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In the Theater section of Arts and Entertainment, The Advocate brings readers the latest news related to Broadway and beyond. Discover the latest plays that appeal to the LGBT community through behind-the-scenes videos and interviews with the stars of the stage. Find out the hottest tickets for theater productions in the United States and around the world, ones that are tell stories that will make gay, lesbian, bisexual, and trans audience members laugh, cry, and burst into applause and a standing ovation.

Indiana High Schoolers Bravely Perform LGBTQ-Inclusive Play Despite School's Ban

The school system said students couldn’t perform the queer-inclusive piece because of safety concerns, so they raised $85K and the show went on anyway.

Queer Musical Parody of 'The Little Mermaid' Is Making a Splash Across the Pond

Unfortunate:The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch first made waves on UK stages in 2022 – and it's returning this year.

Drag Babies: Everybody's Talking About Jamie (en Español)

A new Mexican production proves a popular musical’s message is universal.

Nonbinary, Gender-Nonconforming Actors Make Tony Awards History

J. Harrison Ghee and Alex Newell are the first out nonbinary or gender-nonconforming actors to receive Tony nominations.

'First Deep Breath' Is a Moving Story of a Black Family & Queerness

Queer artists Lee Edward Colston II and Steve H. Broadnax III chat with The Advocate about how The First Deep Breath explores vulnerable masculinity.

Ben Platt Blasts Neo-Nazis Protesting His Broadway Show Parade

A hate group demonstrated and handed out flyers at Parade, about the lynching of a Jewish man in Georgia.

Alan Cumming Returns OBE Award in Protest 'Toxicity' of British Empire

He received the royal honor back in 2009 for services to film, theater, and the arts, as well as for his LGBTQ+ rights activism.

Gay Actor Everett Quinton, of Irma Vep & Bros Fame, Dead at 71

Quinton was the partner in life and work of Ridiculous Theatrical Company founder Charles Ludlam and led the troupe after Ludlam's death.

George Takei Came Out Because He Was Angry at Arnold Schwarzenegger

The famous out Star Trek actor says he couldn't keep quiet when the then-governor of California vetoed marriage equality legislation.

Kathleen Warnocks Shows Us How to 'Rock The Line'

Iconic creative Kathleen Warnock presents her play Rock The Line at NYC's oldest and longest-producing theater company, TOSOS Theater.

Frank Galati, Acclaimed Theater Artist, Dies at 79

Galati, who was gay, was a Tony-winner and a titan of Chicago and Broadway theater.

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo on Invincible’s Timeless and Queer Story

Recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Pat Benetar and Neil Giraldo chat with The Advocate about their contemporary (and queer) Romeo and Juliet set to their music.

Zachary Quinto Steps Into the Shoes of a Larger Than Life Gay Icon

In his London stage debut, The Boys in the Band star will portray firebrand thinker Gore Vidal.

How Tina D'Elia and Mary Guzman Help Us See Overlooked Latinas

Tina D'Elia, star of the wonderful Overlooked Latinas, and its director, Mary Guzman, sit to discuss the show and the future.

Queer Stars of 'The Prom' Tour on the Show’s Authentic Theme of Hope

Out actors Kaden Kearney and Kalyn West, who play girlfriends in the national tour of the LGBTQ-themed musical, chat about how it has inspired them. 

Elton John & Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears Team Up for 'Tammy Faye'

The two have written the music and lyrics for a new musical based on Tammy Faye Messner's life.

Church Apologizes for Antigay Version of 'Hamilton,' Will Pay Damages

The Texas church did not have permission to produce the show or to add anti-LGBTQ+ messages to it. The damages will be donated to an LGBTQ+ group.

Angelica Ross to Be First Trans Lead in Broadway’s 'Chicago'

Pose star Angelica Ross will make her Broadway debut next month.