Remembering Stonewall: Gay Liberation 50 years on

The goal of the movement should be the erasure of that hostility so that the movement itself is no longer necessary.

What Peaches and What Penumbras! A musical play concludes Whitman at 200

The last big Whitman at 200 event was Oscar Visits Walt, a musical play about the meeting of two gay poets, Oscar Wilde and Walt Whitman.

HYPE MAN: A BREAK-BEAT PLAY (InterAct): Compromise and dialog can work

Idris Goodwin’s play shows how compromise and dialog work better than insults and labels

PASSING STRANGE (Wilma): Youth and rebellion

Youth is the time of our lives when the more adventurous among us follow French poet Arthur Rimbaud’s dictum that “everything we are taught is false.”

Talking ‘Bout A Revolution: Thoughts on seeing LES MIZ at the Academy

Thom Nickels contemplates revolution after seeing LES MIZ at the Academy

THIS IS THE WEEK THAT IS (1812 Productions): New year same targets

Thom Nickels asks why the same people always get satirized.

CAT-A-STROPHE (Fail Better): Looking for a new carpet

Albert Camus once said, “Although the absurd teaches us nothing, it is an ultimate form of progress.”

Yoel “Samuel Beckett” Wulfhart on CAT-A-STROPHE

I’m sitting with playwright Samuel Beckett in a townhouse in Fishtown. I have a lot of questions, the first being how anybody can call themselves Samuel Beckett when the “real” Samuel Beckett died in 1989

EXIT STRATEGY (PTC): Saving the bell

We get to experience the empty pathos around a building demolition in which the faculty come together ostensibly to mourn their old school but instead wind up mourning the people they once were.