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Kimmel Center to Present IT GETS BETTER LIVE ON STAGE, 11/3-8Kimmel Center to Present IT GETS BETTER LIVE ON STAGE, 11/3-8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Kimmel Center brings the nationally recognized It Gets Better Project to Philadelphia, sharing the inspiring message of hope in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth who have experienced and survived bullying. Through a weeklong residency of the It Gets Better Project, which begins on November 4, youth led panel discussions and free community events relay the message of hope and perseverance to LGBT youth who have been harassed in their schools and communities. The weeklong residency culminates with a ticketed event of It Gets Better live on stage - a transformative concert, video and narrative experience featuring the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles in Perelman Theater on Saturday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

The Gloaming to Performat Chan Centre, 11/15The Gloaming to Performat Chan Centre, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents the Canadian debut of famed Irish ensemble The Gloaming on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Hailed as “one of the great forces in Irish music” by The Irish Times, the five-member ensemble navigates between contemporary and traditional sounds, creating original music that is haunting and beautiful in equal measure. (more...)

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus to Open 37th Season with Annual CRESCENDO Event, 9/28San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus to Open 37th Season with Annual CRESCENDO Event, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (SFGMC) announced Crescendo, the annual season preview event that kicks-off the 37th season, on Sunday, September 28, 2014, from 12 - 3 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel (757 Market Street, San Francisco). The Sunday brunch includes a preview of selections from the upcoming season, which will feature concerts that provide a musical journey that is equal parts festive, fearless and fabulous! With proceeds benefiting SFGMC, Crescendo includes a silent and live auction and an awards ceremony that will pay tribute to Broadway legend Stephen Schwartz, GRAMMY winner Leslie Ann Jones and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Tickets for Crescendo range in price from $150 to $2,500 and are available now by visiting www.SFGMC.org/crescendo. (more...)

Uptown Players to Kick Off 2014 Pride Performing Arts Festival with MYTHICAL BEASTIE, COMMENCING and More, 8/12Uptown Players to Kick Off 2014 Pride Performing Arts Festival with MYTHICAL BEASTIE, COMMENCING and More, 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Uptown Players, a professional theater group located in the Uptown area of Dallas, has announced its programming for the 4th annual Dallas Pride Performing Arts Festival. From September 12 - 20, 2014, Uptown Players will present a nine-day festival of plays, cabaret acts, and a concert performance celebrating Dallas Gay Pride, closing with a very special presentation of Savage Love Live, featuring Dan Savage. (more...)

The Washington Rogues Present Alexandra Petri's THE CAMPSITE RULE, 7/23-8/16The Washington Rogues Present Alexandra Petri's THE CAMPSITE RULE, 7/23-8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

The Washington Rogues present Alexandra Petri's THE CAMPSITE RULE at The Anacostia Playhouse. Performances begin July 23rd! (more...)

Intiman Theatre Announces Festival Events for THE ANGELS PROJECT, Featuring ANGELS IN AMERICAIntiman Theatre Announces Festival Events for THE ANGELS PROJECT, Featuring ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Intiman Theatre proudly presents THE ANGELS PROJECT, a summer-long theatre festival inspired by Angels in America, Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning, epic two-play exploration of politics, religion, race, sexuality, and more through the lens of the 1980s HIV/AIDS crisis in New York City. As a global leader in the search for a preventive HIV/AIDS vaccine, Seattle's Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is the Presenting Sponsor of THE ANGELS PROJECT. (more...)

Tony Kushner and Dan Savage Set for Talk at Intiman Theatre TonightTony Kushner and Dan Savage Set for Talk at Intiman Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

To kick off this year's annual theatre festival, The Angels Project, Intiman Theatre will produce Intiman Presents 'A Savage Chat with Tony Kushner,' tonight, May 10, 2pm, at Town Hall Seattle: An interactive community conversation between the Pulitzer Prize, Emmy Award, and Tony Award-winning playwright of Angels in America, Tony Kushner; internationally syndicated advice columnist and The Stranger Editorial Director Dan Savage; and YOU! (more...)

Musical IT GETS BETTER Makes Houston Debut at SPA's Jones Hall TonightMusical IT GETS BETTER Makes Houston Debut at SPA's Jones Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Society for the Performing Arts, Houston's leading performing arts presenter, will welcome the Houston debut of the theatrical production it gets better, tonight, May 2, 2014, at 8 p.m. in Jones Hall. (more...)

Musical IT GETS BETTER Will Make Houston Debut at SPA's Jones Hall, 5/2Musical IT GETS BETTER Will Make Houston Debut at SPA's Jones Hall, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Society for the Performing Arts, Houston's leading performing arts presenter, will welcome the Houston debut of the theatrical production it gets better, Friday, May 2, 2014, at 8 p.m. in Jones Hall. (more...)

