E! to Premiere British Dating Show, THE BI LIFEE! to Premiere British Dating Show, THE BI LIFE
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

The Bi Life is a ten-part reality dating series coming to E! UK & Ireland this October which will focus exclusively on bisexual+dating. In a UK TV first, the show will see a group of bisexual+ (bi, pansexual, fluid, etc.) or questioning British singletons sent on the ultimate adventure to find love. (more...)

GREASE THE ARENA EXPERIENCE Announces Extra ShowGREASE THE ARENA EXPERIENCE Announces Extra Show
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

With over 500 performers on stage, GREASE THE ARENA EXPERIENCE is big in every sense of the word. Executive Producer, Tim O'Connor, is delighted to announce a third and final show at QUDOS BANK ARENA. Tickets are on sale now for 19th & 20th January 2018 at www.ticketek.com.au (more...)

Courtney Act Revises Australian Tour DatesCourtney Act Revises Australian Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Australia's international drag sensation Courtney Act has taken the UK by storm since she entered the UK Celebrity Big Brother house. Due to Courtney's ongoing commitment to Celebrity Big Brother, some of the previously announced tour dates during her Australian tour have been rescheduled. (more...)

GREASE THE ARENA EXPERIENCE Plays Third and Final ShowGREASE THE ARENA EXPERIENCE Plays Third and Final Show
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

With over 500 performers on stage, GREASE THE ARENA EXPERIENCE is big in every sense of the word. Executive Producer, Tim O'Connor, is delighted to announce a third and final show at QUDOS BANK ARENA. Tickets are on sale now for Friday 19 and Saturday 20 January 2018 at www.ticketek.com.au. (more...)

GREASE THE ARENA EXPERIENCE Announces Extra ShowGREASE THE ARENA EXPERIENCE Announces Extra Show
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

With over 500 performers on stage, GREASE THE ARENA EXPERIENCE is big in every sense of the word. Executive Producer, Tim O'Connor, is delighted to announce a third and final show at QUDOS BANK ARENA. Tickets are on sale now for 19th & 20th January 2018 at www.ticketek.com.au (more...)

GREASE The Arena Experience Announces Fabulous CastGREASE The Arena Experience Announces Fabulous Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

The world's most loved musical, GREASE, that will feature over 500 performers will hit the stage at QUDOS BANK ARENA for two shows only on 20 January 2018.  (more...)

Jinkx Monsoon, Courtney Act & Judy Gold Coming to Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

While Provincetown's Art House has become known as the East Coast's hot spot for Broadway's biggest musical stars (think Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Kristin Chenoweth, all of whom are headlining there this summer), the venue has an equally long and famous (or infamous as the case may intentionally be) reputation as the right coast's breeding ground for cutting-edge comedy. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Courtney Act's BOYS LIKE ME Exudes Heart and Suggestion
by David Clarke - Jul 31, 2014

Before Courtney Act was an absolute sensation on LOGO's RuPaul's Drag Race's sixth season, she was shaking things up in her native Australia. With decadent vocal talent, mesmerizing stage presence, charisma, charm, and looks for days, Courtney Act is touring her torrid, one-woman tell-all BOYS LIKE ME, which packs as much heart as it does ribald suggestion. (more...)

Courtney Act's BOYS LIKE ME Returns to the Laurie Beechman, Now thru 8/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

She has opened for Lady Gaga, starred in Rent and sung a duet with Idina Menzel, now Australian Idol sensation and RuPaul's Drag Race star Courtney Act returns to New York -- after 2 previous sold out engagements -- with an encore of her acclaimed solo show BOYS LIKE ME at The Laurie Beechman Theater (inside West Bank Cafe at 407 West 42nd Street -- at Ninth Avenue, accessible from the A,C,E,N,R,V,F,1,2,3 trains at 42nd Street). This extended engagement runs today, July 29 - August 21, Tuesday- Thursday at 9:30pm. (more...)

