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VIP Lounge: Michael Urie

VIP Lounge: Michael Urie | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Perhaps best known as the sassy Marc St. James on ABC’s Ugly Betty, which aired from 2006-2010, this openly gay actor and director hails from Texas. Born Michael Lorenzo Urie, he moved to NYC at age 19 to attend Julliard.

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Gay Theaters Now Struggle to Evolve - New York Times

Gay Theaters Now Struggle to Evolve - New York Times | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

He's doing so in a highly competitive theater market where “Angels in America” — Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning “gay fantasia on national themes” — is more likely to be...

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BWW Reviews: Lesbian Couple Conspires to Create a Child in Ethan Coen's 1st Full-Length Play WOMEN OR NOTHING

Ethan Coen, whose first full-length play, Women or Nothing, is running at the Atlantic Theater Company through October 13, clearly has no plans to give up his filmmaking career with his brother Joel; their 16th feature film, Inside Llewyn Davis, will be in movie houses in December. About his playwriting, Coen told the Associated Press: "It's recreational. It's part-time. I'm a play hobbyist. I'm a gentleman playwright."

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Semi-Finalists Named Great Gay Screenplay Contest

Semi-Finalists Named Great Gay Screenplay Contest | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Ten semi-finalists have been named in Pride Films and Plays’ Great Gay Screenplay Contest, an international contest for screenplays with LGBT characters and themes.


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Boulevard Theatre brings 'Jerker' drama to Milwaukee LGBT center

Boulevard Theatre brings 'Jerker' drama to Milwaukee LGBT center | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Set in San Francisco in 1985, when gay men and hemophiliacs were dying and medical authorities were only beginning to understand the strange disease's cause...

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Diversity on Film: Reel Pride brings gay, lesbian movies to Central Valley

The Reel Pride film festival runs from Wednesday to Sunday at several locations in the Tower District. Tickets for individual films are $10.

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San Francisco Latino Film Festival shines a light on LGBT themes

San Francisco Latino Film Festival shines a light on LGBT themes | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Cine+Mas, the presenting organization of the San Francisco Latino Film Festival, kicked off another year of features, documentaries and shorts by Latino filmmakers from all over the world last week.
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Church Teachings, Gay Lifestyle Clash in Del Shores Film

Church Teachings, Gay Lifestyle Clash in Del Shores Film | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Soul-shattering words from the lead character, Mark Lee Fuller (played by Emerson Collins, pictured below)) in “Southern Baptist Sissies”, a poignant film...”
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'Twenty Five,' New Web Series, Depicts Gay And Straight Millennial Life In New York

'Twenty Five,' New Web Series, Depicts Gay And Straight Millennial Life In New York | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Everyday it seems there's news of a Kickstarter campaign for a new web series about young twentysomethings trying to make it in the city. "Twenty Five" may seem like just another one of those series but the trailer for the project reveals that it could stand out from the rest as a funny and original spin on the classic "friends finding themselves in the big city" plot.

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Russian 'gay film' scares festivals - Telegraph.co.uk

Russian 'gay film' scares festivals - Telegraph.co.uk | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A taboo-breaking Russian film tackling the topic of gay love may not be seen in Russia due to the crackdown on so-called "homosexual propaganda".

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Call Me Adam

Call Me Adam | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
"Call Me Adam" chats with actor and singer Tommy Walker about starring in the smash hit comedy "NEWSical the Musical" as well as other details of his life and career!
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“Standing on Ceremony - The Gay Marriage Plays” returns to the Annenberg Theater during Palm Springs Pride Weekend

“Standing on Ceremony - The Gay Marriage Plays” returns to the Annenberg Theater during Palm Springs Pride Weekend | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Nominated for 8 Desert Theatre League Awards including Best Production, Best Director, and Best Actor!
Two little words - “I do” - and suddenly your whole world changes. Don't miss this evening of new short plays conceived by Brian Shnipper and written by an A-list lineup of writers with 2 Pulitzer Prizes, 4 Obies, 1 Emmy® and 3 Tony® nominations, including Mo Gaffney, Jordan Harrison, Moises Kaufman, Neil LaBute, Wendy MacLeod, Jose Rivera, Paul Rudnick and Doug Wright. Be there as they offer their unique take on the moments before, during and after "I do." Witty, warm and occasionally wacky, these plays are vows to the blessings of equality, the universal challenges of relationships and the often-hilarious power of love.

