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Bazazz! A Sequined Variety – December 29 & 31 at Don’t Tell Mama NYC

Bazazz! A Sequined Variety – December 29 & 31 at Don’t Tell Mama NYC | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Bazazz! A Sequined Variety starring Rick Skye as Liza Minnelli will have twice the fun in December with two performances of the hit show of which In New York magazine said, "There's a new sequined variety show in town that is a must see!"

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Photo Flash: First Look at Arcola Theatre's CALLISTO: A QUEER EPIC

Photo Flash: First Look at Arcola Theatre's CALLISTO: A QUEER EPIC | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Callisto: a queer epic is a swirling constellation of remarkable queer stories. In London, 1680, opera star Arabella Hunt has secretly entered into the first recorded gay marriage in UK history. In Worcester, 1936, Alan Turing pays one final visit to Isobel Morcom, mother of his lost first love, Christopher. In the San Fernando Valley, 1979, Tammy Frazer arrives at Callisto Pornographic Studios, searching for the love of her life. And on the Moon, 2223, Lorn is building a paradise to sleep in, but Cal, his A.I. companion, is determined to keep him awake.
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New Musical Comedy KRAGTAR Opens Tonight at The West End Theatre

New Musical Comedy KRAGTAR Opens Tonight at The West End Theatre | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The new musical comedy Kragtar: An American Monster Musical opens tonight, December 1, and runs through December 17 at the West End Theatre at 263 West 86th Street off West End Avenue in Manhattan, as part of Theatre Now New York's Three New Musicals in Rotating Rep.
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Home for the Holidays: Live on Broadway through Dec 30

Home for the Holidays: Live on Broadway through Dec 30 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Home for the Holidays: Live on Broadway, features for the very first-time, winners of “American Idol,” “The Voice,” and “America’s Got Talent” sharing one stage.…
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20th Century Blues - a new play by Susan Miller

20th Century Blues - a new play by Susan Miller | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Limited Engagement Nov 12 - Jan 28
A New Play By Two Time Obie® Winner SUSAN MILLER
Directed By Two Time Obie® Winner & Tony Award® Nominee EMILY MANN
Starring BETH DIXON (Major Barbara), FRANCHELLE STEWART DORN (‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore), POLLY DRAPER (thirtysomething), KATHRYN GRODY )Top Girls), ELLEN PARKER (The Heidi Chronicles), CHARLES SOCARIDES (Sons of the Prophet)

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Off Broadway Discount Tickets for Kris Kringle The Musical

Off Broadway Discount Tickets for Kris Kringle The Musical | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Friday, November 24 at 3PM and 8PM - A Holiday Musical for the Whole Family - Starring Tony nominees Cathy Rigby [Peter Pan, Seussical) and Pamela Myers [Company, Into the Woods) with Andrew Keenan-Bolg

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STEPPIN' OUT with Ben Vereen

STEPPIN' OUT with Ben Vereen | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Few entertainers today are as accomplished as Ben Vereen. A Broadway legend, he won a Tony Award for Pippin, starred in such phenomenal musicals as Jesus Christ Superstar, Fosse, Chicago and Wicked, and has become a household name with the groundbreaking TV series ‘Roots’ and now the popular Amazon series ‘Sneaky Pete’. Steppin’ Out With Ben Vereen is an evening of song and dance mixed with stories of his life, seasoned with insight and humor, as he performs signature numbers such as: ‘Defying Gravity,’ ‘Mr. Bojangles,’ and more!

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VIDEO: Richard Skipper Celebrates November 5th

Richard Skipper Celebrates show for November 5th, 2017 at the Laurie Beechman Theater, New York City
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Love Song to Lavender Menace review – an ode to 80s LGBT booksellers

Love Song to Lavender Menace review – an ode to 80s LGBT booksellers | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The Communards punctuate the soundtrack to James Ley’s funny new play celebrating the Edinburgh bookshop that was a lifeline for the gay community
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'A Clockwork Orange' Theater Review: Anthony Burgess Classic Reimagined as Gay Fantasia

'A Clockwork Orange' Theater Review: Anthony Burgess Classic Reimagined as Gay Fantasia | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Jonno Davies plays the buff hero in a high-energy adaptation of Burgess' dystopian tale
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VIDEO: Richard Skipper Celebrates October 8, 2017 in NYC

Promotion video for October 8th, 2017 Richard Skipper Celebrates Show at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, NYC.

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LA Theater Review: Paul Rudnick’s Oscars Comedy ‘Big Night’

LA Theater Review: Paul Rudnick’s Oscars Comedy ‘Big Night’ | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
An unforeseen (and inexcusable) off-stage event overshadows the Academy Awards ceremony where a gay actor stands to win his first Oscar.
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Richard Skipper Celebrates Returns To Theater Row on October 8th

Richard Skipper Celebrates Returns To Theater Row on October 8th | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Multi-Award winner Richard Skipper, who is fast becoming a New York cultural icon, returns to the stage, to his audience’s delight on October 8th 2017. Russ Woolley proudly presents ‘Richard Skipper at The Laurie Beechman Theater on Theater Row.

