Liza Minnelli was once the epitome of New York entertainment. Her unique voice and old school razzle dazzle thrilled audiences since she made her Broadway debut in 1965’s Flora The Red Menace. Yet In the last few years Minnelli has been out of public view. Apparently, she now spends her time relaxing on the West Coast with her celebrity pals Michelle Lee, George Hamilton, and Darren Criss. Earlier this month, however, the sultana of sequins paid a visit to midtown’s Sony Hall in an evening entitled Liza’s Back! (Is Broken).
When I saw Daniel’s Husband, I knew nothing of the story in advance, and I believe this fact added to my enjoyment of it. I’m going to detail the story line below, so if you’re inclined to see this play the way I did, by all means avoid the plot spoilers below and go see it with my encouragement. There’s not much time left! [Read more…] about See Westside Theatre’s DANIEL’S HUSBAND Before it Closes
Philip Chaffin has a story to tell. Actually, he has one to sing. The co-founder of PS Classics has recently released an album which spans a life fully lived from the gay perspective–from the nervous first date through the loss of a partner. “Will He Like Me” is a collection of both well-known and rare gems. Produced with his husband Tommy Krasker, the album has been selected as a 2018 NY Times pick for Gift Giving. Times critic Jesse Green wrote, “Chaffin turns the great songs of love gay, merely by refusing to alter the titles and pronouns. From “When I Marry Mr. Snow,” to “I Got Lost in His Arms,” he tells a familiar story that has never sounded so new.”
Jamie Campbell may have had to fight to wear a dress to his high school prom, but he certainly didn’t have to struggle for affection during a recent visit to Chelsea. On Monday, October 22nd, Cinepolis Theaters proudly welcomed the British native and his mother, Margaret to Screenvisions’s special VIP screening of the London musical based on their lives.
First staged at Don’t Tell Mama, Midnight at the Never Get has found an an ideal home on St. Peter’s stage, where it unfolds like an intimate cabaret show but is in fact a theater piece with an engaging plot. Midnight skillfully weaves the best of both genres into a delightful and heartfelt 90-minute experience of story and song. [Read more…] about York Theatre Company’s ‘Midnight At The Never Get’ is Not to be Missed
Fucked-up and fierce, fast and furious, funny and faggoty, fabulous and fantastic, KINK HAÜS is strutting its stuff at LaMama Downstairs. [Read more…] about Review: KINK HAÜS Serves It Up Fierce at LaMama
A show called Hot Gay Time Machine probably conjures immediate images of over the top, outlandish, camp behavior complete with witty remarks and dance breaks. That reaction would be quite right. Surely a cabaret with long strands of tinsel, two cardboard cut-outs of Beyonce and sets pinker than a Pepto-Bismol plant is all surface and no substance, right? [Read more…] about ‘Hot Gay Time Machine’ is More than Meets Queer Eyes
Trixie Mattel’s tour, Now With Moving Parts, has already come and gone in New York City, but there’s still a chance to spend an evening with the reigning RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars queen, and for a good cause. On Saturday, September 1, Trixie will host Pride Bingo at Atlantic City’s favorite destination for New Yorkers, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, currently celebrating it’s 15th birthday with major events throughout the year including concerts with Cher and Britney Spears. [Read more…] about ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Star Trixie Mattel Hits Up The Borgata
This year’s annual Point Honors Gala – sponsored by Point Foundation, the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organazation for LGBTQ students – was certainly a joyous celebration, despite the heavy air of paranoia that has been gripping the community. Speaker Jorge Valencia even started his presentation by saying, “We are living in a country where we’re told that facts are fake. And if you don’t like the reality you’re living in, all you have to do is choose an alternate one.” Still, the performers all presented confidently, and stressed the accomplishments of people under the Point Foundation banner. [Read more…] about Annual Point Honors Gala Celebrates LGBTQ Culture in Uncertain Times
“Have you seen Afterglow yet?” I was recently asked by two different friends in two different circumstances over the course of 24 hours. “You need to see it,” they implored. I took that as a sign. [Read more…] about Theater Review: “Afterglow” offers Sexy and Substantial Views