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Milwaukee theaters find new ways to fill seats

Milwaukee theaters find new ways to fill seats | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Samuelson says the concept seems to have caught on so quickly that the group's marketing and audience development team has found itself asking, “Why didn't we do this sooner?... Skylight Music Theatre in Milwaukee’s Third Ward is introducing a series of special evenings geared to LGBT audiences. “Be Out at Skylight” will take place three nights during the 2013–14 season, offering ticket-holders a pre-show reception during which they can mingle and network. The evenings will begin at 6 p.m. with complimentary appetizers and a cash bar in the upstairs salon. The shows follow at 7:30 p.m.

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Delve into diverse queer realities at the Portland Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

Delve into diverse queer realities at the Portland Lesbian & Gay Film Festival | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Want to understand the diversity of queer culture more fully? Ready to be entertained, thrilled, informed, and perhaps even shocked?

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Instagram Photo of the Day - Roanoke Diversity Center LGBT Film Festival

Roanoke Diversity Center LGBT Film Festival
cashew1210's photo on Instagram (Roanoke Diversity Center LGBT Film Festival @ 202 Market http://t.co/QiHPBzCGau)
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Gay film director Pedro Almodóvar honored with European cinema award

Gay film director Pedro Almodóvar honored with European cinema award | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Held in Berlin this December, the European Film Awards will see the Spanish director walk away with the European Achievement in World Cinema prize.

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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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Review: Yellow brick road construction work in 'The Wizard of Oz' - Los Angeles Times

Review: Yellow brick road construction work in 'The Wizard of Oz' - Los Angeles Times | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The adapters allude to the movie's cultural resonance — its significance for gays, its inspiration of “Wicked” — while updating its technology, revamping beloved...

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Director Kyle Patrick Alvarez on Adapting David Sedaris and Bringing 'COG' to ... - BlackBook Magazine

Director Kyle Patrick Alvarez on Adapting David Sedaris and Bringing 'COG' to ... - BlackBook Magazine | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Sitting on the floor, I stayed there shivering with my best friend for the holiday weekend, David Sedaris' Naked.

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Openly gay actor Matt Bomer to portray closeted Montgomery Clift in feature film

Clift's films included A Place in the Sun and From Here to Eternity (RT @gaystarnews: Openly #gay actor #MattBomer to portray closeted #MontgomeryClift in feature film: http://t.co/NhpKhDAgls #LGBT)...
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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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