‘Boys In The Band’ Original Film Continues To Resonate


By Joe Ferrelli (Editor’s Note: The trailer for producer Ryan Murphy’s adaptation of Mart Crowley’s seminal play The Boys in the Band debuted today. Flagrant contributor Joe Ferrelli looks back at the incredible influence the original 1970 film had on his queer coming-of-age. Murphy’s remake debuts September 30 on Netflix.) More than any other film…

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Star-Studded ‘Boys In The Band’ Cast Tease Broadway Revival


The boys of the upcoming Broadway revival of The Boys in the Band have shared a behind-the-scenes look at their play, and the resultant video is nothing short of throbbing with insight. The behind-the-scenes video gives us an introduction to the cast’s thoughts on the groundbreaking play — and considering everyone in this cast is…

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Quinto, Bomer, Parsons Joining ‘Boys In The Band’ Broadway Revival

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“Show me a happy homosexual and I’ll show you a gay corpse.” That’s an immortal line from Mart Crowley’s seminal 1968 play The Boys in the Band — and a chilly reminder of the way things were prior to queer liberation. In 1968, Crowley’s story of a group of angry queer men at a dinner…

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Let’s Cast The Boys In The Band Revival


When The Boys in the Band, Mart Crowley’s play about a birthday party that becomes a hellish night of unleashed secrets for a group of close-knit gay pals, opened off-Broadway in 1968, it made history as the first produced dramatic play to deal honestly with homosexuality. The show was an immediate sensation, running for more than…

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