Topics :: GLBT theater

Ben & Brad Celebrate Sterling Silver Memories

By Michael Cox | Thursday Sep 25, 2014
Benjamin Sears & Bradford Conner celebrate their Silver Jubilee as a song duo with two special performances, along with a one hundredth anniversary performance of Irving Berlin's first Broadway show, "Watch Your Step."

Women's Words Fest Includes a Week of Lesbian-Themed Entertainment

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 18, 2014
Chicago's Women's Words Fest will now include a week of lesbian-themed entertainment, including a film festival, staged readings, dance, prose and plays, all at the Chicago Public House Theater.

Justin V. Bond Stages Free Association Show 'The Drift' at Joes' Pub

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Sep 8, 2014
On September 11, Justin Vivian Bond embarks on a new, free associative collage of spoken word and song that is inspired by Tennessee Williams' story "The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone."

LezFest Chicago Motivates Community for Women's Words Weekend

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
On July 28, Pride Films and Plays presents "LezFest: A One Night Fling," a celebration in words, songs, music and theater at Mary's Attic. Join PFP for an evening all about ladies who love ladies who are artists.

John Bolton: 'Pageant''s Host with the Mostesse

By Brian Scott Lipton | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
Watching John Bolton play Frankie Cavalier, the smarmy, spotlight-loving host in the current Off-Broadway revival of "Pageant," one wonders if he is just even a more brilliant performer than ever realized or just a longtime fan of beauty pageants.

Nathan Lane Stars In 1930s Gay Drama ’The Nance’

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Friday Jul 4, 2014
In Douglas Carter Beane’s acclaimed new play Nathan Lane plays Chauncey Miles, who plays a variety of "nance" characters in a low rent burlesque house in late 1930s New York City.

Actor Fired After Booting Anti-Gay Heckler From Theater

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jun 3, 2014
A California theater fired one of its actors after he threw out a heckler for shouting anti-gay epithets at the cast during a production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."

Maggie Keenan-Bolger Hosts Queer Theater Networking Event

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Apr 25, 2014
On April 28, Maggie Keenan-Bolger and Honest Accomplice Theatre will host a networking event for Queer Women and Trans* People in the Performing Arts.

The Wholehearted

By Michael Cox | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Stein/Holum Project brings the power of the close-up to the Arts Emerson Jackie Liebergott Black Box in "The Wholehearted." Staged in an intimate setting, it uses video projection to bring the audience closer to Suli Holum’s nuanced performance.

Chicago’s Pride Films Accepts Submissions for Women’s Words Fest

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
Pride Films and Plays is now accepting submissions of new works for the stage and screen for Women’s Words Fest, through May 1.