Rocketman: The Elton John Story

In the new film “Rocketman,” which opened last week and is now playing in metro Atlanta area theaters, Taron Egerton plays legendary musician Elton John. The film covers John’s life as he grows up and becomes a...

“The Cake” Takes the Atlanta Stage

Little did playwright Bekah Brunstetter know that when she penned the first draft of her play “The Cake” that — years later — its themes would feel like front page news. Currently running at Horizon Theatre, th...

“Cruel Intentions” Musical Hits Atlanta Stage

It was a notable hit when it came out — and now “Cruel Intentions,” celebrating its 20th anniversary, comes to town next week in a new guise of a stage musical with all its campiness and sexual hijinks intact. ...

“La Traviata” Returns to ATL for Final Performance

He’s performed across the country, but Atlanta has always been a significant city for him. Alan Higgs returns to Atlanta Opera this week as the company closes its 2018-2019 season with the universally adored “L...

Atlanta’s Newest Gay Newscaster

Before the likes of Robin Roberts, Anderson Cooper and others, Thomas Roberts made history as the first network anchor to come out.That was back in the day when he worked at CNN in Atlanta. He moved away no...

Films to Watch This Spring

With a much-anticipated musical drama about a legendary gay performer on the way as well as some compelling indies, this spring and summer should suitably satisfy LGBTQ viewers.All eyes will be on May’s “Ro...

“I Love to Eat” Debuts in Atlanta

He’s regarded as one of the great names in the culinary world, with annual awards named after him, but not many people know the story of James Beard’s life. The just-opened “I Love to Eat,” being presented by T...

Atlanta Film Festival Highlights LGBTQ Films

Between the Atlanta Film Festival and “Sorry Angel,” LGBTQ fare is plentiful the next few weeks in local cinemas.Opening next week, the Atlanta Film Festival has its usual Pink Peach track, made up of six n...

LGBTQ Outcasts and Icons on the Big Screen

Two gay-themed films open in the ATL this week, one a quiet, absorbing drama about how a friendship changes perhaps forever over the course of an evening and the other an enthralling narrative feature about an ...

“I Am My Own Wife” Hits the Atlanta Theatre Stage

Out Front Theatre Company makes history this week with its production of Doug Wright’s award-winning play “I Am My Own Wife.” It stars Peter Smith, the first trans performer to ever tackle the central role....