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Drag Race Alum Aja Has Gone Beyond Gender

In their post drag race career, Aja has broken gender barriers – engaging audiences by embracing both masculine and feminine looks. From Drag to Beyond the Binary Hosts,...

Playwright Joe Orton: Bawdy, Funny … and Murdered By His Lover

British playwright Joe Orton blazed a trail across the 1960s playwriting scene. His life ended with nine hammer blows to the head from his lover. Born John Kingsley Orton, his...

Nat “King” Cole Like You’ve Never Seen Before

It’s the final night of Nat “King ” Cole’s variety show, and Dulé Hill is playing the star on stage like you’ve never seen him before. Walking a...

British Stage Star Quentin Crisp Bridged the Gap Between Wilde and Milk

Quentin Crisp became the toast of gay New York after his memoir “The Naked Civil Servant” appeared in America in the lat 1970s. Crisp’s tale, which depicted his...

Review: Betty Buckley Follows Bette and Bernadette in “Hello, Dolly!”

Betty Buckley is the latest Broadway diva to pick up the baton as irrepressible matchmaker Dolly Levi in the touring production of “Hello, Dolly!” Betty...

Drag Race All Stars’ Valentina and La La Land’s Benj Pasek Talk TV Musicals

In the wake of Rent: Live, we talked to its Angel, Valentina of Drag Race All Stars, and Benj Pasek – the openly-gay, Oscar-winning songwriter of projects including Dear...

Who Won the “Legendary NYC Drag Queen We Love” Slayletto?

The votes are in, and you’ve chosen one fabulous queen to join this year’s list of People We Love. We started with seven drag queens —all deserving of the accolade...

Three Top Reasons Musical Theater Lovers Will Miss Carol Channing

Why should you mourn the death of actress, singer and musical theater legend Carol Channing, who has died at the age of 97, leaving a legacy of great performances and...

“Dear Evan Hansen” Redux: Pasek and Paul Take Their Tony Winner on the Road

When Dear Evan Hansen first opened in December 2016, the unassuming musical about a high schooler with his arm in a cast and a catchy score took Broadway by surprise, in part...

What Did LGBTQ Entertainment Critics Choose as the Film of 2018?

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics has announced the recipients of its tenth annual Dorian Awards – recognizing excellence in the past year’s film and...

They’re Boyfriends – and They’re Both Playing “Evan Hansen”?

What happens when the leads of the Broadway and touring companies of the same show (Dear Evan Hansen) are dating? The world is finding out. After a brief run at the Ahmanson, the...

People We Love 2018: The Creative Team Behind “Pose”

The category is ’80s Ballroom Realness! To celebrate Pose, Metrosource spoke to Janet Mock, series producer and director, and Steven Canals, series co-executive producer and...