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Your guide to Broadway and off-Broadway theater — Musicals & plays, comedy, live entertainment, music reviews and more.

Katharine McPhee Wins Laughs, Standing Ovations at Café Carlyle

How was the American Idol and Smash songbird received during her sold-out run at this storied venue?...

San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus Walks the Talk in MLK’s Footsteps

The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus, the world’s first openly gay chorus, decided to take their grievances with the current political climate right back to the source....

Lost Gay Artist J.C. Leyendecker Profiled in “In Love with the Arrow Collar Man”

By the time of his death in 1951, American illustrator J.C. Leyendecker had so drifted into obscurity that his partner sold Leyendecker’s original works for money to live on...

Actor Jonno Davies: A Clockwork Orange is a Ballet of Sex and Violence

Jonno Davies will surprise you: He’s one of the brightest talents to watch coming out of Britain....

No More Tours? No Worries. A New Cher Musical is Broadway Bound

An all-stops-out extravaganza based on the life of singer, actress and superstar Cher is in the works, with plans to bring the musical bio to New York in the fall of 2018 after a...

Peaches Christ, Superstar: One Tuesday at Trannyshack

The first time I saw Peaches Christ was one of the most surreal nights of my life....

Torch Is Passed From Harvey Fierstein to Michael Urie

Actor, director, producer and TV show host: Is there anything Michael Urie can’t do, or won’t try?...

Jimmy James: A Songbird Impressionist On the Records

Jimmy James is a musical chameleon, able to channel not only Cher, but Lana del Ray, Stevie Nicks, Judy Garland and daughter Liza Minelli....

Clive Owen Brings M Butterfly Back to the Broadway Stage

Love, Espionage and Betrayal take center stage this October as Broadway welcomes the revival of M. Butterfly. The play was inspired by the story of French diplomat Bernard...

“Torch Song” Brings Fierstein’s Classic Back to the Stage

We talk to Moisés Kaufman, deft examiner of LGBT life through theater, as he brings a landmark play by Harvey Fierstein back to the stage. Emmy and Tony-nominated director and...

Harvey Wants to Know: What is the Question, Metrosource?

I had the occasion to work with Harvey Fierstein on one of the worst movies ever made — a 1995 lead balloon known as Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde....

Building Character: How A Drag Queen Finds Her Persona

Provincetown, Massachusetts is a magical little spot that blossoms every year like the fictitious Scottish village of Brigadoon that only appears once a century for 24 hours. And,...