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  Studio Responsibility Index (SRI) maps quantity, quality, diversity of LGBTQs in films

Los Angeles, CA, May 23, 2019 — GLAAD, the world's largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today released its seventh annual Studio Responsibility Index ( SRI ), a report that maps the quantity, quality, and diversity of ...


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  Second City's Salute to Pride to Bring the Party to UP Comedy Club this June

( CHICAGO, IL - April 3, 2019 ) The Second City is proud to announce the return of The Second City's Salute to Pride, a variety show written and performed entirely by an all-LGBTQ identifying cast. ...


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  Eddie Izzard works Wunderbar in Chicago

Eddie Izzard has built a career on simply being his authentic self in life, comedy and politics. His West End debut came in 1993 with a show called Live at the Ambassadors, then much later followed ...


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  Shout! releasing films for Pride Month

In honor of LGBTQ Pride Month, Shout! Factory is presenting an eclectic slate of movies arriving for the first time on Blu-ray. The films include the drag-queen classic To Wong Foo Thanks For Everything, Julie Newmar ...


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  Queer actor plays gay character in teen comedy 'Booksmart'

Most students take their finals in classrooms. Austin Crute took his in a life-size clamshell. The queer actor was preparing to graduate from NYU while filming his first movie Booksmart, which follows two best friends ( ...


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  SHOWBIZ Matt Bomer, Megan Rapinoe, Tom Ford, MTV Awards, EBTG

Out actor Matt Bomer stars in the movie Papi Chulo, out June 7, a press release noted. The plot focuses on a newly single, gay TV weatherman ( Bomer ) who is put on leave following ...


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  SUMMER THEATER FEATURE Turn up the heat: Summertime LGBTQ theater

We all know that a high percentage of LGBTQ folks are theatergoers, and not just the opera-and-musical-theater queens. ( May they live long and prosper. ) There are opera-and-musical-theater kings as well. Whatever/whomever you are, we ...


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  SUMMER THEATER FEATURE Destination theater: Light up the skies!

Summer is when theater moves outdoors to mate with picnics, wine, sun and stars. Indeed, dozens of Midwest theaters operate only in the summer, and several are destinations all by themselves. Theaters highlighted below all are ...


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  SUMMER THEATER FEATURE Saving precious daylight, Summer theater in Chicago

The days are growing longer and the midyear solstice is only a few weeks away. It must be time for Shakespeare-under-the-stars and pre-show picnics on the green, but as we regard all this wide-awake time we ...


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  Spotlight

"Caged Miami Heat" and "Murder on the Sicilian Express" are the deliciously irresistible titles of The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 3, currently running at Mary's Attic in Andersonville, and presented ( as ever ) ...


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  THEATER REVIEW The Winter's Tale

Playwright: William Shakespeare At: Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St. Tickets: $20-80; GoodmanTheatre.org/thewinterstale. Runs through: June 9 Why The Winter's Tale? Robert Falls may not know. In an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times, director Falls confessed ...


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  THEATER REVIEW The Killing Game

Playwright: Eugene Ionesco, translated by Helen Gary Bishop At: A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells St. Tickets: 312-943-8722; ARedOrchidtheatre.org; $30-$40. Runs through: June 23 In the '50s-'60s, you couldn't escape French-Romanian absurdist playwright Eugene ...


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  Critics' Picks

Late Nite Catechism, Royal George Theatre, open run—On May 26th, Vicki Quade and MariPat Donovan's internationally acclaimed solo show celebrates its 26th-year anniversary with a return to 1993 admission prices for 26 chosen congregants. MSB Noises ...


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  THEATER REVIEW La Havana Madrid

Playwright: Sandra Delgado At: Teatro Vista/Collaboraction at the Den, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets: TheDenTheatre.com; $30-$60. Runs through: June 22 This joint production of the Teatro Vista and Collaboraction theater companies premiered in March 2017 ...


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  THEATER REVIEW The Crowd You're In With

By: Rebecca Gilman At: AstonRep Theatre Company at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. Tickets: 773-828-9129 or AstonRep.com; $25. Runs through: June 16 On its surface, Rebecca Gilman's 2007 drama The Crowd You're In With ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Next to Normal

Book and Lyrics: Brian Yorkey; Music: Tom Kitt. At: Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Ct., Glencoe Tickets: 847-242-6000 or WritersTheatre.org; $35-$80.Runs through: June 16 Writers Theatre in Glencoe scored an artistic coup by luring back director David ...


