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Actor Connor Jessup comes out on social media

"American Crime" actor Connor Jessup officially comes out publicly.

"American Crime" star Connor Jessup came out as gay on social media Monday

The 25-year-old actor, writer, and director posted a heartfelt message to his followers saying he knew he was gay since he was 13 but hid it for years. 

Theater Review: “Put Your House in Order””

“Put Your House in Order” plays through June 30, 2019 at La Jolla Playhouse’s Mandell Weiss Forum, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive on the UCSD campus.

My mom used to try to get me to clean up my room (and later, my apartment) with this logic: As soon as you let it get messy, company will ring your doorbell.

Maybe that’s what Ike Holter is trying to tell us in “Put Your House in Order,” a new three-hander billed as a combination romantic comedy/apocalyptic thriller.

Debbie Gibson walks grooms down aisle in surprise visit

Debbie Gibson surprises grooms with wedding attendance.

Only in their dreams could Darren Davis and Daniel Sene have imagined that a pop icon would be joining them in their wedding procession, but that is exactly what happened when Debbie Gibson showed up to walk them down the aisle earlier this month. 

LGBT stars get personal in Variety's special Pride issue

Hannah Gadsby talks to Variety about politics and "Nanette."

It used to be that coming out in the entertainment field meant career suicide, but now it's a sign of power. Variety has gathered together some of Hollywood's biggest hitters in their "Power of Pride" issue. 

Taylor Swift releases song of the summer with Pride-filled, star-studded video

Love her or dislike her, Taylor Swift knows how to generate press. Case in point the video for her latest song "You Need to Calm Down" which simultaneously works as a Pride Month anthem and an apology to longtime frenemy Katy Perry. 

The catchy earworm was released last week with the video dropping on Good Morning America this past Monday.

Movie Review: “The Raft"

“The Raft” opens June 21 at the Digital Gym in North Park.

The film’s poster calls it “the strangest group experiment of all time,” and now it’s immortalized in director Marcus Lindeen’s award-winning documentary “The Raft.”

Theater Review: “A Walk in the Woods”

“A Walk in the Woods” plays through June 30, 2019 at North Coast Repertory Theatre, 987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive in Solana Beach.

You and I will probably never know what goes on at a high-level negotiating table where the topic is the reduction of nuclear arms. But in Lee Blessing’s delightful “A Walk in the Woods” (playing through June 30 at North Coast Repertory Theatre) we learn that frivolousness is important as a negotiating strategy.

Moonlight Stage Productions announces 40th anniversary 2020 season

For those who watched the Tony Awards this year, they got the message from host James Cordon that while binging on TV is all well and good, there is still nothing like watching a live show in a theater full of people and it's okay to “put down the remote." He also aptly described stage entertainment as being "a different kind of show. Actual people in an actual place.”