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 »

Broadway Abuzz With Diversity And Can’t Follow #OscarsSoWhite Come Tony Time by Kevin M. Thomas

With the Tony Award nominations being announced May 3, there is no way they can suffer the same fate as #OscarsSoWhite as almost half of every show that is in consideration has an ethnically diverse cast and creative team. So the color purple  shouldn’t be the only color sparkling come Tony time. The likely leader […] Click to read more »

It’s the Ladies Who Make the Best of “Midnight” and “Day” by Kevin M. Thomas

There might be no better way to spend a day than being transported back in musical history. I caught a matinee of “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” followed by “After Midnight” that evening and by the end of the day, I felt like I was taken back in time. I actually had no […] Click to read more »