Patrick Abner News

Photo Coverage: Backstage at UPRISING OF LOVE: A Benefit Concert For Global Equality
by Walter McBride - Sep 16, 2014

Executive Producers Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin) and Bruce Cohen (American Beauty, Milk, Silver Linings Playbook) just presented an all-star lineup for Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality night, September 15th at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre (222 West 51st Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photos from backtage below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: GLAAD Red Carpet, The Men - Anderson Cooper, Christian Borle, Dan Stevens and More!
by Walter McBride - Mar 17, 2013

GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, hosted the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the New York ceremony on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the New York Marriot Marquis. BroadwayWorld was there for the arrivals, and brings you photos of Vito Russo Award recepient Anderson Cooper, SMASH's Christian Borle, Wesley Taylor and Andy Mientus, Mo Rocca, Nigel Barker, Dan Stevens, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, and more on the red carpet! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway's Richard Jay-Alexander Sings at GMA's Sam Champion and Artist Rubem Robierb's Wedding
by Stage Tube - Jan 01, 2013

MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts, himself newly married to Patrick Abner, performed a brief wedding ceremony at the Beach reception, which was attended by the grooms' mothers and about 100 friends and other family members. Broadway Producer-director Richard Jay-Alexander sang Frank Loesser's 'What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?' at the ceremony along with custom lyrics and we've got the footage. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Annaleigh Ashford, Katie Holmes, and More at Broadway Dreams Foundation's 2012 Gala
by Walter McBride - Dec 11, 2012

The Broadway Dreams Foundation held its second annual Champagne & Caroling Gala last night at Celsius, a restaurant, bar and event space within Citi Pond at Bryant Park (5th Ave and 42nd Street) on Monday, December 10. At this one of a kind urban winter wonderland in of the heart of midtown Manhattan, Broadway's brightest stars and patrons of the arts joined together for a festive celebration of the country's premier musical theatre training program. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of BARE- Theatre Arrivals!
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 10, 2012

The new incarnation of the rock musical Bare began previews Off-Broadway at New World Stages on Monday, November 19, 2012 and opened last night, Sunday, December 9, 2012. was there to capture the return of the cult hit to NYC, and you can check out photos of the theatre arrivals below! (more...)

Matthew Wilkas, Thomas Roberts, and More Added to OUT100
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2012

OUT Magazine continued their roll-out of the coveted OUT100 today with the additions of newlyweds Thomas Roberts & Patrick Abner, Gayby actor Matthew Wilkas, and a number of musicians - including Amanda Palmer, Perfume Genius, Ed Droeste, Jana Hunter, Leif, Light Asylum and John O'Regan of Diamond Rings. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
by Linda Lenzi - Apr 17, 2012

On Monday night, April 16, 2012, The Point Foundation honored Edward Albee and Focus Features at their fifth annual New York Gala. was on hand at Pier Sixty to capture the event honoring current and future champions of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. (more...)

Photo Flash: Night of 1000 Gowns Red Carpet!
by Linda Lenzi - Apr 01, 2012

The Night of a Thousand Gowns celebrating the LGBT community - the colorful cross-dressing segment of that community -took place on Saturday, March 31 in New York City. In its twenty-six year history, the Court has donated over a million dollars to worthy LGBT, HIV/AIDS and youth enrichment related causes. This year the Night of a Thousand Gowns raised important funds to benefit PFLAG NYC and New Alternatives. BWW was there to cover this event. Check out the red carpet photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Carrie Preston, Ruben Flores, et al. at 2011 GLAAD OUT Auction
by Linda Lenzi - Nov 21, 2011

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) just held their 10th Annual OUTAuction presented by Bud Light and ROKK Vodka! The 10th anniversary of the largest and most visible art auction event in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community celebrated established and emerging artists as well as recognizing GLAAD's Top 100 Artists. BoadwayWorld wa sther for the fetivities and brings you photo coverage below! (more...)