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The Raw New Play 'Afterglow' Explores the Open Relationships of Gay Men

The Raw New Play 'Afterglow' Explores the Open Relationships of Gay Men | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Complex open relationships are explored in S. Asher Gelman’s new play Afterglow, extended through Sept. 15 at New York's The Loft at The Davenport Theatre.
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'Trevor,' a musical about a gay teen, debuts in a world that still needs him

'Trevor,' a musical about a gay teen, debuts in a world that still needs him | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
This is the story of Trevor. A fictional 13-year-old. A kid who loves Diana Ross and her music more than anything else in the world.
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Off Broadway's 'Afterglow' Is A Steamy, Stripped Down Look At Gay Intimacy

Off Broadway's 'Afterglow' Is A Steamy, Stripped Down Look At Gay Intimacy | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
S. Asher Gelman's new play features frank sex talk and plenty of skin.
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THIS ART IS TRASH: A high-brow celebration of low culture – New Ohio Theatre, New York

THIS ART IS TRASH: A high-brow celebration of low culture – New Ohio Theatre, New York | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Part of the New Ohio Theatre’s ICE Factory Festival, Fridays On ICE is a late night salon series featuring work “more typically… perform[ed] in nightclubs, bars, and private apartments” than in traditional theatrical venues. Each night of the series is hosted by a different artist who presents work connected to their chosen theme. The July 21 salon, THIS ART IS TRASH: A high-brow celebration of low culture, is hosted by SNL writer Sudi Green and focuses on American popular culture.

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12+ Sizzling Performing Arts Shows In Philadelphia This July

12+ Sizzling Performing Arts Shows In Philadelphia This July | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The fireworks aren’t just in the sky this July with these impressive displays of Philadelphia performing arts. From installation performances at an art mus
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Dance, Dance, Dance | James Whiteside’s White-Hot Summer Tour

Dance, Dance, Dance | James Whiteside’s White-Hot Summer Tour | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Lauded American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer, James Whiteside, launches an eclectic summer tour with stops in Los Angeles, Vail, Sun Valley and Tokyo.
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Why LGBT Theatre Needs to Start Telling New Stories

Why LGBT Theatre Needs to Start Telling New Stories | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

As LGBT Pride approaches, Alice Saville asks why London's glut of queer theatre is looking to the past, not the future.

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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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Review: Live Naked Boys, and a Modern Marriage, in ‘Afterglow’

Review: Live Naked Boys, and a Modern Marriage, in ‘Afterglow’ | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
A younger lover threatens a marriage in S. Asher Gelman’s new play. The twist: Both husbands are in on the affair.
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‘Richard Skipper Celebrates’ Returns To Theater Row!

‘Richard Skipper Celebrates’ Returns To Theater Row! | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Multi-Award winner Richard Skipper returns to the stage, to his audience’s delight on September 10th 2017. Russ Woolley proudly presents ‘Richard Skipper Celebrates’ at The Laurie Beechman Theater on Broadway.

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GAY BOY to Make World Premiere at Theater for the New City's 2017 Dream Up Festival

GAY BOY to Make World Premiere at Theater for the New City's 2017 Dream Up Festival | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Scottish playwright and Dewar Arts Award winner JD Stewart will make his New York City stage debut in the world premiere of his one man show, Gay Boy,
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Taking a chance: New director brings adults-only 'Hit the Wall' to WaterTower Theatre

Those wondering what kind of artistic director Joanie Schultz intends to be will find an answer in the first show she's selected to direc
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Into The Light LGBT 50 – A Participant’s Story Pt1

Into The Light LGBT 50 – A Participant’s Story Pt1 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
After completing 14 hours of rehearsals, for community dance work Into The Light - part of LGBT 5O -  and with just, a week-and-a-half until showtime, it feels like the right time, to spend a few moments to reflect on where we are at.   Into The Light is described as “a fast-forward version of…
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Kate Shindle on the Queer Activism That Led Her to ‘Fun Home’

Kate Shindle on the Queer Activism That Led Her to ‘Fun Home’ | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Playing Alison Bechdel in a Broadway musical is the latest in the actor’s history of allyship.
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Brutal! Vulgar! Dirty! Mae West and the gay comedy that shocked 1920s America

Brutal! Vulgar! Dirty! Mae West and the gay comedy that shocked 1920s America | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Mae West was taken to court for writing The Drag – a play about a closeted gay socialite that ended up banned. Polly Stenham, who’s directing a revival, celebrates the star who took a limo to jail
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Black, Baptist and gay: One man's journey from Mississippi to Hollywood

Black, Baptist and gay: One man's journey from Mississippi to Hollywood | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Actor-playwright Giovanni Adams renders the hustler dad, stoic mom, religious grandmother and other colorful characters in an inspiring self-portrait.
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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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