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New York LGBTQ Film Festival Lineup: 'Ammonite,' 'Uncle Frank,' More

New York LGBTQ Film Festival Lineup: 'Ammonite,' 'Uncle Frank,' More | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

NewFest, New York’s LGBTQ film and media organization, has announced its program for the 32nd New York LGBTQ Film Festival. This year’s event will feature virtual events, as well as dri…

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‘The Boys in the Band’: A Time Capsule of Art and Identity

‘The Boys in the Band’: A Time Capsule of Art and Identity | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

William Friedkin’s 1970 film version of Mart Crowley’s unflinching play about gay Manhattanites, featuring the original theatrical cast, commemorates a fine ensemble and the brilliance of Crowley’s work.

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Donja R. Love and Carmen LoBue Are Bringing Black Queer Lives Center Stage and Changing Theater

Donja R. Love and Carmen LoBue Are Bringing Black Queer Lives Center Stage and Changing Theater | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Black queer playwrights Donja R. Love and Carmen LoBue talk racism, joy, resistance, and why theater must be radically restructured to foster Black talent and tell Black stories.

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This Non-Binary Comedian Is Finding Humanity in the Pandemic

This Non-Binary Comedian Is Finding Humanity in the Pandemic | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Jes Tom is part of a new cadre of non-white queer comedians who are bringing a different perspective to the stage.

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In virtual 'Borders,' the radical realism of a gay meetup on Grindr

In virtual 'Borders,' the radical realism of a gay meetup on Grindr | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

New York's Dirty Laundry Theatre live-streams a stage play with satisfying verisimilitude.

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Michael Urie to reprise Buyer and Cellar role for livestream benefit

Michael Urie to reprise Buyer and Cellar role for livestream benefit | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Michael Urie, who originated the role of Alex More in 'Buyer and Cellar' Off Broadway before taking the show to London and on tour, will take part in a livestream benefit performance of the comedy on Broadway.com and YouTube.

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The Comedian Drew Droege Plays a Lot of ‘Hateful, Unlikable, Awful Gay People, and I Love It’

The Comedian Drew Droege Plays a Lot of ‘Hateful, Unlikable, Awful Gay People, and I Love It’ | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Drew Droege became famous for his Chloë Sevigny videos. His plays, like “Happy Birthday Doug,” show gay men at their most extreme. But, he says, our inner devils reveal so much.

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‘Making Gay History: Before Stonewall,’ play based on award-winning podcast, opening in New York

‘Making Gay History: Before Stonewall,’ play based on award-winning podcast, opening in New York | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Voices of early LGBTQ civil rights history are about to take center stage in Greenwich Village, just blocks from where the Stonewall Riots took place more than 50 year ago. “Making Gay History: Before Stonewall” -- a new play adapted from Eric Marcus’ “Making Gay History” books and podcast -- opens Friday at New York University’s Provincetown Playhouse for an eight-performance run.

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Olivia Levine in UNSTUCK

Olivia Levine in UNSTUCK | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A new solo-show about the intersection of OCD and queer identity - January 30 – February 23 at The Tank in Midtown - After a sold-out run in August, Olivia Levine’s solo-show, UNSTUCK, returns to The Tank for a limited engagement. The production runs January 30 through February 23 with opening night slated for January 30. UNSTUCK is written and performed by Levine and follows her journey with OCD from childhood to adulthood. Molly Rose Heller directs.

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Tommy Pico’s ‘Feed’: A Book-Length Meditation on Modern Appetites

Tommy Pico’s ‘Feed’: A Book-Length Meditation on Modern Appetites | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Pico’s latest volume concludes what he has described as a four-book project about pretty much everything, mixing verse and prose, diary, comedy and accusation.

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‘The Inheritance’ on Broadway: An Epic Story of Gay Ghosts, for Good and Bad

‘The Inheritance’ on Broadway: An Epic Story of Gay Ghosts, for Good and Bad | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

One of the buzziest plays on Broadway, ‘The Inheritance’ spins epically and soapily through time to tell a powerful, if flawed, story about the power of LGBTQ history and healing.

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Leonard Soloway's Broadway

Leonard Soloway's Broadway | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

An exciting insider's look at Broadway and the business of show business in a career spanning more than 70 years. Leonard Soloway's Broadway pulls back the curtain of one of the most admired and loved Broadway producers and general managers through interviews, photos and other archival material. Leonard's productions have collected more than 40 Tony Awards, 21 Drama Desk Awards and 3 Pulitzer Prizes.

