The American Theatre Wing and Broadway League has announced the nominations for the 73rd Annual Tony Awards, with some LGBTQ-friendly shows snagging nominations, reported Gay Star News. The Prom, a musical a...
When gay playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney came to Atlanta and the Alliance Theatre with his play “In the Red and Brown Water” back in 2008, he was still a playwright on the rise. That’s certainly not the case anymore.
His new “Choir Boy” is a New York rage and the show – a joint production between the Manhattan Theatre Club, where it bowed in August, and the Alliance Theatre, where it has just opened – has become a critical darling.
Not only is the upcoming 2013-2014 local theater season packed with LGBT themed and LGBT friendly productions, but it’s a season that’s longer than perhaps any other on record. Aurora Theatre began its fall season this summer with “Les Miserables” and now everyone else is catching up and unveiling their openers.
The big news at the Alliance Theatre is Barry Manilow’s revisited musical “Harmony” – the story of a boy band in ‘30s Germany, half of whom were Jewish, who were disbanded by the Nazi party – but it’s far from the only offering from the company.