Topics :: GLBT theater

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.

Treading the Boards of LA Women’s Theater Fest

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
The 21st Annual Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival (LAWTF) kicks off on Thursday, March 27 with a Champagne Gala and Awards Ceremony, followed by a roster of distinguished artists who will emcee for four days and six programs at the Electric Lodge in LA

Broadway Backwards is Back

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 17, 2014
On March 24, Broadway’s hottest young stars will join legendary performers of the Great White Way at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre for the ninth annual edition of Broadway Backwards.

Better Sex with Strangers :: ’Hello Again’

By Michael Cox | Saturday Mar 15, 2014
In an early rehearsal of Bridge Rep’s production of "Hello Again," the collaborators struggle to understand the significance of sex without consequences.

’The Whale’ :: Putting On a Lot More Than a Few Pounds

By Michael Cox | Sunday Mar 9, 2014
As the Speakeasy Stage Company mounts its production of Samuel D. Hunter’s "The Whale," a designer works to make a man gain over 500 lbs. and an actor explores how the man got that way.