Safe Sex 1987

Opened: April 5, 1987
Closing: April 12, 1987

Safe Sex - 1987 - Broadway History , Info & More

Lyceum Theatre (Broadway)
149 W. 45th St. New York, NY 10036

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Philadelphia Coming Out Parade Unveils Line-Up With Giselle Fetterman, Robert Drake, and More
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 29, 2023

Philadelphia is ready to make history once again. Pride 365: A Program of Galaei will present the inaugural Philadelphia OURfest: National Coming Out Parade and Festival/Resource Fair, the first National Coming Out Parade in the United States. Get event and lineup information here!

aGLIFF Reveals Film Lineup for Prism 36
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2023

Discover the exciting lineup of LGBTQ+ films at aGLIFF's Prism 36. Don't miss out on this celebration of diverse storytelling and powerful narratives. Plan your movie marathon and be part of the vibrant LGBTQ+ community.

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Announces Lineup for 31st Edition
by Michael Major - Sep 20, 2022

Screenings will kick off with the Opening Night presentation of Mark Fletcher’s Patrick and the Whale, followed by the Centerpiece Selections of Ben Klein and Violet Columbus’ The Exiles and Shaunak Sen’s All That Breathes, with Kathlyn Horan’s The Return of Tanya Tucker – Featuring Brandi Carlile screening on Closing Night.

William Way LGBT Community Center Announces Memorial Exhibition and Telecast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

The William Way LGBT Community Center and artist/entrepreneur Alex Stadler have teamed up to collaborate on a special exhibition and public memorial service for those lost in the early AIDS pandemic in the city of Philadelphia.

TV, Film and Stage Producer Scott Robbe Dies at 66
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2021

Veteran progressive activist and TV-film-stage producer Scott Robbe died on Sunday, November 21, 2021, according to a statement by Paul Algiers, a longtime friend and the executor of Scott Robbe's estate. Robbe was in hospice care at the home of his sister, Angela, in Hartford, Wisconsin.

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2021

Find out what's coming to HBO Max in July! It’s time to get your squad together to watch the Tunes play the Goons in “Space Jam: A New Legacy.” In the film, basketball champion and global icon LeBron James goes on an epic adventure alongside the timeless Tune Bugs Bunny and the Tune Squad in this animated/live-action event.

BWW Interview: Sandra Tsing Loh THE BITCH IS BACK - This Time With Special Guests
by Gil Kaan - Jun 16, 2021

Sandra Tsing Loh streams her 2015 comedic hit THE BITCH IS BACK for The Broad Stage, beginning June 23, 2021. This streaming performance of THE BITCH IS BACK recorded live will be complemented with added live talkbacks featuring special guests Marlo Thomas, Caroline Aaron, Marilu Henner, Melanie Mayron and JoBeth Williams. The ever-industrious Sandra made some time between frequent COVID-safe book-signing/lawn parties to answer a few of my queries.

'We Must Save Broadway,' Writes Sarah Jessica Parker
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 7, 2020

Broadway, television, and film actress Sarah Jessica Parker wrote an impassioned op-ed in which she argued for the return of theatre, specifically as the lifeblood of New York City. 

Steve McQueen's LOVERS ROCK to Open Lincoln Center's New York Film Festival
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 3, 2020

Film at Lincoln Center announced today that Steve McQueen’s Lovers Rock will be the Opening Night film of the 58th New York Film Festival, making its World Premiere.

BWW Feature: #OpenYourLobby: The Latest in The Theater Community's History of Protest
by Rachael F. Goldberg - Jun 30, 2020

The #OpenYourLobby movement is the latest in the Theater Community's history of protest.

BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST PROTEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, John Lennon, Kendrick Lamar & More
by Peter Nason - Jun 18, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest protest songs from 1939-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!

