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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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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.


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