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Don Shewey

After the icon's World Pride performance, venture back to 1991 with this epic conversation. Masturbation, sex toys, Warren Beatty's penis — it's all in there.

July 11 2019 1:14 PM

Gay porn is not reality, writes Don Shewey in his new book, The Paradox of Porn: Notes on Gay Male Culture. Read an exclusive excerpt here.

August 15 2018 6:33 AM

On Broadway,
Doubt -- the story of a steely nun facing off
against a heroic priest, whom she fixates on for giving
special attention to the school’s only black
(effeminate) kid -- worked because of a top notch
cast and its unique brand of stylized narrative. If
only the excellent Meryl Streep and Viola Davis were enough
to make the movie work quite so well.

December 18 2008 12:00 AM

The poignancy of
the iconic musical Hair is lost after decades of
removal from the turbulent 1960s.

August 08 2008 12:00 AM

Paul Rudnick's new play is a delightful treat even if it leaves you a little hungry

May 08 2008 12:00 AM

Marlowe's Edward II is revived by The Red Bull
Theater in New York City and, as Don Shewey discovers,
suffers from trying to make a gay play "gayer."

December 26 2007 12:00 AM

Masterful acting
keeps three plays by Terrence McNally from becoming
cliché. But not even a porn star can save The Ritz.

November 01 2007 12:00 AM