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LGBTQ Customers Are Denied in “The Cake” at Geffen Playhouse

A lesbian returns home to her small town in search of acceptance and a wedding cake in a new play where the mom from That ‘70s Show plays a baker who’s not always sweet. To...

The Bench, A Homeless Love Story

During the start of the AIDS crisis the social systems in New York were crumbling. Mined from the true stories of people in the New York neighborhood where he lived,...

Mandy Gonzalez 18-19 Season Launch Weekend

“One of Broadway’s favorite divas.” – Broadway World “A skilled vocalist who grounds every moment in real heart and soul.” – TheaterMania Obie and Drama Desk...

“Laramie: A Legacy”: Here’s What You Missed — and Need to Know

Laramie: A Legacy was a theatrical event like no other. Monday night’s staged reading of The Laramie Project was intended as benefit for the Matthew Shepard Foundation and...

Bernhardt/Hamlet

Mark Twain wrote: “There are five kinds of actresses: bad actresses, fair actresses, good actresses, great actresses. And then there is Sarah Bernhardt.” In 1899, the...

“School Girls” Brings “Mean Girls” to a Ghana Schoolhouse

The Center Theater Group (at Los Angeles’ Kirk Douglas Theater) presents this play set in 1986 at a boarding school in Ghana. School Girls, or the African Mean Girls Play...

Comic Jaye McBride Breaks Through the Trans Barrier at Broadway Comedy Club

Comedienne Jaye McBride has been named the first transgender comic to be passed into regular rotation at Broadway Comedy Club. While trans comics have long performed at nightspots...

“Fairy Tale Theatre” Presents Life Lessons — For Adults Only

Fairy Tale Theatre 18 & Over is bound to strike a chord with anyone who recalls Fractured Fairy Tales cartoons, Avenue Q or Pee Wee’s Playhouse. The show opens tonight...

NYC Playwright’s “The Other Day:” Getting Over Sexual Orientation

The Other Day pushes back against the notion that gay and straight couples face different challenges. And it does that deft little dance while avoiding bumpersticker aphorisms...

A Southern Fairytale

A Southern Fairytale, written by and starring Broadway World-award winner actor Ty Autry and directed by David L. Carson, will make its New York City premiere with a limited run...

Conversion Therapy Takes Center Stage In Ty Autry’s “A Southern Fairytale”

Conversion therapy is at the nucleus of A Southern Fairytale, a new play by actor/playwright Ty Autry that making its debut in New York September 13 for a three-night run....

New Temptations Jukebox Musical Gets a Spin at the Ahmanson Theatre in LA

Fresh from Lincoln Center and ramping up for its premiere on Broadway, Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations arrives buffed, polished and ready to impress...