Hot Sheet: Great and Powerful

The top 10 entertainment highlights on our gaydar this week: James Franco sends us to the movies, a gay country star has a new album, and SXSW gets queer.



9. THEATER: The Whale
Tired of gay stereotypes and wall of abs theater? Naked Boys Singing this ain't. Since the death of his boyfriend, morbidly obese 600 pound Charlie has confined himself to his small Idaho apartment and is eating himself to oblivion. With his health quickly failing, Charlie becomes desperate to reconnect with Ellie, his estranged and angry teenage daughter whom he has not seen in 17 years. Samuel D. Hunter's play has been nominated for a GLAAD Media Award. At South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, Calif., March 10 through March 31.

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