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  MOMBIAN Princess, maiden fall in love in new children's book

A maiden falls in love with a princess at a multiracial royal court in a delightful new children's book that adds to the growing number of LGBTQ fairy tales. Maiden & Princess—by Daniel Haack and Isabel ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Playwright: adapted by David Catlin from the novel by Mary Shelley At: Lookingglass Theatre Company at the Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. Tickets: LookingglassTheatre.org 312-337-0665; $45-$86. Runs through: Aug. 4 In the season marking the ...


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  THEATER REVIEW The Crowd You're In With

By: Rebecca Gilman At: AstonRep Theatre Company at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. Tickets: 773-828-9129 or AstonRep.com; $25. Runs through: June 16 On its surface, Rebecca Gilman's 2007 drama The Crowd You're In With seems ...


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  Xavier MaatRa on produce company, consulting, other pursuits

Giving back to the community has been the focus of Xavier MaatRa's professional life and that has culminated in the creation of their latest endeavors—Chi City Foods and DAB of Consulting. Xavier ( they prefer to ...


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  Sheila E., Jake Shears, Steve Grand part of Market Days

CHICAGO—The Northalsted Business Alliance ( NBA ) brings the beats to Boystown for this year's Northalsted Market Days, set for Aug. 10-11. The fest returns with five stages of non-stop entertainment, shopping, food and more. Music ...


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  Pride poetry-slam competition June 12

In honor of Chicago's Pride Month, The Blackstone, Center on Halsted and StoryStudio Chicago invite the community to celebrate all things love this June during a slam poetry competition on Wed., June 12. The event will ...


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  New play by Black, Brown teens on coming of age in the age of Trump

MAY 2019, CHICAGO, IL: The ensemble of Black, brown, immigrant, queer, and trans teenagers who developed MAKE AMERICA TEEN ALREADY ( M.A.T.A. ) have come of age in the Trump era - a political moment marked ...


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  Billy Masters

"Yes, I admit I was stalking Lou Pearlman into the bathroom!"—Ashley Parker Angel on how he met Pearlman and got cast on "Making the Band". He also was cast in Lou's private shower videos, but we'll ...


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  BOOK REVIEW Gender Identity: Beyond Pronouns and Bathrooms

by Maria Cook $22.95; Nomad Press; 128 pages What exactly is gender? How does one determine pronouns, for themselves and others? And why, exactly, is the bathroom debate such a big deal? Nomad Press is an ...


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  Jake Shears, Sheila E., Steve Grand part of 2019 Market Days lineup

CHICAGO—The Northalsted Business Alliance ( NBA ) brings the beats to Boystown for this year's Northalsted Market Days, set for Aug. 10-11. The fest returns with five stages of non-stop entertainment, shopping, food and more. Music ...


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  Ani DiFranco talks new memoir at Women & Children First event

Women & Children First hosted a reading and conversation with singer-songwriter and social justice activist Ani DiFranco focused on her new memoir, No Walls and the Recurring Dream, May 10 at Wilson Abbey. Music critic and ...


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  SUMMER MOVIE PREVIEW Summertime brings out the big guns, to no one's surprise

Summer is heating up at the movies and thanks to Avengers: Endgame, things are off to a good start as far as ticket sales. While the Avengers can't go back in time to really face off ...


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  2019 Pride Month Calendar

compiled by PRIDEChicago

JUNE ( various dates, to be announced ) - CENTER ON HALSTED - During Pride Month, the Center will feature a variety of different LGBTQ+ events. 3656 N. Halsted St. in Chicago. www.centeronhalsted.org JUNE ( various ...


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  THEATER REVIEW La Havana Madrid

Playwright: Sandra Delgado At: Teatro Vista/Collaboraction at the Den, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets: TheDenTheatre.com; $30-$60. Runs through: June 22 This joint production of the Teatro Vista and Collaboraction theater companies premiered in March 2017 at ...