Martha Redbone, Samora Pinderhughes & More Announced in JOE'S PUB LIVE! Upcoming Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2020

 Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, continues JOE'S PUB LIVE!, its free series of live-streamed and archived performances from their iconic stage in New York City. Designed to facilitate social connection during this time of physical distancing, Joe's Pub will share events with audiences worldwide each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8PM

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Musical Theatre Characters (1940-2020)
by Peter Nason - Apr 30, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best musical theatre characters from 1940-2020; see if your favorites are on our list of the best characters from Broadway musicals.

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!

BWW Review: SAFE SEX, VAULT Festival
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 11, 2020

Harvey Fierstein's response to the AIDS outbreak in the 80s and the subsequent silence from the government came in the form of three one-act plays. The Network Theatre Company picked to stage Safe Sex as part of VAULT Festival, an accidental choice that turns out to be exceptionally timely at this point of threatening pandemic.

2020 Adelaide Writers' Week Announces First Round Of Authors And Programs
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 28, 2019

In 2020, Adelaide Writers' Week the second from Director Jo Dyer, contemplates one of the few things that incontrovertibly unites us all: Being Human. Running from Saturday 29 February to Thursday 5 March as part of the 60th anniversary Adelaide Festival, Adelaide Writers' Week will explore how humans engage with each other, with technology, and with the natural world. 

N.J. Crisp's DANGEROUS OBSESSION Comes to the Belgrade
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2019

Following their critically acclaimed UK tour and West End run of Anthony Horowitz's Mindgame, Angela Browne Ltd return to Coventry this autumn with another compulsive psychological thriller.

BWW Review: Adam Driver and Keri Russell Star in Lanford Wilson's Drama of Sex and Grieving, BURN THIS
by Michael Dale - Apr 17, 2019

The phrase 'toxic masculinity' wasn't exactly in the vernacular in 1987, when Circle Rep's buzz-producing run of Lanford Wilson's Burn This moved uptown to Broadway. So perhaps coked-up, homophobic, violently aggressive, possessive bullies were considered sexier than they are now.

by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 10, 2019

Starz, a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), today announced the recent acquisition of four new documentaries including Daughters of the Sexual Revolution: The Untold Story of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, the behind-the-scenes story of how the original Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders became a controversial pop culture phenomenon at the height of the Sexual Revolution. The documentary premieres on Monday, January 14 at 9 PM ET/PT and will be available for download or streaming via the STARZ app.

Retro Futurismus Return to fortyfivedownstairs With 'Brave World'
by Stephi Wild - May 22, 2018

The feminista supernovas of Retro Futurismus return to fortyfivedownstairs this winter to premiere a new hyper-real show, Brave World, that will fillet the future and conjure grand visions from obsolete technologies.

The Performing Arts Center at 32 Below to Present '2 BY FIERSTEIN' This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

On Today, November 3, the Performing Arts Center at 32 Below in New Milford will open 2 By Fierstein: The International Stud (part one of the multiple Tony Award-winning Torch Song Trilogy) and On Tidy Endings (from the award-winning Safe Sex). Both one act plays are written by Connecticut local, Harvey Fierstein.

The Performing Arts Center at 32 Below to Present '2 BY FIERSTEIN' This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

On Friday, November 3, the Performing Arts Center at 32 Below in New Milford will open 2 By Fierstein: The International Stud (part one of the multiple Tony Award-winning Torch Song Trilogy) and On Tidy Endings (from the award-winning Safe Sex). Both one act plays are written by Connecticut local, Harvey Fierstein.

Shaina Taub, Mavi Diaz & Las Folkies, And More This Week At Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

See what's happening at Joe's Pub this week!

Television Icon Mary Tyler Moore Has Passed Away at Age 80
by Alan Henry - Jan 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of Mary Tyler Moore - best known as a television icon for The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

Legendary Actress Mary Tyler Moore Reportedly in 'Grave Condition'
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 25, 2017

Beloved actress Mary Tyler Moore is reportedly in 'grave condition' at a Connecticut hospital. Close family sources tell the site that her condition is very grim and that family members are arriving at the hospital to say goodbye.

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