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The Boys in the Band: Tony nominee Robin de Jesus on his role in the new stage and film adaptations

The Boys in the Band: Tony nominee Robin de Jesus on his role in the new stage and film adaptations

By David-Elijah Nahmod

Robin de Jesus, who plays Emory in both the recent stage and new film adaptations of Mart Crowley's groundbreaking play, discusses portraying a joyful "flamboyant, effeminate queen."

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By Jim Provenzano | September 28, 2020

Seven pivotal scenes from the epic Tony and Pulitzer-winning two-part AIDS drama 'Angels in America' will stream online on October 8 as a benefit for amfAR's Fund to Fight Covid-19. Much more than a Zoom reading, look for some unusual changes.

By Jim Provenzano | September 20, 2020

In an online fundraiser for two nonprofits, dozens of acclaimed actors and musicians perform intimate excerpts from the gay playwright/composer/author's plays, songs, poems and essays.


By Cynthia Laird | September 18, 2020

In a continuing effort to receive support from readers, the Bay Area Reporter has launched its membership program.

By Jim Provenzano | September 12, 2020

Matthew Simmons, known to many as his drag persona Peggy L'Eggs, died peacefully and unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 8 at his Oakland apartment. Friends and colleagues offered a stream of tributes and remembrances.


By Jim Provenzano | September 11, 2020

In her live-streaming queer Cuban comedy-drama 'Spanking Machine,' Marga Gomez shares the story of the first boy she ever kissed and how it made them both gay forever.

By Brian Bromberger | August 25, 2020

Howard, the new documentary on the life and career of gay lyricist Howard Ashman, encompasses the joy of creating now-classic musical animated features, and his tragic decline and death from AIDS.


By Jim Provenzano | August 25, 2020

Ryan Murphy's film adaptation of the star-filled 2018 Broadway revival of Mart Crowley's historic play, The Boys in the Band, will be released online September 30.

By Jim Provenzano | August 16, 2020

New Conservatory Theatre Center announced the release of a new podcast, In Good Company, available for streaming and download starting August 26.


By Jim Gladstone | August 11, 2020

Medical ethics, journalistic practices, gender politics, body shaming, cancel culture and internet bullying are all on the table in 'Quack,' Eliza Clark's corrosive comedy-drama, now being mounted live-on-Zoom by Berkeley's Shotgun Players.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | August 11, 2020

On third Thursdays, Lisa Geduldig brings us Lockdown Comedy, shows, online via Zoom. This month's show takes place on August 20 and promises to offer lots of laughs. The line-up includes the host's mom, at a senior home in Florida.


By Jim Provenzano | July 31, 2020

TV fans know him for 'American Horror Story,' Broadway fans know him for 'Xanadu' and 'All Shook Up.' Cheyenne Jackson, the handsome singer-actor, performs in an intimate concert fundraiser with our favorite musical theatre wizard, Seth Rudetsky.

By Jim Provenzano | July 26, 2020

New Conservatory Theatre Center, one of the countries busiest LGBTQ-focused performing arts groups, announced the cancellation of its Fall 2020 season, but some online programs will continue.


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