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  Author documents straight women on front lines of AIDS crisis

A new book by Chicago author Victoria Noe pays tribute to dozens of unsung heroes of the AIDS/HIV crisis, chronicling myriad contributions from straight women who, since the early '80s, have intervened in numerous capacities to ...


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  SUMMER DANCE FEATURE Ballet to boogie: Summer dance in Chicago

By Johnny Nevin, Kristi Licera and Jonathan Abarbanel

Over the last 35 years, Chicago has developed into one helluva dance town, and things don't slow down in the summer as some dance events move outdoors, just as theater performances do. The chronological listings below ...


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  Correct Arts to present All The World's a Stage, evolution of Chicago theater in art

Artists examine the evolution of Chicago area theaters from past to present ( including vaudeville stages, silent pictures, live performance venues and motion pictures ) to sometimes extinction. Featured theatres include the Auditorium, Aragon, Biograph, Calo, ...


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  THEATER REVIEW La Havana Madrid

Playwright: Sandra Delgado At: Teatro Vista/Collaboraction at the Den, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets: TheDenTheatre.com; $30-$60. Runs through: June 22 This joint production of the Teatro Vista and Collaboraction theater companies premiered in March 2017 at ...


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  Van Ness, Gadsby at Chicago Theatre in June

LGBT celebrities Jonathan Van Ness and comedian Hannah Gadsby will be performing in separate shows at The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., during Pride Month ( June ). Van Ness—a television personality ( Queer Eye ...


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  Advocate premieres homelessness doc

Community advocate Neil Karski debuted his locally produced Faces Uncovered: Shattered Lives—about Chicagoans experiencing homelessness—at an event held May 16 at Center on Halsted's Hoover-Leppen Theater. Karski, who is founder of the local organization Street Samaritans, ...


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  Award-winning Songwriter, LGBTQ Activist Justin Tranter Gives Back To Alma Mater

When Justin Tranter was a student at The Chicago Academy for the Arts, they started an AIDS benefit, a student-run variety show that helped raise awareness and advocacy for HIV/AIDS. Twenty-one years later, the annual event ...


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  'Stonewall' exhibit talks, performances on May 22-25

Talks related to the Wrightwood 659 exhibit "About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art" will take place May 22-25 at the gallery, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave. The exhibit itself will run May 22-July 20. The ...


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  Kokandy Productions announces casting for Head Over Heels

CHICAGO ( May 15, 2019 ) — Kokandy Productions is pleased to announce casting for its Chicago premiere of the bold new musical comedy Head Over Heels featuring songs by The Go-Go's, based on The Arcadia ...


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  THEATER REVIEW The Winter's Tale

Playwright: William Shakespeare At: Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St.. Tickets: $20-80; GoodmanTheatre.org/thewinterstale. Runs through: June 9 Why The Winter's Tale? Robert Falls may not know. In an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times, director Falls confessed ...


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  Megan Hilty sings Smash hits at the Goodman gala

Tony Award nominee Megan Hilty has had some unforgettable performances in the past with Glinda the Good Witch in Wicked and as Doralee Rhodes in 9 to 5: The Musical. As Ivy Lynn in the NBC ...


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  Bordowitz, 'Nureyev' at Siskel in May

Two May events at the Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., focus on members of the LGBT community. On Friday, May 17, at 7 p.m., artist/activist/professor Gregg Bordowitz will present two films: the 1989 Marlon ...


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  THEATER The Secret of the Biological Clock

Playwright: Andie Arthur At: Eclectic Full Contact Theatre at the Athenaeum, 2936 N. Southport Ave. Tickets: Eclectic-theatre.com 773-935-6860; $25-$30. Runs through: June 2 Don't be fooled by the title: This is not another grim grown-up ...


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  Cirque du Soleil to perform at Soldier Field

Tuesday, May 14 — Chicago, IL — To mark the arrival of Cirque du Soleil's latest spellbinding production, VOLTA, in Chicago, more than 60 men and women, including many Chicagoans, pushed more than 100 supporting poles ...


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  Printers Row Lit Fest to include "Year of Chicago Theatre" in June

CHICAGO, IL ( May 14, 2019 ) — The 35th annual Printers Row Lit Fest, presented by the Near South Planning Board, is proud to announce its participating authors and programming highlights. The much-anticipated 2019 Printers ...


