Sondheim’s Assassins, Terence Ratigan’s forgotten drama and Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities
Where were you when the lights went out? A half-dozen or so disaffected New Yorkers, linked together by fate or coincidence, sing about coping with death, loneliness, aimlessness. If that sounds like Rent, or even Avenue Q … well, it’s not, but it is just as smart and entertaining, with a little big of Robert [...]
‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ — the gayest movie in history — becomes the gayest stage musical in history … and that’s saying something ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor The last time most North Texas audiences got to see Wade McCollum, he was slithering around in a pair of tight-fitting pants (and little else) [...]
Out choreographer Bill T. Jones continues his foray into the legitimate stage with ‘Fela!,’ the African dance musical ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor Although he’s best known as a choreographer, Bill T. Jones would probably resist applying any label to what he does that inhibits his creative expression. As the surviving founder of [...]
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Wilson was a prolific playwright who’s seldom talked about in reverential tones; with productions like this (and the rencent The Madness of Lady Bright), he may receive the critical reevaluation he deserves.
From cocky fighter pilot to gay P.I., Val Kilmer has had a wild career. It gets even wilder as he returns to the stage for his one-man show, ‘Citizen Twain’ When Val Kilmer looks you directly in the eyes — and, cobra-like, he never seems to break a connection with you — it’s difficult not [...]
Kelsey Ervi hasn’t been out of school for even two years, and already she’s stomping out a vintage with her young career in theater.
A good time for Dallas theater, with performance art called Penix, cross-dressing Sugarbakers, friends of Dorothy and big laughs from Big Pharma
It’s not just Kinky Boots — gay director, writer, producer, star and subject matter — that give queer appeal to the current B’way season. As usual, the new crop includes numerous gay-interest productions, among them: Breakfast at Tiffany’s, pictured above — The stage adaptation of Truman Capote’s acclaimed novella, with the gay gigolo once again gay [...]