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Features 'Spin' Into A Seat For Play On LGBT Homelessness and Brown Boy Love

ANN ARBOR - Emilio Rodriguez is a a playwright, actor, director and teaching artist who moved to Detroit after receiving his Drama degree from UC Irvine in southern California. READ MORE.

Michigan Slipstream's 'Midsummer,' Set in a Gay Bar, Re-Thinks and Re-Tools after Orlando

At a Slipstream Theatre Company rehearsal for "A Midsummer Night's Dream" earlier last week - following emotional conversations about Sunday morning's massacre inside an Orlando gay nightclub - a cast member pointed out that seeing actors lying on the floor with their eyes closed might be too resonant and disturbing. READ MORE.

Theater The Ringwald: Something Else to Feel Pride In

It's Pride Month, and time to celebrate with - what else - some theater. Lucky for everyone, The Ringwald Theatre has rolled a seven - the seventh annual installment of the Gay Play Series (aka GPS). READ MORE.

'Are You a Heather?'

"Heathers the Musical" is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers. READ MORE.

Genders Bend in Unique, Gay-themed 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Two couples walk into a bar. Yes, that's a familiar opening to many a tale, but when the couples are Hermia and Lysander and Helena and Demetrius, and the bar is a gay nightclub with Puck as the shot boy, then Slipstream Theatre Initiative's upcoming production of William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" will surely become one of the major highlights of this year's Pride celebrations beginning June 18 in Ferndale. READ MORE.

'Rent': A Life

Inhabited by heroin users, drag queens, the homeless and performance artists -- welcome to the world of Jonathon Larson's 1996 musical vision of the struggle to live in New York City at the height of the AIDS epidemic, and the general economic collapse of the Reagan and Bush years. Welcome to Riverwalk Theater's production of "Rent." READ MORE.

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Busted at the Seams In Detroit

"I have a commitment to humans. They come in all different shapes or sizes or whatever and if you want to wear a bra, who am I to say you can't wear a bra?" says Lee Padgett, owner of LGBT-friendly Busted Bra Shop.

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