Going into 2013, then-New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn was the odds-on favorite to become the first woman and out gay mayor of New York. But in an election in which "change" became a mantra, support from LGBT leaders couldn't overcome her close identification with outgoing Mayor Michael ... More >>
When the Museum of Sex (233 Fifth Avenue, 212-689-6337) began toying with the idea of implementing some sort of food and beverage program, Emilie Baltz, the museum's brand director, spent a lot of time thinking about exactly what that would look like--and then a couple of years experimenting with so ... More >>
Yesterday, it was announced in a British paper that Oscar winner Anne Hathaway would be Sally Bowles in a Broadway revival of Cabaret, costarring Alan Cumming as the MC, the role he played last time around. Theater queens rejoiced in the street while singing "Tomorrow Belongs To Me," but it turned ... More >>
That's how one of the contributors on the popular site Broadwayworld.com describes the currently previewing production of Macbeth starring the daring Alan Cumming as the manipulated male of the title. Switching milieus of Shakespeare plays to update/enhance/comment on the text is nothing new, but ... More >>
Lovable kook and daring actress Karen Black is ill, which makes Nitehawk Cinema's series homaging her even more eye-crossingly special.
No, she wasn't being rude. According to promoter Daniel Nardicio, "Last Wednesday, during Liza and Alan Cumming's show, one of Liza's band members went into cardiac arrest on stage, didn't know it, and continued to play till the end.
"I think this is the only time a show from Cherry Grove, Fire Island has transferred to Broadway!" cracked Alan Cumming at Town Hall last night. Last summer, he and Liza Minnelli did a joint show on the Island, and it was the buzzy event of the season, effectively turning two Fosse-handed Cabaret s ... More >>
Fire Island is a land of high culture where all the cognoscenti indulge in tony pursuits like underwear parties and cabaret concerts--thank God! And here's proof--some feisty images from Daniel Nardicio's underwear bash at the Ice Palace (which I hosted), plus a fully clothed shot from Nardicio's p ... More >>
Photo by Cathay CheThe gala premiere for The Smurfs in 3D happened last night at the Ziegfeld, and as the talent arrived, I thought, "This is the gay friendliest children's film in history. "And it's on the first day of gay marriage in New York. Smurftastic."
We will never own one of these. Whee, the 62nd Annual (Primetime!) Emmys have been announced. There aren't that many surprises: As usual, HBO rocks, as does Mad Men, True Blood, 30 Rock, Glee, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tina Fey. Losties may get another chance to see the objects of their affect ... More >>
The adventurous Murray Hill resident takes his toys very seriously
As Tim Gunn would say, "This worries me." However, because we love nothing more than to keep you updated with regard to this godforsaken, East Village-invading Smurf movie, you ought to know that adorable Project Runway mentor Tim Gunn has been added to the cast.
All the knives and the fighting back make GLAAD sad. Tough!
This week is the Voice's Best of NYC issue, our annual opportunity to bestow arbitrary awards like Easiest Place to Score Free Gay Drinks and Least Embarrassing Place to Belt Out a Show Tune. In turn, we asked a few of our favorite New Yorkers to name their favorite local things. by Maro HagopianA ... More >>
"it's new york lol same shit lastnight some car was on fire in Fordham crazyy ass shit look." Twitpic by Itlabia. Can you believe last week at this time we were still thinking about Balloon Boy? Yes, that's how we passed our time before Steve Phillips, his "tubby temptress," and other exci ... More >>
I was at the amfAR "Honoring With Pride" gala at the Edison Ballroom last night, and in between the wild acceptance speeches (like Lady Bunny's zanily potty-mouthed one) and the wacky auction (where Patricia Field rushed the stage to say she was bidding on the trip to Alaska for 10 because "I've alw ... More >>
Plus, singer-dancer Chita Rivera, drag queen Linda Simpson, and "Boys Gone Wild" at Mr. Black
Down in the East Village for a more intimate big-shot nightlife soirée
The Latino life of In the Heights looks rosy; The Seagull's lakeside life looks grim and damp
MTV (and the MisShapes crowd) inspires the wry parody of Made: I Wanna Be a Hipster
Feast your eyes on the Night of a Thousand Stevies, a riveting cavalcade of gold dust women
The finest Ass in New York sashays through Mr. Black
A mammoth production of the epic verse gets a stateside staging
What fresh L is this? A new season turns down the titillation and dials up the nuance.
Gambling Pros and Mutant Superheroes Spread the Odds
Gay Hosts Undermine Talk Show Macho
Young Fresh Fellows Seek Same
Moviegoers Avoid Big-Budget Pitfalls
On HBO, Falcon talks about his burgeoning drama career. Kidding he talks about his penis.