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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...

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...

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....

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...

Do You Know the Late Gay Lyricist Behind “Aladdin”?

Lyricist Howard Ashman is the unsung hero who helped create the contemporary Disney musical. He was also gay and died of AIDS at 40. Most of his many awards and nominations? They...

Did You See Gwen’s Meltdown on “Fosse/Verdon” Episode 7 “Nowadays”?

Chicago finally made it to Broadway, Gwen really gave it to Bob, and Liza saved the day. But what did Twitter think about all this? Amber Treadway Everyone – including...

Twitter Lost Its Mind Over “Fosse/Verdon” Episode 6 “All I Care about Is Love”

Bob went to the hospital and back to his childhood. Gwen smuggled girls to him (and got him his own damn room). And Chita got ready to serve “All that Jazz.” How did Twitter...

“Anthem”: John Cameron Mitchell’s Musical Features Glenn Close and Patti LuPone

For years, John Cameron Mitchell has been asked — and asked himself — will there ever be a sequel to Hedwig and the Angry Inch? Well, yes. And no. At 56, Mitchell is busier...

“Oscar at the Crown” Promises a Wilde Night of Immersive Dance and Delight

Let’s face it: If we’re all gonna go up in a flash of light underneath a mushroom cloud, Oscar at the Crown suggests a pretty sweet way to kiss the day goodbye. The...

Who Texted Chita Rivera about “Fosse/Verdon” Episode 5 “Where Am I Going?”

Bob had a breakdown! Gwen sang! And even though the skies were gray, the cast was radiant in the wake of Judith’s passing in Fosse/Verdon Episode 5 “Where Am I...

A Behind-The-Scenes Look at the World of Show Business

David Dean Bottrell offers a behind-the-scenes look at the world of show business — with a little help from Irving Berlin. Like No Business I Know… Iconic American...