The professional theatre company’s presentation will run for three days only, September 28-30, 2018. Twenty years ago, in October 1998, an openly gay college student named Matthew Shephard was kidnapped, beaten, and left tied to a fence on the prairie outside Laramie, Wyoming. A month later, a troupe of actors descended among the town to… Continue reading Pennsylvania’s Theatre Horizon to Commemorate the 20 Year Anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s Murder with THE LARAMIE PROJECT Reading
This Summer 2018, the talent performing at New Hope's RRazz Room at The Clarion is a diverse mix of world class artists. There is something for all entertainment tastes at the intimate and comfortable Rrazz Room New Hope, located within the Clarion Inn & Suites. Since opening the Rrazz Room New Hope space in November of 2013, the venue has presented legendary artists who have brought patrons… Continue reading Sizzling Summer Comedy with JENNIE McNULTY (2 Stand Up Specials on LOGO TV) at The RRazz Room New Hope on Saturday, August 11, 2018
This Summer 2018, the talent performing at New Hope's RRazz Room at The Clarion is a diverse mix of world class artists. There is something for all entertainment tastes at the intimate and comfortable Rrazz Room New Hope, located within the Clarion Inn & Suites. Since opening the Rrazz Room New Hope space in November of 2013, the venue has presented legendary artists who have brought patrons… Continue reading Award Winning Comedian JULIE GOLDMAN Live! (HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm) at The RRazz Room New Hope on Friday, August 3, 2018
I had the pleasure of attending Ephrata Performing Arts Center's production of Hand to God this weekend and I couldn't have been more entertained. I was not familiar with the play whatsoever except for the notoriety it received on Broadway when an audience member climbed up on stage and tried to plug his phone into an… Continue reading Community Theatre Review: ‘Hand to God’ at Ephrata Performing Arts Center- Is this really community theatre?
I feel like you'd be hard pressed to find somebody who has never seen the 1978 musical movie "Grease". I know I'm certainly a mega fan. I'll never forget watching the movie for the first time on one of my yearly childhood trips to Long Island with my grandma. We would stay with my extended… Continue reading Documentary Review: Grease is still the word 40 years later
Happy Pride, everyone! It's that time of year again where people start posting everything on Facebook with a rainbow background, the rainbow emoji is in high demand and all the thirst traps on Instagram are posting shirtless pictures donning a rainbow flag as a cape. Yes, it can seem "extra", but we've earned it. It's… Continue reading Feeling proud approaching Philadelphia’s 30th Pride celebratory weekend
Where does one begin when writing an introductory column? Here, I guess. I'm Christopher Eklund and thrilled to be the newest contributor for Philly Life & Culture! I am the most passionate (and sometimes overly nerdy) fan of pop culture in the LGBTQ+ community, especially when it comes to musical theatre. You'd be hard pressed to… Continue reading Introducing Christopher Eklund to Philly Life & Culture’s LGBTQ+ Freeform Blog