Category: ENTERTAINMENT

HAVING A HUNCH ON THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME AT LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE

HAVING A HUNCH ON THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME AT LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE

[ 0 ] October 13, 2014

by chris carpenter –   Disney’s 1996 animated adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame may well be the storied studio’s most gay-relevant production to date. The movie was controversial in conservative Christian circles upon its release for that very reason, as well as for its inclusion of more adult than […]

NUN... OF THE ABOVE - A LESSON FROM MARIPAT DONOVAN

NUN… OF THE ABOVE – A LESSON FROM MARIPAT DONOVAN

[ 0 ] October 11, 2014

by tony reverditto -  Introducing, the one, the only, Maripat Donovan. This “sister” is a transplant from Chicago, where she attended Catholic school, from grammar to high, on Chicago’s South Side. She found her “wings” working in her high school theatre department and then later, at Loyola University on the city’s North Side. Maripat developed […]

'SYMPHONIC SURFIN’ SAFARI' KICKS OFF LONG BEACH SYMPHONY NEW POPS! SEASON

‘SYMPHONIC SURFIN’ SAFARI’ KICKS OFF LONG BEACH SYMPHONY NEW POPS! SEASON

[ 0 ] October 10, 2014

Long Beach Symphony Orchestra invites you to join them for some “good vibrations” at Symphonic Surfin’ Safari, the kickoff celebration to their 2014-2015 POPS! Season on Saturday, October 18. Symphonic Surfin’ Safari will feature Grammy-nominated conductor David Benoit and California beach party band, Papa Doo Run Run. Their high energy, highly interactive shows, highlight classic rock […]

THE TRANSFORMATION OF JEFFREY TAMBOR IN 'TRANSPARENT'

THE TRANSFORMATION OF JEFFREY TAMBOR IN ‘TRANSPARENT’

[ 0 ] October 10, 2014

by tim parks -  Usually when you hear the term “character actor” bandied about, it is often in the context of, “You know, it’s that one guy… What is his name? He was on that TV show.” That is not the case for Jeffrey Tambor, the actor who has left an indelible mark with his […]

STEVE MARTIN AND EDIE BRICKELL’S 'BRIGHT STAR' SHINES WITH A.J. SHIVELY

STEVE MARTIN AND EDIE BRICKELL’S ‘BRIGHT STAR’ SHINES WITH A.J. SHIVELY

[ 0 ] October 7, 2014

by lisa lipsey -  From award-winning actor, screenwriter and playwright Steve Martin (Roxanne, Father of the Bride and my personal favorite—the sadistic dentist in Little Shop of Horrors) and chart-topping, singer-songwriter Edie Brickell comes Bright Star; a world premiere American musical inspired by the duo’s 2013 Grammy Award-winning song “Love Has Come For You.” Set […]

RAGE REVIEWS: Two of This Year’s More Acclaimed International Gay-Themed Films

RAGE REVIEWS: Two of This Year’s More Acclaimed International Gay-Themed Films

[ 0 ] October 7, 2014

by chris carpenter -  Two of this year’s more acclaimed international gay-themed films, Tomasz Wasilewski’s Floating Skyscrapers and Hong Khaou’s Lilting, are now available in the US thanks to their current DVD and/or theatrical release.  Both spin bittersweet stories of thwarted love, in one case due to cultural constraints and in the other to premature […]

BARCLAY THEATRE PRESENTS STORM LARGE

BARCLAY THEATRE PRESENTS STORM LARGE

[ 0 ] October 6, 2014

by joshua ryan -  Like her namesake, Storm Large is a force of nature. She first rocketed to fame as a finalist in the moribund TV reality series Rock Star, where she finished as the highest placing female vocalist in an army of men. She then continued her trajectory of success as the penultimate female […]

KINKY BOOTS AND KYLE TAYLOR PARKER - HIGH ON LOLA'S HEELS

KINKY BOOTS AND KYLE TAYLOR PARKER – HIGH ON LOLA’S HEELS

[ 0 ] September 19, 2014

by joel martens -  KYLE TAYLOR PARKER is an original Broadway company member for Kinky Boots. Starting off as an angel and as understudy to Billy Porter (the originator of the title role of Lola). Now, he is himself taking over the coveted role of Lola, as the award-winning show hits the road on its […]

ARIANA GRANDE REACHES TOP TIER POP STATUS WITH 'MY EVERYTHING'

ARIANA GRANDE REACHES TOP TIER POP STATUS WITH ‘MY EVERYTHING’

[ 0 ] September 11, 2014

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge on the Net At just 20 years old, singer Ariana Grande has achieved something that only the top tier pop divas before her have accomplished: her first two albums went straight to no. 1 on Billboard. Grande hit this rare milestone last week with the release of her […]

2014 FALL TV PREVIEW - THE “GAYNGLE" (GAY ANGLE)

2014 FALL TV PREVIEW – THE “GAYNGLE” (GAY ANGLE)

[ 0 ] September 9, 2014

by tim parks -  In relation to “our place” in the new crop of Fall TV shows, I will borrow a catchphrase from one Ms. Kathy Griffin and ask, “Where are my gays at?” Two of last year’s hopefuls did not survive their freshman seasons. Sean Hayes didn’t save the world and Super Fun Night’s […]

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