Miami : Before Night Falls; the memoir of a Cuban gay dissident is now an Opera

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  The story of Reinaldo Arenas, the brilliant and irrepressible dissident Cuban that was captured in his own memoir ‘Before Night Falls‘ is now retold in a  opera about to be produced by the Florida Grand Opera. Arenas was an outcast who was jailed for his outspoken writing and flamboyant sexuality, and then escaped on the … Continue reading

The Making of ABOMINATION a very Queer Opera

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  You don’t have to be a native of Northern Ireland to enjoy and appreciate a wonderful new documentary Opera that traces the Province’s struggle for LGBTQ rights which ends on a happy and uplifting note. Queer writer/composer Conor Mitchell  wrote ABOMINATION simply using verbatim political statements in a manner that engaged people not used … Continue reading

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