The 10 hottest chorus boys on Broadway in 2018
The arrival of spring in New York always brings a rush of new Broadway musicals. And with those new musicals come ensembles of talented dancers, singers and actors: They may not be in the spotlight, but that doesn’t mean they won’t catch your eye.
The best LGBT parties in NYC
NYC’s queer nightlife is more innovative and inclusive than ever. Whether you’re looking to gag to fabulous drag queens, chill at the city’s best gay bars, or belt out your favorite gay songs at parties, we’ve got the event for you. RECOMMENDED: Our full guide to NYC nightlife
Cabaret icon Justin Vivian Bond talks gender, politics and their new shows
So long as downtown’s definitive cabaret artist Justin Vivian Bond reigns, New York remains a bastion of beautiful ideas. This spring, the transgressive creator—ever a work-in-progress—hits Joe’s Pub with two shows, “Boys in the Trees” starting April 22, and “Down on Creation: On Top of the World with the Carpenters” starting May 6.
Gay & Lesbian events in NYC: Critics’ picks
One of our favorite parties in NYC continues its total domination of Friday nightlife with a new residency at Drom. Step into a wicked, wild arena for women-identifying revelers and their queer buddies, featuring aerialists, dope DJs, late-night food and drink specials and go-go dancers of different genders ready to entice you.
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Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears breaks out on Broadway’s Kinky Boots
For a generation of fiendish fans, the Scissor Sisters were perhaps the sole bastion of blissful expression in a straight-laced age of Nickelback and Jack Bauer. At the center of the technicolor explosion stood Jake Shears, a big-eyed, boyish soprano with a penchant for stripping down to his skivvies on stage—latent from his years as an East Village go-go dancer.
Sandra Bernhard on her divine New Year's Eve show in NYC
She has served self-aware, charmed camp on TV and film for more than four decades, with scene-stealing performances in The King of Comedy, Hudson Hawk, Roseanne and many more. But it’s onstage at her cabaret shows where Sandra Bernhard rules without peer, and for many fans, her Joe’s Pub NYC New Years show is a sacrosanct annual tradition.
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The best New York City drag shows and events
New York is, without question, the world capital of the drag arts. These days, you can catch drag queens every night of the week onstage at gay bars throughout the boroughs, and even on Broadway stages with shows like Kinky Boots serving fierce performances to midwestern tourists. We've rounded up the best performances to see. Go get your life!
The best New York City drag queens
You can't walk two feet in NYC without stepping on a drag queen. Whether you're down to see the experimental Bushwig scene in Bushwick, or to witness cabaret queens give Broadway songs their stamp downtown, you're bound to fall in love. Here are some of the queens who have defined NYC's drag scene, from hosting drag shows to winning RuPaul’s Drag Race.