142 posts categorized "THEATRE REVIEW"

Mar 08 2020
Mart Crowley, THE BOYS IN THE BAND Playwright, Dies @ 84 Comments (0)

Mart-crowley-gay-boycultureMart Crowley: August 21, 1935-March 8, 2020 (Image via video still)

Mart Crowley, who changed American theater with his trailblazing — and just plain blazing — gay-themed play The Boys in the Band (1968), died Sunday. He was 84.

Crowley's death was first reported by writer Michael Musto. He reportedly suffered a heart attack, had surgery, but passed away while recovering from surgery.

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Feb 22 2020
Mother-Love Superior: A Review Of Charles Busch's THE CONFESSIONS OF LILY DARE Comments (0)

Confessions-lily-dare-charles-busch-boyculture(Images via Michael Wakefield)

In The Confessions of Lily Dare, the new show written by and starring drag legend Charles Busch, the star is doing something he does better than anyone else — parodying classic Hollywood clichés so knowledgeably as to render his tour de force as much history lesson as hoot, as much affecting melodrama as high camp.

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Feb 15 2020
Boy In The Band: A Review Of Drew Droege's HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOUG Comments (0)

Happy Birthday Doug Key Art Horizontal-boycultureLet's toast to “you're toast.” (Images by Russ Rowland)

If you're late to the party on Drew Droege, that's okay — he's usually at one, at least onstage.

My Review of Bright Colors and Bold Patterns HERE

Following his exhaustingly well-observed and brutally funny tour de force Bright Colors and Bold Patterns, Droege is back with another vivisection of the lifestyles of the gay and familiar, Happy Birthday Doug.

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Feb 13 2020
Bird-Doggin' Joe Jonas's Butt + Jim Jordan Accused Of Witness Tampering + Sanders To Headline DNC $$$-Raiser? + The Return Of Hope (Hicks) + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: NYC views.

BELOW: Keep reading to stare at Joe Jonas's ass, for Trump's (and America's) slide into dementia, for Jim Jordan getting called out as a felonious cry-baby and more ...

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Jan 30 2020
Harry's Thing + Bloomberg's Hit-'Em-With-Everything Ad Strategy + Madonna Slays London With One Leg Tied Behind Her Back + The Queen Who Fucked Your Dad + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: I've never seen a stool in a locker room before. Perhaps a rim seat would be handier.

BELOW: Keep reading for a sexy gay rom-com, Bloomberg scarfing down something big and gay, the queen who fucked your dad, Vanessa Bryant speaks and more ...

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Nov 19 2019
Tennis Tourist + Chick-fil-A Ix-Nays Some Anti-Gay Donays + The Power Of Pete + Will Sondland Sink Trump? + Gay Dads Quizzed: WHO'S THE MOM? + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Yes, King!

BELOW: Keep reading for a sexy tennis trip, Trump's impeachment woes, Buttigieg's power, male-model meltdown and more ...

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Nov 18 2019
Hawaiian Eyeful + Dad Stole My Boyfriend! + Kanye's Malignant Narcissism In Full Bloom + A Pan For THE INHERITANCE + Janet Disappoints + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Arms and the man.

BELOW: Keep reading for Hawaiian eyeful, when your dad steals your boyfriend, Kanye further loses his mind, a pan for The Inheritance and more ...

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Nov 07 2019
SENSE8 Actor Comes Out + Rachel Maddow On Anonymous + Tina Turner On Broadway + Downtown Photographer Marcus Leatherdale's New Show + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Good thigh game.

BELOW: Keep reading for a Sense8 actor coming out, Tina Turner on B'way and more ...

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