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“Skintight”: This is Everything You’d Want in a Stage Satire

Idina Menzel heads up a stellar ensemble in Joshua Harmon’s hilariously dysfunctional family comedy Skintight. Menzel appears as the daughter of a filthy-rich men’s clothing...

no! i be seal

ABOUT THIS SHOW In no! i be seal, writer/performer Dante Fuoco embodies a younger version of himself: a baby queer at the dawn of puberty, fabulous and cloying and a...

The London Import You Need to See: “The Inheritance”

Clear your schedule for Broadway’s next LGBTQ masterpiece. “The Inheritance” is a play focused on several contemporary gay lives. And its smash hit production is crossing...

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...

The Underpants

By Steve Martin Adapted from Die Hose by Carl Sternheim Directed by Walter Bobbie Legendary comedian and writer Steve Martin is back with a riotously funny farce. Newly married...

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...

Rent

The 20th anniversary tour of the celebrated ’90s next-generation musical arrives at the Pantages as part of an ongoing national tour. A retelling of Puccini’s La...

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....

Indecent

Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel’s drama about the groundbreaking 1906 Yiddish play God of Vengeance (which dealt with such topics as prostitution and Sapphic love), comes to...

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...