Theatre Festival (Irish North-West) | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The Rabbit’s Riot Theatre Company is a production company based in the north-west of Ireland, that aims to create thought-provoking and emotive theatre, using both established and new writing. Having just celebrated their first year anniversary, The Rabbit’s Riot has been bringing imaginative and topical theatre to audiences in Sligo, Leitrim and Dublin.

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Actor and 1998 Miss America Kate Shindle on LGBT rights, NEA and ‘Fun Home,’ and running for office someday

Q&A with Kate Shindle, 1998 Miss America and star of "Fun Home" at the National Theatre
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The Possible, Strange Fruit & The Morning After

The Possible, Strange Fruit & The Morning After | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

There are few more entertaining ways to spend an evening than in the company of a cache of short plays. Offering a very different experience to a full length, two or three act production, short sharp bursts of theatre can be energising, thought-provoking, and if nothing else, the chances are high that you will enjoy at least part of your night out. The “not putting all your eggs in one basket” theatre experience.

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Seven leading gay writers pen Outlaws to In-laws world premiere

Seven leading gay writers pen Outlaws to In-laws world premiere | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Outlaws to In-laws, which is dedicated to the struggles and joys of gay men connecting with each other over the last seven decades,gets its world premiere at London’s King’s Head Theatre in August.
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Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre explores gay relationships and faith in 'Next Fall' May 18-27

Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre explores gay relationships and faith in 'Next Fall' May 18-27 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will close its 2016-17 season with the Tony Award and Drama Desk Award-nominated play “Next Fall” by Geoffrey Nauffts on Thursday, May 18 through Saturday, May 27 at 8 p.m. at its theater in the East End Centre in Wilkes-Barre. This 2010 Tony-nominated play for Best Play …
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Composer Jimmy Horan Presents I CAN SING! To Benefit the NYC Gay Men's Chorus

Composer Jimmy Horan Presents I CAN SING! To Benefit the NYC Gay Men's Chorus | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
'I Can Sing!' is an evening of original music by Jimmy Horan with special guests Corinna Sowers Adler and Stearns Matthews as well as members of the New York City Gay Men's Chorus.  All proceeds from this performance will go directly to the New York City Gay Men's Chorus.  The evening is produced in part by NiCori Studios & Productions.
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'Moulin Rouge' Being Developed as Broadway Musical

'Moulin Rouge' Being Developed as Broadway Musical | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The courtesan and penniless sitar player are making their way to Broadway. Considering that massive gay following that auteur Baz Luhrmann’s film “Moulin Rouge!” has enjoyed since it first debuted in 2001, the question of when the musical retelling of the Orpheus tale would hit the Great White Way has long been pondered. But that …
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Julius Caesar, young and gay: A groundbreaking 1971 opera gets revived for a new era

Julius Caesar, young and gay: A groundbreaking 1971 opera gets revived for a new era | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
A reworked "Young Caesar" will play for one night only at Walt Disney Concert Hall, directed by Yuval Sharon after decades of revisions.
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Bergen County Players tackle gay marriage in nine short plays

Bergen County Players tackle gay marriage in nine short plays | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

"Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays," an evening of nine short plays by various writers that was first produced in 2009 — six years before national legalization — that will be staged for two performances on Saturday and Sunday by the Bergen County Players of Oradell. The nine-member cast is directed by Mark Rinis.

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Glitter and Be Gay at CANDIDE Opening 6/3 at Music Theatre Works

Glitter and Be Gay at CANDIDE Opening 6/3 at Music Theatre Works | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents the Leonard Bernstein classic, CANDIDE, based on Voltaire's satire on the follies of the human race, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, June 3 through 11. A 24-piece orchestra accompanies the well-known songs "Glitter and Be Gay," "The Best of All Possible Worlds" and "Make Our Garden Grow."
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Groundhog Day on Broadway

Groundhog Day on Broadway | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Dear Broadway Producers, Do we really need another musical based on a comedy film? Give me one good reason why I should bother shelling out hard earned money for another movie tossed onto the stage? One good reason, dammit! Andy Karl? Okay, sold! That’s right, theatergoers, I can absolutely, wholly and highly recommend “Groundhog Day,” …
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Ben Whishaw and Russell Tovey to feature in new monologues charting gay history

Ben Whishaw and Russell Tovey to feature in new monologues charting gay history | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Ben Whishaw, Alan Cumming and Russell Tovey will relive Britain's gay history in a series exploring the most significant moments in the fight for sexual equality.
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Immerse in the Now of Asian Theatre at Upcoming Fest

Immerse in the Now of Asian Theatre at Upcoming Fest | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

An emerging gay dance company from Cambodia will perform a story of inspired by Angkorian folklore about a Khmer king who mated with a naga to ensure the land’s fertility at an Asian theatre festival beginning later this month in Bangkok.

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Lightning Rod Theatre Presents World Premiere of THIS SIDE OF SWEETWATER

Lightning Rod Theatre Presents World Premiere of THIS SIDE OF SWEETWATER | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Lightning Rod Theater is proud to present the World Premiere of This Side of Sweetwater opening June 10th at the Asylum at McCadden Place Theatre (1157 N. McCadden Place, Los Angeles, CA 90038) on Saturday, June 3, 7 p.m. (preview), Saturday, June 10, 9 p.m. (opening), Sunday, June 11, 4 p.m., Friday, June 16, 11:30 p.m., Friday, June 23, 10:30 p.m., Saturday, June 24, 7 p.m. Tickets are $12
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Hello Dolly Review: Bette Midler stars as Bette Midler

Hello Dolly Review: Bette Midler stars as Bette Midler | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
There are moments in Bette Midler’s Hello, Dolly that offer unsurpassed entertainment, demonstrating the ideal match between show and star that many people expected when they first heard that Midler would be the 15th Dolly Gallagher Levi on Broadway. That excitement (along with outrageously inflated ticket prices) resulted in the highest advance sale of any…
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Russell Tovey and his dream role in 'gay fantasia'

Russell Tovey and his dream role in 'gay fantasia' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Russell Tovey says his coveted role in gay stage epic Angels in America was part of his life long before he signed up to it.
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Drawing on Life: An interview with “Fun Home’s” Alison Bechdel

Drawing on Life: An interview with “Fun Home’s” Alison Bechdel | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Cartoonist Alison Bechdel couldn't have sketched out a more successful career if she'd tried
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