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Author: Michael Kearns

Bye Bye Betty

Likely sensing my trepidation, she made eye contact from across the spacious outdoor rehearsal space. She smiled and I smiled back, believed to be acknowledged on the first day of rehearsal. My mom had told me about her: the first actress to have her own

Not Another Podcast

“Trace and Miggs Burroughs speak with the incredibly engaging, witty and passionate actor Michael Kearns, who made news in the 1970s as being the first Hollywood actor to come out as being gay. He pulls back the curtain on Hollywood, some of its players, the

Book Signing Event at Stories L.A. Sept. 22nd

LOS ANGELES, CA – September 13, 2021 – Echo Park’s stalwart indie bookstore, Stories Books & Cafe, is pleased to present a special evening with esteemed Los Angeles playwright Michael Kearns on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, from 7:00 to 9:00pm. To commemorate the publication of his eighth

Michael Mentors ep 4: Ready for Your HIV/AIDS Vaccine?

Kearns asks, “Ready for your HIV/AIDS vaccine?” in his fourth episode of Michael Mentors, a blogcast in which the artist-activist speaks to  current issues that move him or infuriate him or confuse him. In this edition, the commentator compares the generational LGBTQ response to AIDS

Animal Farm Podcast, EP 40

  Perhaps one of the most cherished men of the Los Angeles theatre is Steven Leigh Morris, a playwright, novelist, and theatre critic whose crisp intellect and unwavering energy has given him a powerful voice on the cultural landscape. And I was lucky enough to