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LezFest Producer Libby Lane

LezFest Chicago Motivates Community for Women's Words Weekend

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 23
On July 28, Pride Films and Plays presents "LezFest: A One Night Fling," a celebration in words, songs, music and theater at Mary's Attic. Join PFP for an evening all about ladies who love ladies who are artists.


Theatre Reviews

Kristen Connolly as Desdemona and Blair Underwood as Othello


By Rodney Rodriguez | Jul 3
Balboa Park shimmers with the Old Globe’s annual Shakespeare Festival, staging the tale of Othello and Desdemona.

An Octoroon

By Marcus Scott | May 4
Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins joins the masterful ranks of Lydia R. Diamond, Tarrell Alvin McCraney and Katori Hall with his subversive "An Octoroon" at Soho Rep.

Suli Holum performance is delivered in intimate HD in ArtEmerson’s "The Wholehearted"

The Wholehearted

By Michael Cox | Apr 24
Stein/Holum Project brings the power of the close-up to the Arts Emerson Jackie Liebergott Black Box in "The Wholehearted." Staged in an intimate setting, it uses video projection to bring the audience closer to Suli Holum’s nuanced performance.


Theatre Features

Scout Durwood ukes it up

From ’Vegas’ to New York: Scout Durwood Plays the Dixon HOT!

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 9
Scout Durwood, the chanteuse behind the character Lady Scoutington, brings her cabaret-style Vegas revue "Woman of Whimsy: This Would Kill in Vegas" to the Dixon Place HOT Fest on July 10.

Resurrecting the Crown :: ’Pageant: The Musical Comes’ Back to Cygnet Theatre

By Lisa Lipsey | Jul 8
"Clang, clang, clang went the Old Town trolley..." Its caboose painted with the charming, pageant-perfect smile of Miss Deep South (David McBean). Cygnet Theatre’s 12th season kicks off with the musical comedy smash "Pageant!"

Play on LGBT Youth Gets to the ’BARE’ Bones

By Lisa Lipsey | Jul 4
Diversionary Theatre welcomes the San Diego premiere of a contemporary rock musical about identity, sexuality and religion, and has cast Dylan Mulvaney in the lead role of Peter, whose experiences resonate with his own teenage years.