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These Are the 5 Movie Music Moments of 2019 You Need to See

What are the 5 movie music moments of 2019 you need to see? It was a banner year for standout song performances in award-worthy feature films. These often arose from the most...

This Is What’s Gay in the 2020 Golden Globe Nominations

What’s gay about the 2020 Golden Globe Nominations? We’re running down the LGBTQ stories and storytellers who might take home an award from the Hollywood Foreign Press...

Everything You Need to Know about “The Devil Wears Prada” Musical

What do you need to know about “The Devil Wear Prada” musical adaptation? Fabulous couture will meet fierce cattiness in 2021. That’s when Elton John’s...

Feel Love? This Donna Summer Touring Musical is a Fitting Last Dance

The National Tour of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical arrived in Los Angeles at the Pantages Theater and runs through November 24th. Thanks in large part to its stellar cast, a...

“Anastasia” Live: This Little Jewel Box Musical is Done Just Right

Based on the animated 1997 animated movie, Anastasia the live musical trades on familiar tropes. Ultimately, the stage production finds its own way in this charming music box of a...

This Is How Mare Winningham Surprised Café Carlyle

You probably think of Mare Winningham as an actress. She may bring to mind characters from the angsty youth of St. Elmo’s Fire to the fretting maid of American Horror Story....

Rolling On the River: This is the Tina Turner Musical

In April, London audiences were treated to a new musical celebrating the life and career of legendary singer Tina Turner. Coming on the heels of such similarly single-artist...

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...

LGBTQ in LA? Here Are the Top Five Places You Need to Visit

Los Angeles is a sprawling metropolis, and its easy to get overwhelmed. But if you can spare a weekend, you can get up to speed on the city’s multi-culti LGBTQ past — and...

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...

“Rocketman”: A Feast for the Eyes and Ears — with Gay Sex

For months, there were reports that studio execs wanted to tone down the gay sex in the Elton John biopic, Rocketman. They lost, and that’s at least one of the elements that...

This Is How Twitter Reacted to the Surprise Cameo in the “Fosse/Verdon” Finale

Paddy read Bob for filth and received a dancing eulogy in return. Gwen chose touring in Chicago over a chance to get away from it all, while Nicole gave some of her dad’s vices...