Frank J. Avella
In "Harmony," Julie Benko plays a Jewish resistance fighter in 1930s Germany. This follows her career-changing stint as an understudy in the recent revival of "Funny Girl" where she put her stamp on Fanny Brice. EDGE talks to her recent roles.
Tony-winning Broadway sensation Gavin Creel has created a highly personal, thought-provoking piece of musical art with his exciting new show "Walk on Through: Confessions of a Museum Novice" that mixes art with his queer identity.
Four-time Tony nominee Judy Kuhn has been on Broadway for nearly 40 years. Currently she is appearing in a revised version of the dark, 1963 musical "I Can Get It For Your Wholesale." She talks of this role and her career to EDGE.
Best known for his parts on "The Vampire Diaries," "Quantico" and The CW's "The Flash," hottie Rick Cosnett is co-starring in "Shoulder Dance," a queer romance in which he finds confidence in a queer role.
"Merry Me" offers an intoxicating queer cocktail of restoration comedy and the Greeks, served with a heavy garnish of ridiculous. EDGE speaks with playwright Hansol Jung and director Leigh Silverman on the outrageous farce.
In Rightor Doyle's lunatic dark comedy, "Down Low," Gary (Zachary Quinto) a tentative, newly-out, middle-aged man hires hot 'n cocky young Cameron (Lukas Gage) to give him a massage.
It likely seems improbable how a pair of out comics turned their underground skit into a full-scale musical film with Nathan Lane, Megan Mullally and Megan Thee Stallion. Here's how it happened.
There were a number of films with queer themes & characters at this year's New York Film Festival. EDGE's Frank J. Avella looks at the titles, along with when and where they can be seen in theaters or on streaming platforms.
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