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larry kramer

Larry Kramer died in his Manhatten home yesterday at age 84. His husband David Webster said he died of pneumonia. The best-selling author of Faggots became one of the most controversial and outspoken AIDS activists in the early 80s. Larry Kramer never hesitated to call it as he saw it. Incensed by the lack of …

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The Australia Council for the Arts has announced millions in grants for local artists and arts organisations hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis. The Council’s new Resilience Fund will provide around $5 million in funding to those in the creative arts sector during the pandemic. Australia Council CEO Adrian Collette said the arts funding body …

Witold Sadowy Poland

Witold Sadowy, a legend of Polish theatre as well as a movie actor and respected theatre critic and journalist recently came out as gay. He outed himself after turning 100 on 7 January this year. Witold Sadowy lost both his father and brother in the Warsaw Uprising of 1944 when the Polish Home Army unsuccessfully …

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Religious protesters rallying outside a theatre production of the Rocky Horror Show have gone viral thanks to a gay couple’s response to their bigotry. The protesters were reportedly from the nearby Zion Tabernacle Protestant Evangelical Church in the English city of Chester. They slammed the Story House Theatre’s production as “vile” and “unholy, sexual and …

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Tucked away behind the Uniting Church in New Farm lives Nash Theatre. The award-winning community theatre company delivers show-stopping productions for over two decades. Nash Theatre’s Australia-first production of Scott Elmegreen and Drew Fornarola’s bisexual-themed stage play Straight opens later this month. The play follows Ben (Tyler Harris), a 26-year-old who likes beer, sport, girlfriend …

Steven Oliver From Darkness

Writer Steven Oliver’s new play From Darkness is “the kind of storytelling experience that will take audiences from tears to belly-laughs all in the space of 70 minutes,” says La Boite CEO and Artistic Director Todd MacDonald. From Darkness is a gripping, darkly funny drama about a spiritual force and a family’s need to connect …

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Revel this September as Brisbane Festival 2019 will explode across the city. The festival features a thrilling program of theatre, music, dance, circus, opera, the return of Treasury Brisbane Arcadia and Sunsuper Riverfire. A premier international event, Brisbane Festival is the biggest event of its kind in Queensland with over a million people coming together …

theatre star Todd Mckenney outs Simon Gallaher

Theatre producer and star Simon Gallaher and his wife have reportedly split following fellow stage star Todd McKenney’s revelation last year that he and Gallaher dated for several years. McKenney revealed in a JOY FM radio interview last August that he dated singer and musical theatre producer Simon Gallaher for five years, and Gallaher went …

Two women visiting Bangkok meet in a karaoke bar in the dazzling tourist mecca’s party district and fall in love in Neon Tiger, the laugh-filled musical love story opening at Brisbane’s La Boite Theatre Company. A trio of Australia’s boldest theatre talents combine to bring to the stage their love child, the result of an …

theatre star Todd Mckenney outs Simon Gallaher

Entertainer Todd McKenney has been slammed for revealing an ex-boyfriend of his went on to marry and have children with his sister. The veteran theatre performer made the revelation on LGBTIQ radio station Joy 94.9’s Word For Word podcast hosted by Ben Norris. McKenney said he has “a weird relationship” with his sister, Lisa, as …

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