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Lesbian film festival 'Some Prefer Cake' returns to Italy - Gay Star News

Lesbian film festival 'Some Prefer Cake' returns to Italy - Gay Star News | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The seventh edition of the most important Italian lesbian film festival will be held in Bologna, northern Italy, next week from 18 to 22 September.


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Pink Season is Hong Kong’s LGBT Festival

Pink Season is Hong Kong’s LGBT Festival | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The Pink Season, Hong Kong’s LGBT Festival, kicks off the third edition on 9 September and closes on 10 November - making it Asia’s b (http://t.co/J9GtuJTzeU Hong Kong LGBTI festival runs from...
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Love, Loss And Revolution At The Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

Love, Loss And Revolution At The Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Though it's not a corner of the globe known for its explosive queer arts scene, the Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival launches today with more than 50 feature...

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Cinema Queer Film Festival

Cinema Queer Film Festival | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Get ready for Sweden’s largest queer film festival!
The 20-22 of September Cinema Queer presents some of the best Swedish and international queer films, arranges talks and parties!
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Heartland - Gay Short Film

To help out his family a young man returns to his former life on the family farm. Coming from an open and liberal life as a student in NYC who is openly gay,...
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A Big Gay Ice Cream Chat With Buyer & Cellar's Michael Urie, Jonathan Tolins

A Big Gay Ice Cream Chat With Buyer & Cellar's Michael Urie, Jonathan Tolins | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Today, the play is a financial success in its run at the much larger Barrow Street Theatre.

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HBO Documentaries Look At AmfAR, Murder Of Gay Teen Lawrence King

HBO Documentaries Look At AmfAR, Murder Of Gay Teen Lawrence King | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
“ HBO's documentary series returns next month with films that take a look at the history of AmfAR and the death of gay teen Lawrence King (RT @OnTopMag: HBO Documentaries Look At AmfAR, Murder Of Gay Teen Lawrence King”
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“I know” (Je sais), a gay short film from France

“I know” (Je sais), a gay short film from France | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The video is the same, but after watching without subtitles, I realized the subtitles were distracting me from the words and the images (though, very smart move of Benoit to...”
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L.A. whirlwind Andrew Carlberg touches down in Charlotte

L.A. whirlwind Andrew Carlberg touches down in Charlotte | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Andrew Carlberg (right) presents another former Charlottean, Sharon Lawrence, with the Vibrant Voice Award for LGBT Arts Allies at a Celebration Theatre benefit.

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Curio Theatre Company Doing Lesbian Romeo and Juliet

Curio Theatre Company Doing Lesbian Romeo and Juliet | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

You've no doubt seen adaptations and derivations of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet many times, both on screen and on film.

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David Roussève to spread 'Stardust' at Radar LA

David Roussève to spread 'Stardust' at Radar LA | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The choreographer's troupe Reality will perform a coming-of-age story making use of emotionally charged movement and video projected text messages... "I certainly wasn't in touch then with my own sexuality," says the now 53-year-old choreographer, who came out as a gay man in his mid-20s to his family.

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‘Beebo Brinker Chronicles,' based on Ann Bannon lesbian pulp fiction classics, a search for love

‘Beebo Brinker Chronicles,' based on Ann Bannon lesbian pulp fiction classics, a search for love | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The Beebo Brinker Chronicles unfolds in an era when the cultural norm for American women was more homemaker Betty Crocker than feminist Betty Friedan.

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‘Camp’ Celebrates Ten Years with Reunion in New York

‘Camp’ Celebrates Ten Years with Reunion in New York | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

For all your self-embracing theater geeks out there, the cast of the 2003 film Camp will reunite at 54 Below on Friday, October 3.

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