Tony Kushner and Dan Savage Set for Talk at Intiman Theatre, 5/10Tony Kushner and Dan Savage Set for Talk at Intiman Theatre, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

To kick off this year's annual theatre festival, The Angels Project, Intiman Theatre will produce Intiman Presents 'A Savage Chat with Tony Kushner,' Saturday, May 10, 2pm, at Town Hall Seattle: An interactive community conversation between the Pulitzer Prize, Emmy Award, and Tony Award-winning playwright of Angels in America, Tony Kushner; internationally syndicated advice columnist and The Stranger Editorial Director Dan Savage; and YOU! (more...)

Starz Digital Media Buys Rights to George Takei Documentary TO BE TAKEI, Headed for SXSWStarz Digital Media Buys Rights to George Takei Documentary TO BE TAKEI, Headed for SXSW
by Movies News Desk - Mar 8, 2014

Heading into the annual SXSW festival, Starz Digital Media has snagged the rights to the film, To Be Takei. The documentary about pop-culture icon George Takei premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival and was directed by Jennifer M. Kroot (It Came from Kuchar). The company has acquired all rights for U.S. and Canada. The company will distribute with a theatrical release planned for 2014. The announcement was made today by Kevin Kasha, Head of Acquisitions for Starz. (more...)

IFC Premieres Season 4 of PORTLANDIA TonightIFC Premieres Season 4 of PORTLANDIA Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Fred, Carrie, Toni, Candace, Lance, Nina and many more of Portlandia's most loved and eccentric characters are back for a fourth season of the Emmy(R)-nominated, WGA and Peabody award-winning comedy series. With ten all-new episodes this season, Portlandia premieres tonight, February 27 at 10:00pm ET/PT on IFC. (more...)

Jane Lynch, Rainn Wilson, Dan Savage & More Set for 'THE GOSPEL' Talk-Backs at Noho ACEJane Lynch, Rainn Wilson, Dan Savage & More Set for 'THE GOSPEL' Talk-Backs at Noho ACE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

The multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE), Independent Shakespeare Co. and Efficiency Studios announced today an extraordinary array of talk-back guest speakers following select performances of the world premiere play, THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD, written by Scott Carter (Executive Producer/Writer - "Real Time with Bill Maher") and directed by Matt August. THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD will begin previews on Saturday, January 11 at 8pm; will open on Friday, January 17 at 8pm and run for six weeks through Sunday, February 23, 2014 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood. (more...)

Chandelier Productions Presents THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW TonightChandelier Productions Presents THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2013

Chandelier Productions once again teams up with Gay City Health Project, tonight, December 28, 2013 at the legendary Showbox at the Market to deliver a one-night-only live performance of the original cult phenomenon, The Rocky Horror Show. (more...)

IFC to Premiere Season 4 of PORTLANDIA, 2/27IFC to Premiere Season 4 of PORTLANDIA, 2/27
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Fred, Carrie, Toni, Candace, Lance, Nina and many more of Portlandia's most loved and eccentric characters are back for a fourth season of the Emmy(R)-nominated, WGA and Peabody award-winning comedy series. (more...)

UNHUNG HERO Released on DVD TodayUNHUNG HERO Released on DVD Today
by Movies News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Breaking Glass Pictures is excited to announce today's December 10th DVD release of Unhung Hero, the world's first cockumentary! Director Brian Spitz follows the story of Patrick Moote from the beginning of his infamy as he travels the globe seeking answers about what lies between every man's legs. (more...)

It Gets Better Project Launches Campaign Aimed at Russia's LGBT YouthIt Gets Better Project Launches Campaign Aimed at Russia's LGBT Youth
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ The It Gets Better Project (IGB) was founded in October 2010 by Dan Savage and Terry Miller with a YouTube video that ignited a global movement. The video's message was simple: life does get better for LGBT youth. Three years later, IGB has launched a new video campaign in response to Russia's discriminatory anti-LGBT laws. Led by Ted Farley, IGB's first executive director, the Russia-focused initiative will bring messages of hope and support, in both Russian and English, to many of the estimated 2.5 million LGBT youth in Russia. (more...)

UNHUNG HERO to Be Released on DVD 12/10UNHUNG HERO to Be Released on DVD 12/10
by Movies News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

Breaking Glass Pictures is excited to announce the upcoming December 10th DVD release of Unhung Hero, the world's first cockumentary (more...)

Pioneering Transgender Filmmaker MR. ANGEL Comes to DVD TodayPioneering Transgender Filmmaker MR. ANGEL Comes to DVD Today
by Movies News Desk - Dec 3, 2013

QC Cinema is proud to declare today's December 3rd DVD release of Mr. Angel, a documentary by Dan Hunt tracking the larger than life story of porn maverick Buck Angel. (more...)

Transgender Filmmaker, Speaker & Adult Star MR. ANGEL Documentary on DVD TodayTransgender Filmmaker, Speaker & Adult Star MR. ANGEL Documentary on DVD Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2013

QC Cinema is proud to declare the December 3rd DVD release of Mr. Angel, a documentary by Dan Hunt tracking the larger than life story of porn maverick Buck Angel. (more...)

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