QLive! holds auditions for stage version of “Mulligans”

Mulligans was one of the more charming and poignant gay independent movies to come out in recent years —  a summer romance between a young man and his friend’s father ends in heartbreak. The screenplay was written by actor Charlie David, who appeared on Dante’s Cove and hosts the travel series Bump! Now David has adapted it for the stage, and QLive! (the theatrical arm of Fort Worth’s Q Cinema) is putting it on.

A staged reading of the adaptation will be part of QLive’s June lineup, and the group will be holding auditions for the six roles — two men in their early 20s, a man in his 40s, a woman in her 40s, a girl in her early 20s and an 8-year-old girl — on March 31 at the Celebration Community Church, 908 Pennsylvania Ave. from 2 to 5 p.m. To find out more, visit QCinema.org.

—  Arnold Wayne Jones

WATCH: Logo’s ‘Bump’ highlights Dallas

Wednesday night (and again Thursday morning), Logo aired an episode of the travel series Bump! that profiled Dallas. And Dallas looked damn good in it. Of course, anything near host Charlie David is bound to bask in his reflected beauty, but still.

The episode, which was filmed during last year’s Pride Weekend, painted the well-rounded portrait of gay Dallas we know to be the reality. Yes, they hit the Round-Up Saloon with the two-stepping queerboys, but we also got interviews with drag diva Wayne Smith and mayoral chief of staff Chris Heinbaugh; a scrimmage with gay rugby players the Dallas Diablos, pictured; and a session with NOH8 creator Adam Bouska, who picked Dallas as his first locale outside California. Plus there were scenes of the parade, a stop by Blythe Beck’s kitchen at Central 214 and other things that set Dallas apart. (The ep was actually screened at a preview party last week at the ilume, which got plenty of good press as well.)

The episode is set to re-air next week. Take a look, and see how gay America sees Big D.

—  Arnold Wayne Jones