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Picturing Bright Colors and Bold Patterns from the Director’s Chair

On the heels of a recent success, Michael Urie talks making the leap from acting to directing. He rose to fame as a performer, but Michael Urie has recently been taking turns in...

John O’Hurley Is the Genuine Article at Café Carlyle

I took in a show that has me wondering whether imitation is in fact the most sincere form of flattery. Certain performers present such a unique combination of voice, affect and...

SuicideGirls’ Blackheart Burlesque: A Different Kind of Exhibition

May 14 Tattoos, piercings, bustiers and — storm trooper helmets? You never know quite what to expect when the SuicideGirls are involved. These self-proclaimed “alternative...

See The View Upstairs at the Lynn Redgrave Theater

Musicals are so often thought of as “gay,” it can be easy to forget that every once in a while one of of them actually addresses the LGBT experience, like La Cage Aux Folles,...

Fun Home Comes to the Ahmanson Theatre in LA

Opens February 21 Picture it: a Lesbian writes a comic book about her closeted gay dad, the comic book gets adapted into Broadway musical and leagues of theatergoers leave the...

Chita Rivera at The Broad Stage

February 10 Yes, at 84 years old, Chita Rivera is still killing it at solo concerts, backed by a lean and mean trio of musicians who help her revisit signature moments from West...

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Blvd Ready for Its Close-Up

“This world’s waited long enough, I’ve come home at last!” sings Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical re-imagination of the classic film Sunset Boulevard....

Ingrid Michaelson Live at the Beacon Theatre

November 16-17 Hot off the release of her seventh studio album, It Doesn’t Have to Make Sense, indie singer/songwriter and instrumentalist Ingrid Michaelson brings her defiant...

Sean Hayes Puts Jack in the Box Once and For All

Our conversation with Sean Hayes continues. Read part 1. If you missed part one of the interview, you can read it here. Playing God on Broadway is just the latest chapter in Sean...

Bryan Batt on Mad Men and His NOLA State of Mind

This prolific performer and writer also has his eye on design....

Patti LuPone Offers LA a Master Class

March 31 The Divine Miss L shows off her chops as an instructor for the next generation at the intimate Bram Goldsmith stage in Beverly Hills....

Audra Alert! “Lady Day” Premieres on HBO

Show queens, rejoice! Anyone who missed the chance to see Audra McDonald’s transformative turn as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill can see HBO’s...