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“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? Sitcom fans first discovered him in 2006 playing Marc St. James on...

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...

Levi Kreis Jumps from Stage to Screen in “A Very Sordid Wedding”

Levi Kreis knows what it’s like to be ones own worst enemy. In A Very Sordid Wedding — the latest installment of Del Shores’ Southern-fried Sordid Lives series, Tony-winner...

Dave Grusin Presents: Jazz from West Side Story

May 7 The Sondheim songbook really stands up to reinterpretation. Here, pianists Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes take classics like “Ladies Who Lunch,” “Send in the Clowns”...

Flipping the Script on Chekhov with Stupid F#@king Bird

April 21-22; 25-29 Even people who love theater enjoy hating it — sometimes. Just like NPR’s cerebral navel-gazing and an evening watching James Lipton pontificate over...

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,...