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Theatre Review: “The Winslow Boy”

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This is often described as (closeted) gay British writer Terrence Rattigan’s best play, and based on the production currently at the Roundabout, I’m definitely inclined to agree. In July 1912, young cadet Ronnie Winslow is expelled from naval school for stealing – a crime he believably claims he didn’t commit – which proves to have an immense effect on his family. Though they defend his innocence with all of their might, will their sacrifices clear his name? Are their sacrifices, in the final analysis, really worth it?

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Opera Review: “Two Boys”

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Nico Muhly’s music for his opera Two Boys is often shimmeringly beautiful, and the opera’s themes are intriguing. Unfortunately, those themes are given only a surface treatment – as a piece of music Two Boys is very satisfying, but as drama very unsatisfying.

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The new Bronx LGBTQ Center Halloween Costume Ball this Tuesday at Vlada in NYC

Bronx LGBTQ Halloween Costume Ball

The new Bronx LGBTQ Center invites you to kick-off Halloween a little bit early this year with their inaugural Halloween Costume Ball which will be held this Tuesday, October 29th from 6:00-10:00pm at Vlada Lounge NYC.

The event will not only help raise funds needed to help the organization grow; but it will also draw awareness about its mission and the services it is already providing to LGBTQ youth, individuals, couples, and elder residents of The Bronx and surrounding neighborhoods, as well as plans for expanded services, programs, initiatives, and coverage.

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Cabaret Review: Marilyn Maye

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There is simply nobody remotely like this overpoweringly amazing cabaret singer. It might not be an exaggeration to call her the best jazz cabaret singer in the world. She’s certainly the last great performer in that style of her generation, still in astonishingly full command of her vocal powers. And at 54 Below right now, she’s turning her towering talent exclusively to showtunes. Lucky us!

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Trying to answers questions about gay marriage in New Jersey

New Jersey gay marriage question and answers

New Jersey became the 14th state to allow gay marriage this week, as GaySocialites.com’s Susan Hollander reported last week.

Decided by the courts, the sudden arrival of marriage equality in the Garden State left many questions unanswered.  The Associated Press tried to answer some of those quandaries:

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