Celebrating Shakespeare’s Birthday with some queer & gender productions of his work online

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  To celebrate William Shakespeare’s April 26th birthday (he’s not quite 500 yet!) here are some great queer and gender productions of some of his finest plays available to view online Brit queer director Phyllida Lloyd mounted an  all-female trilogy of plays comprising Julius Caesar, Henry IV and The Tempest  playing at London’s Donmar Warehouse … Continue reading

Gender-Bending Fashions at Bostons Museum of Fine Arts

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A new exhibition currently on at the Museum for Fine Arts in Boston beautifully shows that when it comes to fashion, gender-bending is not new at all and  has actually been around for the over a century.  The Exhibit os presenting the work of groundbreaking contemporary designers—including Rad Hourani, Jean Paul Gaultier, Alessandro Michele for … Continue reading

Gender Bending on Broadway

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He may not exactly be a Jennifer ……Holliday or Hudson ….. but Tituss Burgess, the star of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt can still send shivers tingling down our spine with his live performance of the Dreamgirls showstopper “And I Am Telling You”.   The video captured him as one of the stars of last years #BroadwayBackwards which is an annual celebration of … Continue reading

Macbeth (of the Oppressed)

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There are seemingly endless ways to play any of Shakespeare’s great classic dramas and NY gets to see yet another interpretation of his Scottish tragedy Macbeth this Fall.  Fab Marquee Productions are presenting Macbeth (of the Oppressed) at The 14th Street Y which will feature two real-life husbands in the starring roles, and with most of … Continue reading

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