“The Prom” is a new musical and it’s about lesbians and we need to talk about it right now.
Every song on this playlist is a little push forward for you, reminding you that you are perfect just as you are. Now go out there and live loud just like a musical theatre enthusiast should!
“There is nothing I love more than sharing a deafeningly silent, poignant moment with 300 other audience members; grinning wide through a rousing musical number that makes me want to stand and cheer; or tearing up at a matinee with the gray-haired woman seated beside me.”
Uzo Aduba drops from the heavens into our dreams. Queen Latifah releases her inner glam stud. A very green Ozian vogue ball makes us gag. And rising star, Shanice Williams, steals our feminist hearts.
I never even thought there’d be a role in a musical for a masculine-of-center woman and then “Fun Home” made history, but it was already so much more to me.
A little over halfway through, an unexpected twist sends the expected story careening off the rails. I don’t want to spoil it for you, so I’ll just tell you this: I wish I brought tissues.
Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues) is back with a new musical play, Emotional Creature, featuring fictional monologues and stories inspired by girls around the globe.
So you are filling out job applications, medical forms, changing your address on every account you possess, applying to the Peace Corps or any number of things that require you to write the same thing over and over and over and over and over and over and over again. Here is your playlist.
It’s 1956 and the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are having their annual quiche breakfast. “No men. No meat. Just manners.”
“I dated men and women, though lesbians weren’t feeling the bisexual thing. Now I’m in love with a woman I think I can be with forever.”
Because it’s easier to whine about the winners when you know what you’re talking about.
Even if you don’t love Barbra Streisand but appreciate awkward moments, you’ll love this.
Musical theater songs with lyrics and/or music by women for all of your moods, especially if your mood is “obscure.”
I dreamed a dream in time gone by…
You too can throw your very own Broadway revue right here at home!!
In NYC for the holidays? Check out this new Off-Broadway series of hilarious and touching plays on the theme of gay marriage.
Let’s get real deep right now into some hard-core musical theater appreciation.
Daily Fix: Adam Lambert’s gorgeous new gaaayy song, “Outlaws of Love,” Gaga co-hosts The View, Miley Cyrus is REALLY into the gays, Julie Goldman & Brandy Howard tell hilarious stories for 3 hours, plus details on the new RENT revival.
And by “gay,” I mean “full of gay men.” But still really good.
A super cute 11-year-old girl sings “For Good” from Wicked!