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Fundies No-Show At Castro Theater Screening Of Corpus Christi: Playing With Redemption

May 01, 2012 by
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Fundies No-Show At Castro Theater Screening Of Corpus Christi: Playing With Redemption

Queerty reader Bill hit the premiere of Corpus Christi: Playing with Redemption—the documentary about a production of Terrance McNally’s gay-Jesus play—at San Francisco‘s Castro Theater on Sunday. He tells us the rumored protest by fundamentalist Christians never materialized but that …

Stars Take To The Stage For Good Gay Causes With 8, Some Men

Sep 22, 2011 by
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Stars Take To The Stage For Good Gay Causes With 8, Some Men

Tis the season for star-studded staged readings with a gay bent. On Monday, Broadway’s Eugene O’Neill Theatre played home to an emotional benefit reading of Dustin Lance Black’s upcoming Prop 8 play, 8, with Morgan Freeman, Ellen Barkin, Matt Bomer, …

Jesus, Mary & Joseph: Terrence McNally’s Gay Christ Play Gets Doc Treatment

Jul 26, 2011 by
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Jesus, Mary & Joseph: Terrence McNally’s Gay Christ Play Gets Doc Treatment

Terrence McNally’s 1998 play, Corpus Christi,  begins with the line, “We are going to tell you an old and familiar story.” This is somewhat true: the Gospel of Jesus Christ has been told for millennia. But in Christi, Jesus is …