Thursday, December 7, 2023

The Next Best Theatre Podcast: Episode 30 – Pride Month 2020

By Dan Bayer 

Happy Pride, everyone! In honor of Pride Month 2020, the Next Best Theater team decided to talk about the history of LGBTQ+ representation on stage, starting with a brief historical overview and then talking about seven plays and musicals that marked a major moment for queer characters. The theater world still has a long ways to go in terms of equal representation for all minorities, but in the spirit of the season, let’s celebrate what strides have been made by looking at what has gotten us here. Come join us on our journey and be sure to let us know your favorite queer plays, musicals, characters, and writers in the comments and on Twitter! Joining me for this episode we have Cody DericksNicole Ackman, Michael SchwartzCasey Lee Clark & Lauren LaMagna.

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Dan Bayer
Dan Bayer
Performer since birth, tap dancer since the age of 10. Life-long book, film and theatre lover.

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