RuPaul’s Drag Race ‘Werq the World’ touches down in San Diego

In a few weeks you’ll be able to see your favorite drag performers from RuPaul’s Drag Race on stage at the Spreckels Theatre sashaying and strutting in gowns and glitter in Werq the World. The tour is the brainchild of producer Brandon Voss but as he explains it, the idea really came from one of […]

Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper’s Kinky Boots returns to San Diego!

The award-winning musical’s message of love and acceptance for all is now more important than ever. Kinky Boots, the multiple Tony Award winning show written by Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein, will be coming back to San Diego at the Civic Theatre. The show will be here for only six performances from Thursday March 9 […]

National tour of ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ debuts in San Diego

Euan Morton talks about his role as the genderqueer Hedwig Robinson Hedwig and the Angry Inch became a cult hit back in 1998 when it premiered Off Broadway with James Cameron Mitchell playing the title role. Mitchell also wrote the show’s story, with music and lyrics written by Stephen Trask. Its successful Off Broadway run […]

Disney’s Newsies, Broadway’s smash hit musical, lands in San Diego May 31

In 1992 Walt Disney Studios released its first live action musical since Pete’s Dragon’s release in 1977. Newsies starred relatively unknown child actors, Christian Bale (Batman) and David Moscow (Big) and a few well-known adult actors Robert Duvall (The Judge), Ann Margaret (Bye Bye Birdie) and Bill Pullman (Independence Day). The original songs were penned […]

Meet Janis Ian

The musical force behind chart-topping hits “Society’s Child” and “At Seventeen” provides a glimpse at her playlist for her San Diego concert, her career, Bill Cosby and history’s arc A telling story. Sunday, Nov. 26, 1967, Janis Ian, formerly Janis Eddy Fink, was asleep backstage on the set of the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. She […]

Meet Henry Gamble: Gay, Christian and about to have one hell of a 17th birthday party!

Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party is a picture, above all else, about conversions: religious, moral, sexual and familial. Henry, our handsome, young protagonist, is about to spend his 17th birthday with his friends, both religious and secular, his parents and their church friends – the “adults” – at a pool party of his parent’s making. The […]

Play Ball!

America’s Finest City Softball League celebrates 35 years of LGBT acceptance and inclusion in sports It’s that time of the year again. Time for Americans to flock to the nation’s ballparks to enjoy a good old fashioned baseball game, indulge in hot dogs and cracker jacks and root for the home team. While sports fans […]

Queer Style: dapperQ’s Anita Dolce Vita on the new frontier of fashion

Jayden Smith’s breakthrough moment has arrived. Thanks to a Louis Vuitton fashion campaign, this gender-fluid fashion rock star, son to actor Will Smith, isn’t just a symbol of a new, sexually uninhibited generation, he’s an expression of a growing awareness in fashion that gender constraints no longer make sense whether it be in models, marketing […]

Trans indie rocker Isley Reust: Turning dreams into reality

“Isley Reust is a Los Angeles based actress, musician and producer. Isley is a transgender woman who is breaking boundaries in the music and TV world. She has a guest role in the new movie Mother’s Day staring Sharon Stone, Courtney Cox, Christina Ricci and Selma Blair coming out in 2016. Isley is also the […]

Now I know we’re not in Kansas!

Meet Dorothy and Scarecrow from the new production of The Wizard of Oz landing in San Diego March 15 What can one say about The Wizard of Oz that hasn’t been said already? The film premiered in 1939 starring a very young Judy Garland, who was not the first choice, in fact it is said […]

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