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LezFest Producer Libby Lane

LezFest Chicago Motivates Community for Women's Words Weekend

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 23
On July 28, Pride Films and Plays presents "LezFest: A One Night Fling," a celebration in words, songs, music and theater at Mary's Attic. Join PFP for an evening all about ladies who love ladies who are artists.

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Theatre Reviews

The cast of 'Strictly Dishonorable'

Strictly Dishonorable

By Andy Smith | Jul 28
Tribeca's Attic Theater stages Preston Sturges slightly jaded Cinderella story, set in a speakeasy.

Vincent Caruso and John Henry McMahon

Clueless

By Marcus Scott | Jul 28
Vincent Caruso's "Clueless," the incandescent John Henry McMahon-directed 30-minute one-act, may fuel an interesting conversation after the actors have taken their bows.

Teal Wicks and Zak Resnick

Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story

By Jonathan Leaf | Jul 27
The Pershing Square Signature Theater stages the bio-tuner about the life of the Brill Building songwriter and producer who composed "Twist and Shout," "Cry Baby," "Here Comes The Night" and more.

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Theatre Features

John Bolton as Frankie Cavalier in "Pageant"

John Bolton: 'Pageant''s Host with the Mostesse

By Brian Scott Lipton | Jul 17
Watching John Bolton play Frankie Cavalier, the smarmy, spotlight-loving host in the current Off-Broadway revival of "Pageant," one wonders if he is just even a more brilliant performer than ever realized or just a longtime fan of beauty pageants.

Scout Durwood ukes it up

From ’Vegas’ to New York: Scout Durwood Plays the Dixon HOT!

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 9
Scout Durwood, the chanteuse behind the character Lady Scoutington, brings her cabaret-style Vegas revue "Woman of Whimsy: This Would Kill in Vegas" to the Dixon Place HOT Fest on July 10.

Lewis J. Stadlen, Cady Huffman, Nathan Lane, and Jonny Orsini in a scene from Lincoln Center Theater’s production of ’The Nance’

Nathan Lane Stars In 1930s Gay Drama ’The Nance’

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jul 4
In Douglas Carter Beane’s acclaimed new play Nathan Lane plays Chauncey Miles, who plays a variety of "nance" characters in a low rent burlesque house in late 1930s New York City.

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