We all get by with a little help from our friends, but surprise cameos during the musical guest performances on Saturday Night Live don't happen all too frequently. The Imagine Dragons/Kendrick Lamar reprise was a welcome one when they played SNL last month, and that had more to do with Kendrick sav ... More >>
That's the thesis of The Wrap's Tim Molloy, who questioned some of the choices made in the envelopes--and in the telecast itself--last night. For example, Molloy thinks it was weird to pick Two And a Half Men's Jon Cryer as Best Actor in a Comedy over candidates like Don Cheadle, Alec Baldwin, and ... More >>
Fueled by alcohol, Mary Chase's classic comedy shows its enduring charm
Harvey is Mary Chase's 1944 play about the need for companionship and the power of the imagination to combat banality. Elwood P. Dowd is a man who has checked out of reality and opted for pleasantness, hanging out--at bars and other places--with a tall "pooka" in the form of an affable rabbit named ... More >>
If they come out at all. Gone are the days of "Yep, I'm Gay!" magazine covers and grand-scale declarations. Michelangelo Signorile explains that today's gays open the closet door via a casual comment on their blog or a quickie mention in an interview. Why do it like that?
In Broadway's revival of Harvey, Jim Parsons plays a guy who pals around with an invisible rabbit. Well, he's finally addressed the invisible elephant in the room too.
Ryan Murphy is putting together a stellar cast for the long awaited screen version of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, about the struggle to get recognition for AIDS as it devastated the gay community in the early days. Julia Roberts will play the lady doctor who nails the big boys with rage ... More >>
He acts, he sings, and he even talks—with me! By Michael Musto
The best of the Off-Broadway season
Isn't he special? He's Nicholas Gumas, one of the LGBT scholarship winners honored at Live Out Loud, Monday night's benefit at the TimesCenter, which raised $250,000 for their programs and activities. Nicholas is whip-smart, gave a great speech, and is much better dressed than me. Well, he ... More >>
The Broadway revival of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, about the early days of the AIDS crisis, is a powerhouse which I'll tell you more about on Thursday night when it officially opens. Meanwhile, let me recap last night's reception at the theater, where I mixed with various cast members ... More >>
Emmy-nominated The Family Guy featuring Emmy-nominated Seth MacFarlane. For us the joy of the Emmy Nominations, announced this morning, is in the less-well-known categories. We see that there are only two shows, for instance, up for Outstanding Children's Nonfiction Program: Grandpa, Do You Know ... More >>