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The World Premiere of Post-Apocalyptic Play Jack of Cups

The World Premiere of Post-Apocalyptic Play Jack of Cups | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Experimental Bitch Presents (EBP) is pleased to announce their 2019 mainstage production, the post-apocalyptic play Jack of Cups by Gabriel Rodriguez. The World Premiere runs May 31 – June 8 at The Flea Theater, with opening night slated for June 1 at 7:00 pm. Jack of Cups is directed by Rodriguez and Madeline Wall. Original music composed by Lukas Papenfusscline.

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First Out: New Music From Janelle Monáe, Mxmtoon, Fletcher & More

First Out: New Music From Janelle Monáe, Mxmtoon, Fletcher & More | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Singer-songwriter Rod Thomas (Bright Light Bright Light's off-stage name) has opened up about his experience trying to 'fit in' among the gay community.

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Don't Miss: 'Different Stars,' a Queer Song Cycle

Don't Miss: 'Different Stars,' a Queer Song Cycle | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Karl Saint Lucy's queer song cycle, "Different Stars: A Reckoning with Time, Trauma, and Circumstance," premieres on August 15.

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Rodney Hicks and Azure D. Osborne-Lee on ‘Pride Plays’ and Fighting for Black Queer Change in Theater

Rodney Hicks and Azure D. Osborne-Lee on ‘Pride Plays’ and Fighting for Black Queer Change in Theater | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In the first of a two-part series on Black queer playwrights with work in the “Pride Plays” season, Rodney Hicks and Azure D. Osborne-Lee discuss racism, theater, and change.

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Finding Love—And Feeling Worthy Of It—In 'Felix Ever After'

Finding Love—And Feeling Worthy Of It—In 'Felix Ever After' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Kacen Callender's new young adult novel centers on a queer, trans teen and a quest that takes him on an emotional roller coaster.

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Will Theater Come Back? What Will It Look Like When It Does?

Will Theater Come Back? What Will It Look Like When It Does? | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

From Broadway to black-box stages, theaters have shuttered for the foreseeable future. Playwright Matthew Lopez imagines the next act.

berto's curator insight, April 26, 4:22 PM
Not only movie theaters will take a hit from this pandemic. But music theatre and broadway are losing money every single day because they have to keep there doors shut. The live theatre and its musical performances require an audience of tens to hundreds per show. Because of COVID 19 broadway and other music theatre related business will most likely shut down if this prolongs any further.
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Where to Celebrate Sondheim in New York

Where to Celebrate Sondheim in New York | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

What’s a birthday celebration without tribute concerts, new commissions and revivals of three classics? Here’s how to join the party, live.

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'Happy Birthday Doug' makes gay parties look like 'The Real Housewives'

'Happy Birthday Doug' makes gay parties look like 'The Real Housewives' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Want drama, gossip and theatrics? Then head to a gay birthday party! That’s where writer-performer Drew Droege set his latest off-Broadway solo show, “Happy Birthday Doug,” a come…

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Featuring Chicken & Biscuits, a New Comedy Filled with Heart, Soul and a Little Bit of Shade

Featuring Chicken & Biscuits, a New Comedy Filled with Heart, Soul and a Little Bit of Shade | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Chicken and Biscuits, a new comedy filled with heart, soul and a little bit of shade, by composer-playwright and actor Douglas Lyons (Beautiful), will receive its launch production at Queens Theatre, Feb. 28-March 22.

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‘Trevor the Musical,’ a show about a bullied gay teen that premiered in Glencoe, to open in New York

"Trevor the Musical," a show adapted from the Oscar-winning short film "Trevor," debuted at Writers Theatre in Glencoe in 2017 and is now getting a new staging off-Broadway.

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Joe Gulla in The Bronx Queen

Joe Gulla in The Bronx Queen | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents Joe Gulla in The Bronx Queen on December 27th at 9:30pm. Playwright/actor/reality star Joe Gulla, best known for his award-winning shows, Bronx Queen Trilogy, Garbo, Gay.Porn.Mafia, Sleeping With The Fish, and his sold-out engagements at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater, makes his Feinstein’s/54 Below debut with The Bronx Queen.

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What Generations of Gay Men Hand Down in ‘The Inheritance’

What Generations of Gay Men Hand Down in ‘The Inheritance’ | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The professional and personal have blurred for young cast members of Matthew Lopez’s play, which offers a communion with victims of the AIDS crisis.

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Why 'Before Stonewall' Was Such a Hard Movie to Make

Why 'Before Stonewall' Was Such a Hard Movie to Make | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Making a landmark documentary about LGBTQ Americans before 1969 meant digging through countless archives to find traces of a forgotten subculture.

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