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Why Do We Love Looking at Family Dysfunction on Stage?

What can recent Los Angeles productions of Eugene O’Neill’s classic Long Day’s Journey into Night and Stephen Karam’s 2016 Tony-winner The Humans teach us about the nature...

Kathy Griffin is Back on Tour with an All-New Show Called “Laugh Your Head Off”

After the photo of the comedian holding a likeness of Donald Trump’s disembodied head sparked controversy, Kathy Griffin is bouncing back with her Laugh Your Head Off world...

NYC’s Best LGBT Friendly Piano Bars

Piano bars are often hit-and-miss outside New York City. We’re spoiled here, in that there are so many of them, you get to choose. Some venues lean more on musicals....

Soft Power Is a Powerful New Musical Play that Makes Hillary Clinton a Showstopper

It may be your last chance to see Soft Power, the beautiful-but-complicated new East-West musical mash-up, before it’s Broadway-bound. It’s the morning after I saw the new...

Gina Gershon Serves Jessica Rabbit Realness at Café Carlyle

The star of such steamy films as Showgirls and Bound, Gina Gershon, proves she can deliver live on stage in Wild Women Don’t Get the Blues. “It’s nice to see all my friends...

Review: Boys in the Band Asks Gays, “Are We There Yet?”

This new Broadway production of The Boys In the Band is much more than history reimagined. Surprisingly, Mart Crowley’s play — now getting a 50th anniversary all-star...

Tickets Still Available for This Weekend’s Broadway Bares AIDS Benefit

Broadway’s best will turn the other cheek for one night only Saturday night on Fire Island, as an assortment dancers strip for charity. THIS EVENT HAS PASSED More than two...

Kathleen Turner Offers a Thrilling Musical Autobiography at Café Carlyle

Kathleen Turner offers a night of stories and song that just may be the most moving performance of her career. Many performers begin a performance at the Café Carlyle by noting...

Where No Band Has Gone Before: Zachary Quinto Leads The Boys to Broadway

Although he wasn’t even born when Boys in the Band was first staged 50 years ago, this touchstone of gay culture still resonates for Zachary Quinto — as an actor and...

NYC Theater’s Awards Season Heats up as Drama Desk Nominations Are Announced

Nominations were announced for the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards on April 26 by Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt stars and Broadway veterans Jane Krakowski Tituss Burgess at...

NY Pops Celebrate Alan Menken at 35th Birthday Gala

Five more artists will join the star-studded line-up for the New York Pops’ 35th Birthday Gala, “Part of His World: The Songs of Alan Menken” at Carnegie Hall. Kerry Butler...

Megan Hilty Slays with Wicked, Smash and More in Her Latest Cafe Carlyle Set

Megan Hilty may be singing with many voices at the Cafe Carlyle, but whether she’s tackling Smash hits or stirring Sondheim, the result is her own special creation. One of the...