queerguru reviews Midnight at The Never Get a wee gem of an original musical set in a shabby, almost chic, Greenwich Village gay nightclub in the 1960’s and pre-Stonewall. It’s the story of Trevor and Arthur two young musicians who meet, fall in love, and make music together in the heady early days of the Gay Liberation Movement.
In 2007 director Michael Mayer won his Tony Award for ‘Spring Awakening’ the exhilarating rock musical based on an obscure 19th German play that re-defined Broadway musicals for a new a generation. It was a hard act to follow but Mayer had the inspired idea to develop a new Musical based on the punk group … Continue reading
I dreamed a dream in times gone by that Les Miz would be a much better movie than it is. And although I wouldn’t go as far as to quote the last line from the main dramatic ballad ‘now life has killed the dream I dreamed,’ but I would say that it did rather dent … Continue reading
Once a year a group of manically creative theatre ‘luvvies’ set themselves the seemingly impossible task of creating and performing four brand new 15 minute musicals in a mere 24 hours. And all the name of Charity. This deliciously wonderful new documentary was the result of fly-on-the-wall camerawork that filmed the whole harrowing process. Completely … Continue reading
A young girl fed up with waitress-ing in a diner in some God-forsaken place in the Midwest, decides to pack it all in and get a one-way train ticket to LA to seek her fame and fortune. She stumbles on the Burlesque Club run by a fading Star that features a lot of very scantily … Continue reading