There are loud, politically provocative comedians, and then there’s this comedian. When it comes to pushing the envelope of political correctness in America, it doesn’t get much more vicious (or delicious) than Lisa Lampanelli.
In last year’s Broadway Bares/Equity Fights AIDS calendar, Spamalot star Michaeljon Slinger stripped down to just a red velvet ribbon tied in a bow, displaying the chiseled physique he’s earned since beginning his dance training at age five in Queensland, Australia.
For more than thirty years Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo has been giving serious balletomanes heartburn, bringing dance masterworks to the brink of travesty, performing “en travesti” and on pointe. This all-male troupe, having toured five hundred cities, claims Houston as a favorite destination.
Houston actor and Tommy Tune award winner John Ryan Del Bosquen is singing “I’m Gay” on Broadway in the current off-Broadway revival of “Let My People Come.” WEB EXCLUSIVE
Who doesn’t love a man (or woman, these days) in uniform? ‘A Few Good Men’ has both, including Lt. Cmdr. Joanne Galloway, a conscientious female Naval investigator who senses a high-ranking cover-up in the court-martial of two U.S. Marines who confessed to murdering a malingering colleague, private William Santiago.
A fella bites off a chunk when he decides to write what is essentially a bookend to a classic. ‘Clybourne Park’ and ‘The Mountaintop.’ EXCLUSIVE TO THE WEB
Derrick Parks plays Agent Cod in ‘Catch Me If You Can.’ “My boyfriend and I attend regularly at the church in lower Manhattan. It’s such a mega-church that they have eight services every Sunday, and it’s packed every time.”
“I was busy going to auditions, and I dated a few men, but I didn’t go out much,” she says. Then she met Collette Black at The Duplex, Greenwich Village’s legendary cabaret and piano bar.
In Horton Foote’s The Young Man from Atlanta—set in Houston in the spring of 1950—we never see the title character, Randy, nor is the word “gay” ever spoken. But let’s do the math for this Pulitzer Prize-winning drama. WEB-ONLY ARTICLE