Tony Nominated “The Visit” Puts Chita Rivera Back on Top by Kevin M. Thomas

Some things are worth the wait. After a pre-Broadway tryout 14 years ago, John Kander and Fred Ebb’s “The Visit” finally makes it to the Great White Way.  Perhaps a bit shorter than its original Chicago production, but Chita Rivera still remains the lead and is still in good form. The musical icon is up for […] Click to read more »

Terrence McNally’s Play About “Mothers and Sons” Keeps Writer A Master Class Above the Rest by Kevin M. Thomas

Terrence McNally has yet to make a false move in any show he’s brought to the stage. His four Tony Awards are evident of that. His shows often have a gay twist or theme, perhaps with the exception of the book from “Ragtime.” He usually is ahead of the curve in bringing gay social issues […] Click to read more »

Two fresh gay themed shows in time for San Francisco Pride: “Slipping” and “Lips Together, Teeth Apart”

Kevin M. Thomas brings us two new progressive theater options in San Francisco, both at the New Conservatory Theatre Center. “Lips Together, Teeth Apart” was written by Terrence McNally and tells the story of two straight couples who find themselves on the gay inhabited destination known as Fire Island.  While “Slipping” is a four character play […] Click to read more »