Photo Flash: The Los Angeles LGBT Center Presents TO T, OR NOT TO T Los Angeles Premiere Photo Flash: The Los Angeles LGBT Center Presents TO T, OR NOT TO T Los Angeles Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced the LA premiere of a new solo show, To T, or not To T?, written and performed by D'Lo, the acclaimed queer/transgender Tamil-Sri Lankan-American actor/writer/comedian. Directed by award-winning director/author/actress Adelina Anthony, opening is set for Friday, October 4, at 8pm. The run will continue through October 27 in the Davidson/Valentini Theatre. (more...)

Celebrate Diversity In Film Achievement With The 11th Annual Fort Lauderdale Edition Of THE OUTSHINE LGBTQ FILM FESTIVAL Celebrate Diversity In Film Achievement With The 11th Annual Fort Lauderdale Edition Of THE OUTSHINE LGBTQ FILM FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019

Celebrate diversity in film achievement with the 11th annual Fort Lauderdale Edition of the OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival, a bi-annual film festival designed to inspire, entertain, educate and encourage a sense of community through international and culturally diverse media that offer historical and contemporary perspectives on the LGBTQ+ experience. Presented by Gilead, Broward County, and Culture Builds Florida, this year's hotly anticipated film festival will spotlight 33 stirring, contemplative, comedic and creative full-length features plus 18 inventive shorts from 13 countries, panel discussions with filmmakers and talent, and various parties and special events. (more...)

Fort Lauderdale Edition Of The Outshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Returns For 11th Edition Fort Lauderdale Edition Of The Outshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Returns For 11th Edition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

The 11th annual Fort Lauderdale Edition of the OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival, a bi-annual film festival designed to inspire, entertain, educate and encourage a sense of community through international and culturally diverse media that offer historical and contemporary perspectives on the LGBTQ+ experience, will take place October 10 a?" 20, 2019. Presented by Gilead, Broward County, and Culture Builds Florida, this year's hotly anticipated film festival will spotlight 33 stirring, contemplative, comedic and creative full-length features plus 18 inventive shorts from 13 countries, panel discussions with filmmakers and talent, and various parties and special events. Films will be screened at the Museum of Discovery & Science AutoNation IMAX 3D Theater (401 SW 2nd Street) the Classic Gateway Theatre (1820 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale) and Savor Cinema (503 Southeast 6th Street). (more...)

TO T OR NOT TO T? Comes to The Los Angeles LGBT Center TO T OR NOT TO T? Comes to The Los Angeles LGBT Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced the LA premiere of a new solo show, To T, or not To T, written and performed by D'Lo, the acclaimed queer/transgender Tamil-Sri Lankan-American actor/writer/comedian. Directed by award-winning director/author/actress Adelina Anthony, there will be one preview performance on Thursday, October 3, at 8pm and opening is set for Friday, October 4, at 8pm. The run will continue through October 27 in the Davidson/Valentini Theatre. (more...)

Sundance Institute Announces 2019 Creative Producing Labs & Summit Sundance Institute Announces 2019 Creative Producing Labs & Summit
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2019

Sundance Institute today announced Fellows and Advisors for the five-day 2019 Creative Producing Labs, as well as the three-day Creative Producing Summit which immediately follows; both take place at Utah's Sundance Mountain Resort. The Labs begins July 29, and the Summit August 2. These are the flagship convenings for the Institute's Creative Producing Program, which champions and develops current and rising generations of producers across fiction and nonfiction film. (more...)

2019 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Festival Announces Line-Up 2019 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Festival Announces Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

Celebrating its 37th anniversary, Outfest - the Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBTQ stories on the screen - today announced the complete programming lineup for the 2019 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival, presented by HBO. The nation's leading LGBTQ festival will be held July 18-28, 2019. (more...)

Utah Film Center Announces 2019 'Damn These Heels' Film Lineup Utah Film Center Announces 2019 'Damn These Heels' Film Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

Utah Film Center announced today the feature films selected for the 16th annual Damn These Heels Film Festival and new elements to the Festival for film lovers, filmmakers, and all storytellers. Damn These Heels will run July 12 - 14, 2019 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center and is a festival for all that explores LGBTQ issues, ideas, and art through independent, documentary, and foreign films from around the world. Passes and tickets are now on sale on the Utah Film Center's website. Additional titles will be announced on the website leading up to the Festival. (more...)

2019 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival Announces Gala Screenings 2019 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival Announces Gala Screenings
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2019

Outfest – the Los Angeles based non-profit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBTQ stories on the screen – today announced its 2019 Achievement Award recipient, Nisha Ganatra, and its galas, including Opening and Closing Night, for the 2019 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival, presented by HBO. The nation's premiere LGBTQ festival will be held July 18-28, 2019. (more...)

