The subway seems to the place to find amazing talent. First, there was the Emily Zamourka in Los Angeles who sang her heart out the Koreatown Metro station and thanks to a viral cellphone video landed a music deal.
Playwright Paul Slade Smith opts for the hilarity of incompetence in “The Outsider,” his portrayal of the accession of a most unusual American lieutenant governor to the governor’s office as the result of a sex scandal.
Last year, McKrae Game, a once highly ranked advocate and founder of Hope for Wholeness, a conversion therapy program was fired, came out as gay and shunned the method in an interview by The Post and Courier
In Sylvan Oswald’s “A Kind of Weather,” a 30-something writer called Kid (August Forman) is a trans male in the process of writing his memoir about the transition for editor Rose (Andréa Agosto), who’s getting antsy about that manuscript.
Connor Jessup is seeing great success both in his professional life and personal life. Not only is his Netflix original show Locke and Key getting great reviews, but he confirmed over the weekend that he and fellow actor Miles Heizer of 13 Reasons Why are an item.
“Jitney” is part of playwright August Wilson’s 10-part “Pittsburgh Cycle” of plays chronicling African American life throughout the 20th century. The eighth in the series, it was the first written but the last to be performed on Broadway, in 2017.
(Editor's note: "Tantrums and Tiaras: Battle of the Bar Queens 2020" returns on Sunday, Feb. 16 at Observatory North Park. The show is an over-the-top drag competition where representatives from some of the community’s bars with little or no drag experience compete for the crown.