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What Happens When “Into the Woods” Gets Political in LA?

I’ve seen Into the Woods enough times to be a little wary of giving it another go. This particular Sondheim work reminds me of a soufflé: Done right, it’s an exquisite...

This Is Why the LGBTQ Community Will Mourn the Death of Hal Prince

As far as we know, Hal Prince was not gay. But in the course of his extraordinary career in theater, he changed the lives of countless members of the LGBTQ community. He crafted...

Here’s Why You Need to See This Tour of “Phantom”

Hand it to Andrew Lloyd Webber for taking a silent film classic like The Phantom of the Opera (1925) and transforming it into a live musical tour de force. The newest...

Sean Hayes Exclusive: On Coming Out, Will & Grace, and Playing God

Last night NBC announced that the reboot of Will & Grace has been canceled. But just a few weeks before the show got its second life (and almost exactly three years ago),...

This Is How Les Ballets Trocadero Stay en Pointe Year after Year

We visit the world’s premiere drag ballet company just as an alum’s Drag Race success garners them fresh attention. The arts of Ballet and drag share some surface...

This Is What’s Queer about the 2019 Emmy Awards Nominations

Though we’ve still got months before big screen awards season heats up, TV gets its big night September 22. Some of last year’s big LGBTQ-themed winners included The...

This Is What It’s Really Like to Be a Working Actor

When Metrosource said I could invite any famous writer I wanted to interview me about my new book, Working Actor, the choice was obvious: I asked myself. Your Biggest Fan What an...

Now You Can Tell the Golden Girls “Thank You for Being a Friend”

The Golden Girls are back, and if you thought they were gay-friendly on TV, gurl — you ain’t seen nothin’ yet. The Golden Girls Musical Parody: Pride Edition is the...

This Is How Daniel Franzese Is Saving the World Now

As he celebrates 15 years since Mean Girls, Daniel Franzese reveals how he’s parlaying fame into fighting for the environment and people living with HIV. Converging on the...

This Show Makes the Case for Linda Ronstadt as a Gay Icon

Bette, Bernadette, Babs and Diana. They’re all on the Mount Rushmore of gay icons. Why isn’t Linda Ronstadt among them? Ronstadt gets her due next week as NYC...

This Is Who Runs the World in Cirque du Soleil’s New “Amaluna”

Beyonce asked, “Who run the world?” As if in answer, Cirque du Soleil’s latest offering creates a fantastical world of kick-ass female warriors in Amaluna....

“Oscar at the Crown”: The Best Money You Can Spend on Fun This Summer

Oscar at the Crown shouldn’t be. As a concept, it’s at once simple, complex, brilliant and celebratory even while steeped in its own subversion. It’s also such a...