Quintessential “Cage” Stands Feathers and Bangles Above the Flock

by Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev  “La Cage aux Folles” returns to San Francisco. Again. Yes it was here last year. Yes it’s been a Tony winner on Broadway and has been revived on Broadway twice in the past decade. It seems whoever was going to see “La Cage” would have seen it already. While those […] Click to read more »

July’s Theatre Remains Hot and Gay All Around the Bay

by Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev Bay Area musicals are keeping the theatre scene hot, making for a nice refugee from the heat and an ideal staycation. San Jose brings back the laugh-your-ass off musical as it sports the return of “The Book of Mormon,” to Broadway San Jose through July 23, 2017. It was such […] Click to read more »

“Debbie Does” Cock Blocking as She Preps for SF Version of “Dallas” Musical

by Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev Nancy French has been seen in so many drag productions that some might be surprised she’s a natural born woman. Often cast as the comedic sidekick to bigger than life drag queens like D’Arcy Drollinger, it’s hard to believe that French was born female. Some might take exception to that […] Click to read more »

LA’s Outfest Hits the Right Chord with Musicals

By Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev Outfest starts July 6 and there’s quite a variety of offerings in this 10 day LGBT Los Angeles film festival. Musicals seem to be well represented. One might think most were inspired by the success of “La La Land,” but obviously these movies were well underway before that movie came […] Click to read more »

Provocative New Podcast about Gay Men Broadcasts LIVE to Kick Off Gay Pride in NYC!

The podcast, TALK ABOUT GAY SEX that launched at the beginning of 2017 has grown exponentially with listeners across the country and abroad. Host, Steve V. Rodriguez says he is thrilled with the response he’s received from listeners who have not been shy with their praise and feedback. “It’s funny, because I had this idea […] Click to read more »

TOM OF FINLAND, the Film Places the Man Behind the Scenes into the Forefront of His Iconic Homoerotica

By Steve V. Rodriguez The new film, TOM OF FINLAND is a thoroughly engaging epic film that spans the life of a man who may have created the most iconic homoerotic art of our time. Known to most gay men, an arguably most gay millennials today,Touko Laaksonen aka Tom of Finland’s art always elicits favorable […] Click to read more »

SF’s Frameline Film Festival Has Diversity, Variety and Brilliance

by Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev The race is on…. The 41st annual Frameline Film Festival, offering tons of LGBTQ film options in the Bay Area, is here June 15-25, 2017. It’s a race to me as the minute the titles were announced, I spend almost every waking hour watching films so I can include some highlights in […] Click to read more »

“Priscilla” Still Tasty in Regional SF Production

by Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev The latest production by Theatre Rhinoceros is a bold choice. But since the theatre company is celebrating its 40 year anniversary and is still the longest running LGBT theatre in the world, some times bold can be beautiful. Their latest production, “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert,” has a cult following […] Click to read more »

RIP: Grandma’s Dinner Theatre Has Been Reincarnated as the Hip Rockwell Table & Stage

by Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev One would have thought that Dinner Theatre died in Boca Raton Florida with blue haired old ladies and its second rate actors trying to make an honest buck. LA’s Rockwell Table & Stage has not only resurrected the art of a meal and a show, but has taken it from […] Click to read more »