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  Steppenwolf Theatre to present Ms. Blakk for President special events

CHICAGO ( May 14, 2019 ) — Steppenwolf Theatre Company and LookOut announce conversations and events designed to enrich the experience of audiences around Ms. Blakk for President, a new work by ensemble members Tina Landau ...


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  Lavender Scare tells of government's hunt for LGBTQs in the federal workforce on PBS

ARLINGTON, VA — Narrated by Glenn Close and featuring the voices of Cynthia Nixon, Zachary Quinto, T. R. Knight and David Hyde Pierce, The Lavender Scare tells the little-known story of an unrelenting campaign by the ...


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  SHOWBIZ Robin Roberts, 'Wicked Fun,' Fox shows, rock band Thunderpussy

Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts is receiving a special honor at the 2019 NBA Awards, Extra reported. Roberts will be honored with the Sager Strong Award—given to a trailblazer who exemplifies courage, faith, compassion and ...


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  Spotlight on The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes

"Caged Miami Heat" and "Murder on the Sicilian Express" are the deliciously irresistible titles of The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 3 currently running at Mary's Attic in Andersonville, and presented ( as ever ) ...


Critics-Picks

  Critics' Picks

Late Nite Catechism, Royal George Theatre, open run—On May 26th, Vicki Quade and MariPat Donovan's internationally acclaimed solo show celebrates its 26th-year anniversary with a return to 1993 admission prices for 26 chosen congregants. MSB Admissions, ...


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  Chicago Alternative Comics Expo at Center on Halsted June 1 and 2

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — During the first weekend of June, Center on Halsted, an LGBT community center located in Chicago's Boystown neighborhood, plays host to the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo ( CAKE ). The free event is ...


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  'Two Dykes and a Mic' on May 14-15

Rachel Scanlon and Mckenzie Goodwin will host the live stand-up comedy show "Two Dykes and a Mic" on May 14-15, at 8 p.m., at Under The Gun Theater, 956 W. Newport Ave. "Two Dykes' has been ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Undeniable Sound of Right Now

Playwright: Laura Eason At: Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. Tickets: 773-338-2177; RavenTheatre.com; $43. Runs through: June 16 "There was a time when music mattered more than anything," laments Hank. It's 1992 and Hank—not yet 50—has ...


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  THEATER August Rush: The Musical

Book & Lyrics: Glen Berger; Music & Lyrics: Mark Mancina. At: Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena August Rush: The Musical is a major occasion for the Paramount Theatre in Aurora. It's the venue's first world-premiere ...


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  Chicago Gay Men's Chorus to present Stonewalled: 50 Queer Years May 17-19

CHICAGO, May 9, 2019 — Chicago Gay Men's Chorus presents their annual spring show Stonewalled: 50 Queer Years. The show will be performed May 17-19, 2019 at three different venues in the Chicagoland area. Stonewalled is ...


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  Lyric's 'West Side Story' through June 2

Lyric Opera's new co-production of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's West Side Story—featuring nearly 100 artists from Chicago and across the country—will take place at the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Dr., through June 2. ...


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  Karen Mason's cabaret in May

Broadway star Karen Mason will debut her new show, "Karen Mason: For the First Time," May 17-18 at 7:30 p.m. and May 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Cabaret Room at Drury Lane, 100 Drury Ln., ...


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  Billy Masters

"There's a whole lot of sins that will keep you out of the kingdom of God. Here's just a sample: Sexually immoral can't get in; idolaters can't get in; adulterers can't get in. Men who practice ...


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  'Moonlight,' 'Wonder Woman' part of summer film series

The Millennium Park Summer Film Series will offer a lineup of classic and recent movie selections on Tuesdays, June 4-Aug. 20, at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & ...


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  THEATER REVIEW The Children

Playwright: Lucy Kirkwood At: Steppenwolf Theatre Company, 1650 N. Halsted St. Tickets: 312-335-1650; Steppenwolf.org; $20-$99. Runs through: June 9 The hubris of humanity is to believe that each generation leaves the world a better place ...


