Playbill Celebrates 30 Days of Pride: From The Normal Heart to Laverne Cox, Rosie O'Donnell, Landmark LGBT Plays, Jonathan Groff, Jerry Mitchell and More

By Playbill Staff
29 Jun 2014

Playbill Celebrates 30 Days of Pride: From The Normal Heart to Laverne Cox, Rosie O'Donnell, Landmark LGBT Plays, Jonathan Groff, Jerry Mitchell and More

We have put together highlights from our 30 Days of Pride coverage, celebrating profiling the dynamic voices of the LGBT community and pioneers of the stage.

Below are highlights from our monthlong coverage of LGBT Pride on stage and beyond.

Jonathan Groff on Coming Out, "Looking," "The Normal Heart," Larry Kramer, Lea Michele and More

WATCH: Sutton Foster, Idina Menzel and Tony Nominees Celebrate Broadway as the Epicenter of Gay Pride



"Action Equals Equality": Rory O'Malley, Gavin Creel and Jenny Kanelos On the Groundbreaking History of Broadway Impact

WATCH: Out Stars Jane Lynch, Cheyenne Jackson: "Every Day is Gay Pride"

A Normal Heart Viewing Party: Two Generations of Gay Men Watch the Past Turn Into the Future on HBO

WATCH: Kinky Boots Angels Spread Their Wings for 30 Days of Pride

PHOTO SPECIAL: Playbill Readers Show Their Pride With Cover Shots, Selfies and Stage Door Pics

From Love Songs to Hate Songs: LGBT Characters Sing Out Loud on Broadway

WATCH: The Nude and Naughty History of Broadway Bares

Normal Heart's Jim Parsons on Coming Out and Why Larry Kramer Scared the Hell Out of Him

Same-Sex Parents in the Broadway Community Take Pride in Being a Family

A COVER STORY: "All the Colors of the Rainbow!" #PlaybillPride Takes Broadway By Storm

Trans Actress-Activist Laverne Cox Talks "OITNB," Dream Roles and Starting a Casting Revolution on Stage and Screen

WATCH: Iconic Gay Bar an Inviting Destination for Mothers and Sons

Tony Winner and Activist Cyndi Lauper on Why She "Gives a Damn" About the Future of LGBT Youth

WATCH: Gay? Straight? Bi? The Sexual Politics of Cabaret

PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: Four of NYC's LGBT Choruses Raise Their Voices in Song With First-Ever Joint Concert

If You Were Gay! Catching Up With Avenue Q's Married Puppets, Rod and Ricky

Not Just Another Coming Out Story: Playwright Maggie Keenan-Bolger on Queer History, Rent and Fun Home

Hedwig on Broadway and "Fame" Balls at Home: Hetrick-Martin Institute Offers Support and Education to LGBTQ Youth

Passing It On: How Tony Recipient Rosie O'Donnell Gives Her "Kids" the Gift of Theatre

WATCH: Ahrens and Flaherty: "Raise Your Voice and 'Make Them Hear You'"

An Out Life Evolved: Irene Gandy and Mira Gandy On Being Proud, African-American Gay Mothers

We're Not Just a Pretty Face: Broadway, Lambda Legal and the Fight for Justice in NYC

"The Biggest Freak in the World" - Side Show's Bill Russell on Coming Out Among the Cowboys

WATCH: Jonathan Groff, Denis O'Hare and "The Normal Heart" Cast Talk About How Larry Kramer is "Scary and Amazing"

PHOTO SPECIAL: Looking Back at 14 Landmark Gay Plays

PLAYBILL VIP PRIDE SPOTLIGHT: Students Shatter Silence, Stigma and Enact Personal Compositions On Stage

What Are The Challenges and Rewards Of Being an Out Actor?: 19 Broadway Artists Respond

"We Are What We Are": Nine Need-to-Know LGBT Characters from Broadway

Pulitzer-Winning Works, Anthems of Equality, AIDS Awareness and Love at the Tony Awards Comprise Broadway's Gay Milestones

Through Striptease and Song, Jerry Mitchell Bares All and Brings Safe Sex Appeal to Broadway

Stories of Pride Revisited: Cheyenne Jackson, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Lea DeLaria, Gavin Creel, Jenn Colella, Terrence McNally and More Celebrate