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Zachary Quinto to Take Part in THE BOYS IN THE BAND Q&A Tonight Photo Zachary Quinto to Take Part in THE BOYS IN THE BAND Q&A Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021

Jacob Burns Film Center and Broadway Podcast Network will present Life On Stage: The Boys in the Band Q&A with Zachary Quinto. The live event will be moderated by JBFC Board Member and BPN CEO, Tony Award-winning producer Dori Berinstein on Wednesday, January 13 at 8:00 pm.

VIDEO: Jim Parsons Talks THE BOYS IN THE BAND on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Photo VIDEO: Jim Parsons Talks THE BOYS IN THE BAND on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by Stage Tube - Jan 6, 2021

Jim talks about quarantine dragging on, playing Scrabble on New Year’s Eve, giving up on his pandemic painting hobby, acting in the film adaptation of The Boys in the Band for Netflix, and how many times he expects his husband Todd to come see the plays he is in.

Billy Porter, George C. Wolfe and More Among '101 Black Gay And Queer Men Who Made Im Photo Billy Porter, George C. Wolfe and More Among '101 Black Gay And Queer Men Who Made Impact In 2020'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2020

Among the honorees are legendary director George C. Wolfe, Tony and Emmy-award winner Billy Porter, playwright and activist Jeremy O Harris, and more.

2020 AUDELCO Nominations Announced Photo 2020 AUDELCO Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2020

The 48th Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Awards will occur virtually on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 7pm and will be hosted by Roger Guenveur Smith, the AUDELCO award winning actor, best known for his 'The Huey P. Newton Story' and as Smiley in Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing'!

Nominations Announced For the 2020 AUDELCO 'VIV' Awards - BROADBEND, ARKANSAS, THE WR Photo Nominations Announced For the 2020 AUDELCO 'VIV' Awards - BROADBEND, ARKANSAS, THE WRONG MAN, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020

AUDELCO has announced the nominees for its 2020 'VIV' Awards, honoring excellence in Black Theatre.

VIDEO: Watch a BOYS IN THE BAND Conversation With Charlie Carver & Playwright Mart Cr Photo VIDEO: Watch a BOYS IN THE BAND Conversation With Charlie Carver & Playwright Mart Crowley
by Stage Tube - Oct 5, 2020

Charlie Carver and the late playwright, Mart Crowley, discuss the history of gay Hollywood, the significance of The Boys in the Band, how far we've come as a community, and how far we still have to go.

VIDEO: See The Cast of THE BOYS IN THE BAND in a Featurette About Playwright Matt Cro Photo VIDEO: See The Cast of THE BOYS IN THE BAND in a Featurette About Playwright Matt Crowley
by Stage Tube - Oct 1, 2020

The recent Broadway and Netflix cast of 'The Boys in the Band' comes together to discuss the legacy of the play, and the legacy of playwright Matt Crowley.

VIDEO: Watch Joe Mantello Explain How He Brought THE BOYS IN THE BAND to Life on Scre Photo VIDEO: Watch Joe Mantello Explain How He Brought THE BOYS IN THE BAND to Life on Screen!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

The boys are back! Today, September 30, the cast of the Tony-winning The Boys is the Band is reassembled on Netflix for a new film adaptation of Mart Crowley's masterpiece, helmed by Joe Mantello. Watch as Mantello explains even more about the steps he took in translating the story from the stage to the screen.

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, September 30- with John Lloyd Young, THE BOYS IN TH Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, September 30- with John Lloyd Young, THE BOYS IN THE BAND, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

Today (September 30) in live streaming: the premiere of The Boys in the Band, John Lloyd Young visits Backstage Live, and so much more!

VIDEO: Watch Jim Parsons, Michael Benjamin Washington & Brian Hutchison Reassemble to Photo VIDEO: Watch Jim Parsons, Michael Benjamin Washington & Brian Hutchison Reassemble to Talk THE BOYS IN THE BAND!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

Today, September 30, the cast of the Tony-winning The Boys is the Band is reassembled on Netflix for a new film adaptation of Mart Crowley's masterpiece, helmed by Joe Mantello. Watch Jim Parsons (Michael), Michael Benjamin Washington (Bernard) and Brian Hutchison (Alan) chat even more about the honor of bringing these characters back to life in a new century.

