Alan Turing The Musical : the tale of a queer wartime hero and gay icon

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  We are often very surprised about how and where composers chose their subject matters when creating a new musical.  So far it’s been The First Lady of Argentina,  a TS Elliot poetry  book about cats, and Tim Rice even based one of his on a game of Chess. Now Joel Goodman & Jan Osborne … Continue reading

Fabulett : A queer one-person musical featuring music, ideas and lives classified as ‘degenerate’ by the Nazis

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  Berlin, February 1933, the new German leadership orders the closure of all cabarets. But Felix, the emcee of the depraved Fabulett, still has a story to tell. He has felt different all his life – as a son, as a soldier, and as a lover – and now has to abandon the only place … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Andrew Hebden reviews George Takei making his West End Debut In ALLEGIANCE

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Allegiance ★★★★ Charing Cross Theatre, London Last year this critic learned about the tragedy of the partition of India from DIsney’s Ms Marvel. This year it was time to learn about the scandal of the US internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans in World War II from George Takei’s Allegiance. So far, it’s two points to … Continue reading

First look at DIVA: Live from Hell

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  Since this new delightful music video landed in our intray this morning it seems like the whole Queerguru has Cheshire cat-like grins. Its  Luke Bayer performing the title number from “DIVA: Live From Hell!” ahead of the show’s UK premiere at London’s Turbine Theatre later this summer The setting is the Seventh Circle – hell’s … Continue reading

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