Mart Crowley might like Grant James Varjas's new play
Making The Boys--opening today--is Crayton Robey's documentary peering behind Mart Crowley's legendary 1968 play The Boys in the Band and its impact in bringing the world out of the closet in terms of gay life. I'm one of the film's chattering experts, along with Paul Rudnick, Michael Cunn ... More >>
A recap of the 55th annual Village Voice Off-Broadway awards celebration
Prodigal Sons director Kimberly Reed fills me in.
Actually, I never even leave my seat at intermission.
At the Tribeca Film Festival last week, I met one of my icons, Mart Crowley, who wrote The Boys in the Band, the landmark 1960s play about a bunch of East Side gays having a party that leads to fight, tears, and line dances. I pop up in a documentary about the importance of that work (It's called Ma ... More >>
A bunch of gay men come together at a party, where they exchange barbs, do campy dance routines, and make each other cry. Sound like a night at my place? Well, it's actually the plot of The Boys in the Band, Mart Crowley's landmark '60s play, which was made into a fabulously entertaining--and still ... More >>
The Boys in the Band--the seminal (if not semen-al) gay movie from the early days of visibility---will finally be available to entertain and titillate the masses on DVD come November 11. The 1970 film, based on Mart Crowley's blistering 1968 play--brings an assortment of witty, abrasive, yearning ga ... More >>