VIDEO: Watch Matt Bomer, Tuc Watkins & Robin de Jesus Reassemble to Talk THE BOYS IN  Photo VIDEO: Watch Matt Bomer, Tuc Watkins & Robin de Jesus Reassemble to Talk THE BOYS IN THE BAND!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020

The boys are back! Tomorrow, September 30, the cast of the Tony-winning The Boys is the Band is reassembled on Netflix for a new film adaptation of Mart Crowley's masterpiece, helmed by Joe Mantello. Watch as Matt Bomer, Robin de Jesús (Emory) and Tuc Watkins (Hank) chat even more about how being a part of the piece has changed their lives.

VIDEO: Matt Bomer Talks THE BOYS IN THE BAND on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Photo VIDEO: Matt Bomer Talks THE BOYS IN THE BAND on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN
by Stage Tube - Sep 29, 2020

Matt Bomer talks about reuniting with the Broadway cast of 'The Boys in the Band' for the film adaptation.

VIDEO: Watch Zachary Quinto & Charlie Carver Reunite to Talk THE BOYS IN THE BAND! Photo VIDEO: Watch Zachary Quinto & Charlie Carver Reunite to Talk THE BOYS IN THE BAND!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2020

The boys are back! On Wednesday, September 30, the cast of the Tony-winning The Boys is the Band is reassembled on Netflix for a new film adaptation of Mart Crowley's masterpiece, helmed by Joe Mantello. Watch as Zachary Quinto and Charlie Carver chat even more about the importance of the play and the privilege of getting to continue its legacy.

Review Roundup: THE BOYS IN THE BAND on Netflix Photo Review Roundup: THE BOYS IN THE BAND on Netflix
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2020

The Boys in the Band is coming! On September 30, Netflix will release a new film adaptation of the play by Matt Crowley. 

VIDEO: Watch a Documentary Short About the Making of THE BOYS IN THE BAND, Featuring  Photo VIDEO: Watch a Documentary Short About the Making of THE BOYS IN THE BAND, Featuring Zachary Quinto, Jim Parsons, and More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2020

The Boys in the Band film, based on the Mart Crowley play, will officially arrive on Netflix on September 30.

VIDEO: Watch New Trailer for THE BOYS IN THE BAND with Jim Parsons, Matt Bomer & More Photo VIDEO: Watch New Trailer for THE BOYS IN THE BAND with Jim Parsons, Matt Bomer & More!
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2020

The boys are back together again! Netflix has dropped the new trailer for the film adaptation of 'The Boys in the Band,' based on the 1968 Tony Award-winning play of the same name. The film is directed by Joe Mantello and produced by Ryan Murphy. Original playwright Matt Crawley wrote the screenplay. It will be released on September 30.

Photo Flash: See the First Photos of Jim Parsons, Matt Bomer, and More in THE BOYS IN Photo Photo Flash: See the First Photos of Jim Parsons, Matt Bomer, and More in THE BOYS IN THE BAND Movie
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2020

Netflix has released the first look at the upcoming BOYS IN THE BAND adaptation. The 1968 play by Mart Crowley was revived on Broadway in 2018 for the 50th anniversary. 

THE BOYS IN THE BAND Film Will Arrive on Netflix This September Photo THE BOYS IN THE BAND Film Will Arrive on Netflix This September
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2020

The boys are back! Netflix announced today that Ryan Murphy's The Boys in the Band film will officially arrive on the streaming service on September 30.

RECAP: Marc Shaiman, Michael Benjamin Washington, Eduardo Vilaro, and Jessica Kirson  Photo RECAP: Marc Shaiman, Michael Benjamin Washington, Eduardo Vilaro, and Jessica Kirson Shared Their Coming Out Stories on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2020

Stars in the House continued Thursday night (8pm) for a Pride Special with Jessica Kirson, Marc Shaiman, Michael Benjamin Washington and Eduardo Vilaro. This episode was in support of NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, June 25- FALSETTOS, Billy Porter and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, June 25- FALSETTOS, Billy Porter and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020

Today (June 25) in live streaming: Can't Cancel Pride, Falsettos, and so much more!

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