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Jerker, or The Helping Hand: A Pornographic Elegy with Redeeming Social Value and a Hymn to the Queer Men of San Francisco in Twenty Telephone Calls, Many of Them Dirty

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  Jerker, or The Helping Hand: A Pornographic Elegy with Redeeming Social Value and a Hymn to the Queer Men of San Francisco in Twenty Telephone Calls, Many of Them Dirty (commonly known simply as Jerker) is a 1986 one-act play by Robert Chesley. The two-character play traces the relationship that develops between a disabled Vietnam veteran, J. … Continue reading



Its time for NUNSENSE AMEN!

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  Now that the Lockdown restrictions are being lifted across the US at least, theaters are beginning to open up again.   Including the Epiphinay Theater in Fort Lauderdale who are about to mount a new production of Nunsense Amen. When the original version opened on Off-Broadway in 1985 for four days at Manhattan‘s Duplex and remained … Continue reading



Courtney Act has re-opened a London theatre starring in a ‘Dragatha Christie’ murder mystery”

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  Courtney Act first burst on to US TV Screens in season six of Ru Paul’s Drag Race, but by then the dragqueen/singer was already quite famous in her native Australia.  She first came to prominence competing on the first season of Australian Idol in 2003 which landed her a recording contract with Sony.   Courtney may not … Continue reading



Join Queen Jesus for a revolutionary queer ritual for these life-changing times.

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  In 2009, Scottish playwright Jo Clifford performed the first production of her new play, The Gospel According to Jesus Queen of Heaven, in a tiny Glasgow theatre. She played the role of Jesus come back to earth from her own perspective, as a trans woman. … A decade later, the play is still being performed. “Going to see … Continue reading



The Provincetown Theater : The Show Must Go On(line)

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  The Provincetown Theater hailed as ‘the birthplace of modern American Theater’ got a sharp injection of adrenaline when Obie Award winning actor/playwright/director/author DAVID DRAKE took over as Artistic Director a few years ago. He has helmed  a series of critically acclaimed productions that have not only re-established the theater’s reputation but taken it back … Continue reading



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