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GAY THEATRE VETERAN LOOKS AT SEX ON CELEBRATION THEATRE’S BOARDS

When Mart Crowley’s landmark play, The Boys In The Band played Off Broadway in 1969, half of the cast members were considered “mentally ill or sick” because of their offstage lives, complicated by their onstage lives in which they played characters who were labeled with a “mental disorder.” These guys

Bidding adieu to the inspiring Mart Crowley

“…If we…if we could just…not hate ourselves so much. That’s it, you know. If we could just learn not to hate ourselves quite so very much.” Perhaps it’s that line, spoken in the final moments of The Boys in the Band — written by Mart Crowley who died on March