E! the Dragnificent: ‘Celtic Woman’ performance with PSO stirs feelings of warmth and the meaning of Christmas

Celtic Woman The Best of Christmas Review Pittsburgh

Our youth (and drag) correspondent, E! the Dragnificent recently covered the Celtic Woman holiday concert at Heinz Hall. She and her father attended the performance. ~ Sue   The Celtic Women’s performance was an amazing night of Christmas tunes with a traditional Celtic sound! There were four women on stage in beautiful red sparkly gowns, […]

Q&A with Drag Queen Aquaria about Her Pennsylvania Roots, Queer Fashion, and Her Funky Drag Race Family

Werq The World 2019 lands in Pittsburgh at Heinz Hall on Saturday, October 12. The tour cast includes Pennsylvania native and Season 10 winner, Aquaria, who graciously agreed to a Q&A with our blog. it’s always important to frequent your local bars, clubs, and theaters to find talent that sparks your particular interest. There are […]

Rent: A Review in Pittsburgh

Rent 20th Anniversary Tour Pittsburgh

22 years after Rent arrived on Broadway, I finally saw the musical last night at Heinz Hall. As powerful as the show is, I can’t help but grieve that I’m seeing it as a classic rather than in its raw early days when everything was timely. Not that the story isn’t relevant today, but I’m […]

My Dear Jane (Lynch) Letter

Dear Jane Lynch Nice to see you.  Even better Got to meet you.  You met our niece, she’s eleven. Wreck It Ralph, she’s in heaven.  ‘Old people’ music does not excite her But her eyes lit up when you sang Cole Porter.  We brought lesbians as well as our niece. We brought gay men who sat […]

PA Youth Congress Celebrates ‘Fun Home’ Performance in Pittsburgh

The Pennsylvania Youth Congress is hosting a terrific set of events in conjunction with the performance of ‘Fun Home’ at Heinz Hall this week, focusing on the unique needs of rural LGBTQ youth. ‘Fun Home’ is based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir, FUN HOME introduces us to Alison at three different ages as she explores and […]