Courtney Act's BOYS LIKE ME to Return to the Laurie Beechman, 7/29-8/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

She has opened for Lady Gaga, starred in Rent and sung a duet with Idina Menzel, now Australian Idol sensation and RuPaul's Drag Race star Courtney Act returns to New York -- after 2 previous sold out engagements -- with an encore of her acclaimed solo show BOYS LIKE ME at The Laurie Beechman Theater (inside West Bank Cafe at 407 West 42nd Street -- at Ninth Avenue, accessible from the A,C,E,N,R,V,F,1,2,3 trains at 42nd Street). (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson to Join Lance Horne for FIRST THINGS LAST at Rockwell Table & Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Special guest Cheyenne Jackson has joined the evening, in addition to previously announced Ricki Lake, Ashley Fink ('Glee'), Shane Jenek (Courtney Act from 'RuPaul's Drag Race'), Adam Kantor (The Last Five Years) and Julie Garnye (Les Miserables at the Hollywood Bowl) with special surprise stars. They (more...)

Ashley Fink, Shane Jenek & Adam Kantor to Join Lance Horne at Rockwell Table & Stage, 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

LANCE HORNE - the Emmy Award winning composer, musician, vocalist and producer - will headline a special concert evening at Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 15 at 8:00 PM. Special guests Ashley Fink ('Glee'), Shane Jenek (Courtney Act from 'RuPaul's Drag Race') and Adam Kantor (The Last Five Years) have joined the evening, in adition to previously announced Ricki Lake, Julie Garnye (Les Miserables at the Hollywood Bowl) and Lisa Ann Walter (The Parent Trap) with special surprise stars. They will perform songs from his acclaimed CD First Things Last in addition to a special preview of The Night Before My Wedding, Horne's upcoming collaboration with Neil Gaiman. Lance's March 31 evening at Birdland Jazz Club in New York featred Alan Cumming, Rachel Dratch, Stephen Wallem, Alice Ripley and more. He recently contributed a movement to Tyler's Suite, a choral song-cycle dedicated to Tyler Clementi, the 18-year-old Rutgers University student that took his life three years ago. The piece, which also includes contributions from Stephen Schwartz, Ann Hampton Callaway and Craig Carnelia, was premiered by the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus in March. Rockwell Table & Stage is located at 1714 Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles, CA.. Tickets are $20 with a two drink minimum. Visit Rockwell-LA.com for more information. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alan Cumming, Alice Ripley, Lea DeLaria & More Join Lance Horne for Broadway at Birdland Debut!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

On Monday, March 31, The Broadway at Birdland concert series welcomed composer Lance Horne, along with a bevy of Broadway performers singing his praises and songs. On the heels of his premier with the SF Gay Men's Chorus and appearance at Sydney's Mardis Gras, Lance Horne made his Broadway at Birdland debut with guests including long-time collaborators Alan Cumming, Alice Ripley, Rachel Dratch, Stephen Wallem, Michael Rose, Lea DeLaria, Pamela Bob, and Sarah Shenkkan. The band included Matt Aronoff on bass, John Bollinger on drums and Yair Evnine on cello. This very special concert included highlights from Horne's debut album 'First Things Last,' and several world premiers, including a sneak peak into The Night Before My Wedding, Mr. Horne's collaboration with Neil Gaiman. Check out a look back at the evening below! (more...)

Courtney Act to Bring BOYS LIKE ME to Sydney Theatre, 25 Feb
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

Courtney Act - the nom de plume of gender illusionist, Shane Jenek - brings her hit cabaret show, Boys Like Me to Sydney Theatre for one night only on Tuesday 25 February, direct from sold out seasons in NYC and LA. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2013

On Monday, May 13, Cortes Alexander stormed the Broadway at Birdland stage with 'The Swell Show,' along with Billy Stritch at the piano, Ray Marchica on drums, Norman Ludwin on bass, Clarke Thorell on guitar/ukulele, and Julie Garnye and Melissa Bailey as 'The Swell Girls.' Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Courtney Act Opens BOYS LIKE ME at the Laurie Beechman Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2013

She has opened for Lady Gaga, starred in Rent and sung a duet with Idina Menzel, now Australian Idol sensation Courtney Act premieres her newest solo show in New York. Beginning tonight, May 11, the drag star will present COURTNEY ACT: BOYS LIKE ME at The Laurie Beechman Theater. (more...)

Courtney Act to Open BOYS LIKE ME at the Laurie Beechman, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2013

She has opened for Lady Gaga, starred in Rent and sung a duet with Idina Menzel, now Australian Idol sensation Courtney Act premieres her newest solo show in New York. Beginning May 11, the drag star will present COURTNEY ACT: BOYS LIKE ME at The Laurie Beechman Theater. (more...)