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  THEATER REVIEW West Side Story

Book: Arthur Laurents; Music: Leonard Bernstein; Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim At: Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Dr. Tickets: 312-827-5600 or LyricOpera.org; $29-$219. Runs through: June 2 West Side Story shares a problem with other hit ...


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  The Annoyance Theatre presents: "Steamworks: The Musical"

Chicago IL - May 7th 2019. The Annoyance Theatre is proud to bring back the summertime hit, "Steamworks: The Musical" with updated songs and additional characters for a modern view of its campy, comedy classic. A ...


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  STAYCATION REVIEW The Langham Chicago

The Langham Chicago ( 330 N. Wabash St.; http://www.langhamhotels.com/en/the-langham/chicago/ ) has earned plaudits from various publications, including five stars from Forbes. However, I checked out this place to see if it's really worth the money. —Location: ...


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  SHOWBIZ 'Pose,' Julia Roberts, Jonas Brothers, Madonna

Season two of the groundbreaking FX drama Pose will debut Tuesday, June 11, a press release touted. Pose is a drama spotlighting the legends, icons and ferocious house mothers of New York's underground ball culture, a ...


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  Megan Mullally and Stephanie Hunt rock out as Nancy and Beth May 7

Actresses Megan Mullally and Stephanie Hunt are hitting the road as the band Nancy and Beth. The two met while making the indie film Somebody Up There Likes Me and discovered a music partnership together. The ...


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  Madonna at Chicago Theatre Oct. 15-17, 21

In what is being billed as a series of intimate concert experiences, Madonna will perform four shows Oct. 15-17 and 21 at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St. Madonna is the best-selling female solo touring ...


SPOTLIGHT

  SPOTLIGHT

A little girl with special powers, who loves books and storytelling, is unappreciated by her dysfunctional, telly-addicted family and bullied at school—as are ALL the children—by the ferocious, towering headmistress, Miss Trunchbull ( a drag role ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Mad Beat Hip and Gone

Playwright: Steven Dietz At: The Edge Off Broadway, 1133 W. Catalpa Ave. Tickets: PrometheanTheatre.org. Runs through: June 2 There is still something utterly compelling about the Beat Poets of the middle of the 20th century and ...


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  ART Jonathan David Katz on curating revolutionary 'Stonewall' exhibit

On Wed., May 22, Wrightwood 659 will launch "About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art"—a major new exhibition marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion. Jonathan David Katz, Ph.D.—who, in 2016, co-curated "Art AIDS ...


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  ART Derrick Woods-Morrow collecting underwear for exploration of labor, play

Queer artist Derrick Woods-Morrow wants your underwear. Clean, dirty, new or heavily worn—it doesn't matter to him; he's more interested in the work you put in while wearing them. For the last two months, Woods-Morrow ( ...


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  Randy Rainbow in town June 1

Openly gay comedian, singer and actor Randy Rainbow will bring his national "Randy Rainbow Live!" theater tour to Thalia Hall on Saturday, June 1, 2019. There are now two shows, at 6 and 9 p.m. A ...


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  ART Magalie Guerin showing her unique art in Elmhurst

Wicker Park resident and queer artist Magalie Guerin is bringing her work to the Elmhurst Art Museum this summer. The exhibition is titled "With a Capital P: Selections by Six Painters" and presents the curations of ...


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  THEATER REVIEW One for the Road

Playwright: Leonard House At: Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: GreenhouseTheater.org; $22-$40. Runs through: June 2 Set in 1970s Chicago, and staunchly realistic, One for the Road has much to recommend in its structure, ...


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  MOVIES Non-binary actor Asia Kate Dillon talks 'John Wick 3,' 'Billions'

Asia Kate Dillon is known for the role of Taylor Mason on the Showtime series Billions, earning a Critics' Choice Television Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. When submitting for an Emmy ...


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  MOVIES Wing man Ralph Fiennes on his Nureyev biopic 'The White Crow'

Ralph Fiennes didn't need a magic spell to bring gay ballet icon Rudolf Nureyev back to life. Instead, the actor/director relied on the talents of Ukrainian dancer-turned-actor Oleg Ivenko in dramatizing a pivotal chapter in Nureyev's ...







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