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BWW Review: Feel the love with Good Night Theatre Collective at PRIDE: THE LOVE CABARETBWW Review: Feel the love with Good Night Theatre Collective at PRIDE: THE LOVE CABARET
by Katie Becker - June 17, 2018

Good Night Theatre Collective kicked off Pride weekend in Sioux Falls with their last cabaret show of season 2, PRIDE: The Love Cabaret. Thursday's sold out show featured songs written or performed by LGBTQ artists. (more...)
Broadway to Lend Voices to Free Original LGBT Expo This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - September 6, 2017

Cast members from The Book of Mormon, Disney's The Lion King, Jersey Boys, and more will perform at the Original LGBT Expo, the largest and longest-running LGBT convention in the world this weekend at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. (more...)
Union County Reschedules Family PRIDE CommUNITY Picnic for September
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2017

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced that the Family PRIDE CommUNITY Picnic, celebrating marriage equality in the State of New Jersey, has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 16 at Rahway River Park in Rahway from 12 Noon until 5 P.M. (more...)
QUEER Musical Team Releases Statement on Trump's Ban on Trans People in the U.S. Military
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2017

After Donald Trump's declaration banning transgender individuals from the military, the QUEER musical team, which is gearing up for a premiere at next year's Pride, released the following statement. (more...)
LGBT Network President & Transgender Community to Discuss Trump's Ban on Transgender People
by TV News Desk - July 26, 2017

New York's LGBT Network President and transgender community will hold a press conference on Trump's latest ban on transgender people in the armed military service. (more...)
Watch American Opera Projects' AS ONE Online in Celebration of Pride Month
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2017

In celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month, American Opera Projects (AOP) will make available to the public the video of their 2014 World Premiere production of the opera As One from June 23-30, 2017 on the AOP website. (more...)
AVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point Foundation
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2017

The Tony Award winning and coming of age musical comedy, Avenue Q, will celebrate NYC PRIDE WEEKEND by donating $25 for every ticket purchased to Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit.  (more...)
New York Neo-Futurists to Present THE INFINITE PRIDE at The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2017

The award-winning New York Neo-Futurists have announced THE INFINITE PRIDE, a special edition of their late-night show THE INFINITE WRENCH in honor of Pride Month. This June, The New York Neo-Futurists bring The Infinite Pride back for its tenth consecutive year of celebrating queer culture, politics, and relationships. The shows will be presented at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003) on Friday, June 23rd and Saturday, June 24th at 10:30pm. (more...)
Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bart's to Celebrate Pride Sunday with Works by Gay Composers
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2017

The Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bartholomew's will launch its 23rd season on Sunday, June 25 at 11 a.m. In recognition of New York City's observance of Gay Pride Sunday, this service of sacred music will feature works written by gay composers. (more...)
GAY-LARIOUS Gay Pride Stand Up Show and More Coming Up This Month in NYC
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2017

Pride Month is underway and will be featuring a slew of experiences, including' Gay Secrets of the Met; F(l)ag Football - The Documentary; Amazing Gay Pride Scavenger Hunt' Gay Professionals Speed Dating; Macy's Pride and Joy Party; Gay-Larious LGBT Stand Up Comedy; and Sat June 24 - Gay History Walking Tour. Scroll down for details! (more...)
Dragonette to Dominate NYC Pride
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2017

Famed Electro Fashion Forward Act Dragonette will dominate over NYC PRIDE this year as the band will be playing the top events whilst their new single will be starting to fire up at the charts. (more...)
VIDEO: #HAM4BEY Creator Shares 'You Will Be Found' Tribute for Pulse
by BWW News Desk - June 9, 2017

In honor of the upcoming one year anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, #HAM4BEY creator Michael Korte shares a cover of Dear Evan Hansen's 'You Will Be Found.' Check out the video below! (more...)
Jamie Brickhouse to Present 'DANGEROUS WHEN WET' Pride Weekend Performance
by BWW News Desk - June 7, 2017

Sodomite Jamie Brickhouse (three-time Moth StorySLAM champion; voices on Beavis and Butthead) faces his three most defining relationships-booze, sex, and his Texas tornado of a mother Mama Jean-in this darkly comic tour de force. (more...)
Icons Barbra Streisand, Idina Menzel, and More Pen Love Letters to the LGBTQ Community
by BWW News Desk - June 2, 2017