Toronto LGBT Film Festival, Inside Out, Announces Lineup Toronto LGBT Film Festival, Inside Out, Announces Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

The 29th annual Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival (Inside Out), championing innovative LGBTQ filmmakers from across the globe, revealed its full feature and short film lineup. The announcement was made today by Inside Out's Executive Director Andria Wilson and the festival's Director of Programming Andrew Murphy. Inside Out, which launched the first ever annual LGBTQ Film Finance Forum, has established itself as an international home and incubator for LGBTQ emerging and established filmmakers. This year's festival will take place May 23 to June 2, 2019. (more...)

Sundance Institute's FilmTwo Initiative: Fostering Sustainability, Creativity in Storytelling Sundance Institute's FilmTwo Initiative: Fostering Sustainability, Creativity in Storytelling
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

The fourth annual FilmTwo Initiative launches today in LA to support the career sustainability of thirteen artists developing their second features. FilmTwo encompasses two days of focused programming, including a writing workshop (led by Joan Tewkesbury), industry mentoring sessions, and one-on-one story meetings, kicking off a year of tailored creative and tactical support as part of the Institute's continuum of support for artists at key inflection points in their careers. The FilmTwo Initiative is supported by Universal Filmed Entertainment Group. (more...)

Sundance Film Festival Announces 2019 Film Lineup Sundance Film Festival Announces 2019 Film Lineup
by TV News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent feature films selected across all categories for the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. The Festival hosts screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 24 - February 3, 2019. (more...)

52 Emerging NYC Artists Chosen For Inaugural “Open Call” 52 Emerging NYC Artists Chosen For Inaugural “Open Call”
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Alex Poots, Artistic Director and CEO of The Shed, today announced that 52 emerging artists and collectives living or working in New York City have been commissioned to create new work as part of The Shed's inaugural Open Call program. Developed specifically for New York City artists who have not yet had opportunities to create new work with full support from a large cultural institution, Open Call is integral to The Shed's vision: to develop and present the full spectrum of performing arts, visual arts, and pop culture, under one roof, for all audiences. Open Call debuts in The Shed's 2019 season, with works continuing to be presented into 2020. (more...)

John Cameron Mitchell Will Launch New Musical Podcast, featuring Cynthia Erivo, Patti LuPone & More! John Cameron Mitchell Will Launch New Musical Podcast, featuring Cynthia Erivo, Patti LuPone & More!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

From the studio that produced the hit podcast, Missing Richard Simmons, Topic Studios today announced they are partnering with the award-winning John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Shortbus, How to Talk to Girls at Parties) for a pioneering new podcast, "Anthem." This edgy anthology series will tell a unique American story though a distinct musical voice, with each season pairing an iconic songwriter with an experienced storyteller to bring audiences a fascinating tale from a neglected corner of the country. "Anthem" is currently in production and will be available to audiences later this year. (more...)

TRANSPARENT's Jill Soloway to Receive Prestigious LGBTQ Community Award TRANSPARENT's Jill Soloway to Receive Prestigious LGBTQ Community Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Point Foundation (Point) will honor innovative TV and film writer, director, and producer Jill Soloway with the Point Impact Award at the Point Honors Los Angeles gala October 7. (more...)

THE DANISH GIRL, TRANSPARENT Among 2016 GLAAD Media Award Nominees
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives. (more...)

Miss Barbie Q Brings 'RUMOR HAS IT' to Hollywood Fringe Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

Now that it is legal for gays to get married, Miss Barbie Q is elated! Or is she? As she ponders the joys of marriage, she begins to wonder if she has what it takes to even be proposed to, let alone marriage. Follow her on her journey as she dives into what makes a marriage and what factors she possesses. Rumor Has It I'm Not The Marrying Kind ... comes to the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival for one performance only tonight, June 26 at 8pm. (more...)

Miss Barbie Q to Bring 'RUMOR HAS IT' to Hollywood Fringe Festival, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Now that it is legal for gays to get married, Miss Barbie Q is elated! Or is she? As she ponders the joys of marriage, she begins to wonder if she has what it takes to even be proposed to, let alone marriage. Follow her on her journey as she dives into what makes a marriage and what factors she possesses. Rumor Has It I'm Not The Marrying Kind ... comes to the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival for one performance only on Friday, June 26 at 8pm, and admission is free. Running time is one hour. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Point Foundation Honors Jonathan Groff & Jeffrey Tambor
by Linda Lenzi - Apr 14, 2015

Point Foundation (Point) just honored actor Jonathan Groff, with the Point HORIZON Award. The Award recognizes a young trailblazer who has taken a leadership role as an advocate of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community. Groff, currently starring in HBO's critically acclaimed series 'Looking' and appearing in the Public Theater's hit musical 'Hamilton,' was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in 'Spring Awakening.' BroadwayWorld takes you inside the ceremony below! (more...)

ALTERNATE ENDINGS Set for 12/1 at Hunter College's Leubsdorf Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2014

ALTERNATE ENDINGS highlights the diverse voices of seven artists/collectives that use video to bring together charged moments and memories from their personal perspective amidst the public history of HIV/AIDS. (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. BroadwayWorld.com 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...)

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