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Does the World Really Need a Mr. Rogers Drag Queen Musical Right Now?

The new Mr. Rogers documentary is currently getting rave reviews over at the Ritz East in Old City. Meanwhile, a very different kind of Mr. […]

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In Arden Theatre’s Cabaret—Garter Belts, Nipples, and Oh, Yes… Nazis

Wilkommen back, Cabaret… though it seems you were only just here. Indeed, it’s been less than six months since the last tour docked briefly at […]

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Faces of the Fringe

The 19th annual Fringe Festival kicks off tonight and will run through September 19th with over 100 performances from international theater troupes and local art-scene movers […]

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Opera Philadelphia Has Found Its Queer Beard

“I bought some nail polish, so if you’re stressed, you can do your hands and do your toes.” This is what Opera Philadelphia‘s newest director […]

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The Bearded Ladies Bringing Hoedowns to PHS Beer Gardens in July

Local cabaret troupe the Bearded Ladies are about to set out on a mini tour around the city to bring their song-and-dance shenanigans to some of Pennsylvania Horticultural […]

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WATCH: First-Ever Drag Show at National Constitution Center

Yesterday evening, the National Constitution Center held a grand opening celebration for the opening of its first LGBT exhibit, “Speaking Out for Equality.” The event drew […]

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Constitution Center Gets Its First-Ever Drag Performance

The National Constitution Center is going all out for Pride month, with it’s first-ever LGBT exhibit and tonight, at the exhibit’s grand opening celebration, a drag […]

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A Sneak Peek at Opera Philadelphia’s 2015-16 Season

Opera Philadelphia announces their 2015-16 season today, and we’ve got a first-hand preview of the divas and divos they are bringing to town to belt […]

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Man Crush Monday: Natalie Hope McDonald

Every week, Philly gay gents share their local picks for Man Crush Monday. This week, G Philly matriarch, local journalist and fine artist Natalie Hope […]

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8 Gay Things to Do in Philly This Week: Drive-In Movie Nights, Warhol Operas, Brave New Voices and More

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WATCH: The New York Times Captures Philly’s Bastille Day Celebration On Tape

Yesterday we shared photos from this weekend’s 20th annual Bastille Day celebration at Eastern State Penitentiary, but The New York Times showed us up by putting […]

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21 #GayPhilly Instagrams You Need to See This Week: Mother Theresa, Father Dito, and an Enlightening Lesson On How to Wear a Speedo

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3 Philly LGBT Groups Win Knight Arts Grants

The Knight Foundation just announced that 19 local arts organizations and artists will receive sizable funding for future artistic endeavors, and three on the list are LGBT […]

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Two Philly LGBT Theater Troupes Receive Big Arts Grants

Christmas came early (late?) for a few arty Philly folks last night, when the Cultural Alliance doled out $90,000 in grants to 62 arts groups […]

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Theatre Exile Debuts “Cock”

Bearded Ladies founder John Jarboe is taking a hiatus from the cabaret scene to co-star in Theatre Exile‘s latest, Cock, an intense, Oliver-winning drama written […]