In honor of Pride Month, Billboard reached out to numerous icons in the musical entertainment industry and asked them to write a love letter to the LGBTQ community. Check out a excerpts from a few familiar Broadway faces' letters below, then head over to Billboard for the full collection.  (more...)
Show Your Support for #Pride2017 With A BroadwayWorld Pride Twibbon
by BWW News Desk - June 2, 2017

BroadwayWorld is pleased to show our support for Pride Month by updating our logo on our social media channels for Pride. Join us in celebrating by updating your profile photo on Facebook and Twitter to include the brand new BroadwayWorld Pride logo. (more...)
N'Kenge and Adam B. Shapiro to Sing for Pride at LOFT Pride 2017 Celebration this Saturday
by BWW News Desk - June 1, 2017

For the second year in a row, Broadway Sings for Pride will lend their musical talents to LOFT Pride 2017!  The event, which takes place in White Plains, NY, will take place rain or shine on Saturday, June 3, 2017, from 12:00pm to 5:00pm. (more...)
Brad Oscar, Sarah Stiles, Gideon Glick, Frenchie Davis, George Faison and More to 'Sing for Pride' in UNSTOPPABLE Benefit
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

On Monday, June 26, 2017, Broadway Sings for Pride will premiere their 7th anniversary benefit concert in New York City at the JCC Manhattan. This milestone event will be filled with singing (from pop to Broadway), stories, special guests, and, of course, fun! The proceeds will benefit The Tyler Clementi Foundation and Orlando's Contigo Fund. (more...)
Matt S. McCormick's BETTE DAVIS SMIZE to Debut at QueerCom
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Comedian Matt S. McCormick will debut his new solo stand-up show, BETTE DAVIS SMIZE, at QueerCom on June 17th at The PIT on the Striker Main Stage. (more...)
The PIT Announces 2017 Lineup for QueerCom, Pride's Unofficial LGBTQIA+ Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) presents the 3rd annual QueerCom, Pride's Unofficial LGBTQIA+ Comedy Festival, following two amazing years of groundbreaking queer-focused content. (more...)
NYC LGBT Pride March to Make History with WABC-TV Broadcast
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

NYC Pride announced that WABC-TV will be its official television partner and broadcast the 48th NYC LGBT Pride March on Sunday, June 25, 2017. (more...)
The LOFT LGBT Community Center to Host 3rd Annual Pride Celebration
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The LOFT LGBT Community Center -- The current climate of adversity facing the LGBT community has only made us stronger, prouder, and more committed than ever to the continued advancement of LGBT rights. Every June, our worldwide community is extra OUT, LOUD, and PROUD by celebrating LGBT Pride with marches and festivals, renewing our commitment to being and remaining visible. (more...)
Well-Strung to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below for Pride Week
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Well-Strung, the critically acclaimed singing string quartet, returns to Feinstein's / 54 Below in New York by popular demand on June 25 and July 10. (more...)
THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Teams with Coming Out for Special Event
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

The View UpStairs - the provocative new musical written by Max Vernon, directed by Scott Ebersold and choreographed by Al Blackstone - will partner with Coming Out, a non-profit open-source platform for sharing diverse stories about coming out, for a special event after the performance on Thursday, April 27. Engage with peers, cast and creative members of The View UpStairs, and the Coming Out team as we celebrate the LGBTQ community's vibrant and diverse voices.   (more...)
OUT! Chicago and Illinois LGBTQ Visitor's Guide Now Available
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

Visitors to Chicago and Illinois have a guide to help navigate LGBTQ and mainstream events and places to see: The 2017 OUT! Chicago and Illinois LGBTQ Visitor's Guide is now available. (more...)
LGBTQ Aging Summit 'OUTAging' to Address Advocacy, Service Needs in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

Pride Action Tank, AARP and Affinity Community Services will host OUTAging: Summit on Our Possibilities, including an opening reception, on May 23-25. The summit will bring together LGBTQ older adults, service providers, clinicians and advocates from across the nation to talk about the needs of LGBTQ older adults (55+ years of age) in the Chicago region. (more...)

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