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PODCAST: The Past, Present, and Future of Gay Theater

PODCAST: The Past, Present, and Future of Gay Theater | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Listen to this episode of Studio 360 by clicking the arrow on the audio player below: New York Times theater critic Jesse Green and playwright Paul Ru
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Review: Richard Skipper Celebrates December with Kathryn Crosby

It’s a joyous holiday time year round when Richard Skipper Celebrates! His successful monthly series at the Laurie Beechman Theatre have come to be known as a gathering for some of cabaret’s most enjoyable and talented artists and always with a special guest star. What a perfect time to feature Kathryn Crosby, the wife of the iconic Bing Crosby who could easily be called Mr. Christmas!

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'Significant Other' a funny comedy about a gay man left, and left again, at the altar

'Significant Other' a funny comedy about a gay man left, and left again, at the altar | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
REVIEW: "Significant Other" by About Face and Theater Wit is Joshua Harmon's very funny comedy about a gay man with married friends, a great night-out play on Belmont Avenue. (3 stars)
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Richard Skipper Celebrates December with Special Guest Star Kathryn Crosby

Richard Skipper Celebrates December with Special Guest Star Kathryn Crosby | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Join host Richard Skipper for a festive holiday show with special guests: Award-winning singer/songwriter Bobby Belfry; Ann Kittredge, a lifelong performing artist who has performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway and at major venues across the country; Sidney Myer, who Theater Pizzazz calls a “Nurturer, Evangelist, Iconoclastic Talent”; cabaret singer Deborah Stone; AND VERY SPECIAL GUEST STAR Kathryn Crosby!

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This One's For The Girls

This One's For The Girls | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS From The Soundtrack Of Your Life "Powerful, funny and uplifting! A musical that both sexes can enjoy." -Talkin' Broadway

A high energy celebration of Women that’s certain to thrill men, women and everyone in between! This “engaging, compelling and funny” new musical (Miami Herald) looks at the role of women over the past 100+ years through 40 Top 40 hits. Featuring Top-40 songs like RESPECT, Stand by Your Man, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, These Boots are Made for Walkin’, I Will Survive, Greatest Love of All...

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You're Gonna Wanna Sit Down For This... HOT MESS - A Romantic Comedy That Goes Both Ways!

You're Gonna Wanna Sit Down For This... HOT MESS - A Romantic Comedy That Goes Both Ways! | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

You're Gonna Wanna Sit Down For This.. HOT MESS! A Romantic Comedy That Goes Both Ways  - Written by Dan Rothenberg & Colleen Crabtree  - Directed by Jonathan Silverstein

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PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Palm Canyon Theatre

PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Palm Canyon Theatre | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Three cross-dressing entertainers bringing mirth and mayhem to a desert. Has there ever been a show more destined for Palm Springs? The production of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert currently playing at Palm Canyon Theatre, deserves every full house, every standing ovation, and every word of enthusiastic praise it has received so far
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Michael Urie channels Harvey Fierstein in 'Torch Song'

Michael Urie channels Harvey Fierstein in 'Torch Song' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The play about gay life and love packs laughs, tears and flaws.
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Russ Woolley proudly presents ‘Richard Skipper Celebrates’ at The Laurie Beechman Theater on Theater Row

Russ Woolley proudly presents ‘Richard Skipper Celebrates’ at The Laurie Beechman Theater on Theater Row | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

‘Richard Skipper Celebrates’ is a talk/variety show that encourages people to celebrate each and every day and each other. This wildly popular show format in which Skipper builds the show around the date booked, allows him to create a different show every time, so whether you’re there to Yip Harburg’s Birthday or because you’re a die-hard fan, you’re always guaranteed a great time!

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LGBT play ‘Safe’ is shining a spotlight on gay youth homelessness

LGBT play ‘Safe’ is shining a spotlight on gay youth homelessness | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Safe is my verbatim theatre piece, created entirely, word for word, out of my interviews with four homeless and at risk LGBT youth, and via the Albert Kennedy Trust, a charity helping and supporting such young people. Previously performed at Soho Theatre for the Pride in London Arts Festival, at London Theatre Workshop in the City and on September 28 and 29, presented as part of Norwich Theatre Royal’s season exploring gender and sexuality; Creative Matters.

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2017 Fall Theater Preview: World premieres, ambitious works take center stage at Cleveland's small professional houses

2017 Fall Theater Preview: World premieres, ambitious works take center stage at Cleveland's small professional houses | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The 2017-18 season features playwrights Eugene O'Neill, Sam Shepard, Rajiv Joseph and more
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‘Charm’ shines light on LGBT lives: theater review

‘Charm’ shines light on LGBT lives: theater review | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Philip Dawkins seizes inspiration from a real-life transgender icon in the latest play presented by MCC Theater.
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