Hot Sheet: Forget the Evil Queen, What About the Prince?

Our top 10 entertainment and events highlights this week include Dolly Parton, Gore Vidal, Dustin Lance Black, and Maleficent, which features Brenton Thwaites as Prince Phillip.



5. THEATER: Pride Performance Series
Chicago’s About Face Theatre marks Pride Month with this series, which kicks off Monday with Michael Urie (Ugly Betty, Partners) and his real-life partner, Ryan Spahn, starring in Jonathan Tolins’s The Last Sunday in June, about a gay couple contemplating the future of their relationship as the Pride parade passes by. Other entries in the series: Lesbians & Literature, June 10, a panel discussion of the topic along with performances; Abraham Lincoln Was a F*gg*t by Bixby Elliott, June 13, involving time travel, road trips, young love, and a crazed First Lady as a teenager seeks evidence that Lincoln was gay; and Methtacular! June 17, written and performed by Steven Strafford, about his years as a meth addict on the streets of Chicago. Performances are at various venues in the Windy City; get details and order tickets here. – Trudy Ring

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