Ray Donovans’s Sheryl Lee Ralph On What Made Sylvester a Disco Legend

With a new musical, we ponder why he still makes us want to funk

The Clap: Jerusalem & Sister Act

The last few weeks have been a bum rush of theater openings, each show eager to debut prior to the deadline for Tony …

By Scott Hocker

The Clap: Anything Goes & Catch Me If You Can

The old-fashioned musical has returned with a toe-tapping, high-kicking vengeance. First, that perennial favorite …

By Scott Hocker

Catching Up With John Benjamin Hickey

When The Normal Heart opened at New York's Public Theater in 1985, just three years after the term AIDS was …

By Bill Keith

The Official Justin Bond

Justin Vivian Bond—artist, songwriter, chanteuse—comes down from her East Village apartment to meet me. He …

By Mike Albo

Ladies We Love: Penny Arcade

Penny Arcade made me dance. In a theater. On the stage. It was 1993, and everyone else in the audience was doing it too. …

By Aaron Hicklin

Need To Know: Matt Doyle & Seth Numrich

After turning the most famous love story ever told on its head, the actors can't seem to quit each other

By Phillip B. Crook

The Clap: Arcadia

When 2009's London revival of Tom Stoppard's sublime Arcadia opened to mostly ecstatic reviews, I closed my …

By Scott Hocker

Ladies We Love: Jane Fonda

Jake Shears: You were nominated for a Tony for your performance in Mois's Kaufman's 33 Variations, which just …

By Out.com Editors

Cheyenne Jackson: The Entertainer

Fast-forward past the small-town childhood, and the stubborn, insistent facts of an austere upbringing -- an outhouse, …

By Aaron Hicklin

Need To Know: Patrick Heusinger

So a gay fundamentalist Christian, an agnostic Jew, and a lapsed Catholic walk into an emergency room. Maybe you've …

By Bill Keith

Ben Whishaw: Mysterious Skin

Hunched over a table in the bar of London's Royal Court Theatre, Ben Whishaw looks like a small woodland animal. As …

By Gareth Mclean

The Clap: Hello Again

One of the more obscure musicals of the last few decades, Hello Again, is currently having its first New York revival …

By Scott Hocker

Ladies We Love: Stockard Channing

When she arrives for her photo shoot, Channing glances at the clothing rack and says politely, "There's really …

By Bill Keith

Catching Up With Matthew Morrison

Three years ago, if you wanted to know which Broadway leading man was most likely to break out onto the national scene, …

By Phillip B. Crook

The Clap: Charles Busch's The Divine Sister

Homage, mimicry, tribute, camp: In the grip of Charles Busch, the eminent playwright and drag legend currently starring …

By Scott Hocker

The Clap: Tennessee Williams's Vieux Carre'

Welcome to Out.com's new theater column, The Clap. We'll be covering noteworthy productions in New York City, …

By Scott Hocker