Posts Tagged ‘Gay Lesbian and Bisexual’

Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay! will have its first U.S. theatrical run in Central Ohio

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010
Bruce Vilanch at the 2009 Outfest Legacy Awards Image via Wikipedia

Premiering here—but why?
A New York-set comedy is coming straight from the festival circuit to Columbus
Published: Wednesday, December 22, 2010 3:32 PM EST

After appearing at film festivals around the world, a comedy called Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay! will have its first U.S. theatrical run in Central Ohio. It opens this weekend at AMC’s Lennox multiplex.

At first glance, it’s hard to figure out why.

The story about a gay man with an overbearing Jewish mother is set in Long Island, not Columbus. Its director, likewise, has no Ohio connection, being a native Russian who now lives in Los Angeles. Read More

Gay and lesbian film festival (feat. Bruce Vilanch) greets its 15th year

Friday, August 6th, 2010

The News & Observer

Published Fri, Aug 06, 2010 02:00 AM
Modified Fri, Aug 06, 2010 12:40 AM

Gay and lesbian film festival greets its 15th year

When a festival has been around as long as the N.C. Gay and Lesbian Film Festival has, it doesn’t have to hunt down film selections anymore. No, sir – the films come to it.

And it appears that a lot of films are coming to this year’s festival, which runs next week at the Carolina Theatre in Durham. More than 300 films were submitted, and 73 were chosen. Read More

Chicago’s first Great Gay Screenplay Contest

Friday, July 30th, 2010


Screenwriters take note: Saturday is the deadline for Chicago‘s first Great Gay Screenplay Contest. (The judging panel includes Oscars joke writer Bruce Vilanch.) The winning scripts will receive staged readings in November as part of Reeling: The Chicago Lesbian and Gay International Film Festival. For more info go to

Margaret Cho and Bruce Vilanch will be the Grand Marshals Of Provincetown Carnival Week Parade

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Margaret will be performing August 15 - 24 (no show August 19th) at 9 p.m. Tickets are $40. Bruce Vilanch takes you on a trip behind the scenes of every major show business event and into the distressed minds of the participants. Bruce will be performing August 21 & 22 at 7:30 p.m Tickets are $25.


Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

The Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc is celebrating fifteen years of coming out together at THE 15th ANNUAL NORTH CAROLINA GAY & LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (NCGLFF).

The four-day festival is dedicated to showcasing films that reflect the many voices of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community here in the Triangle. The festival will be held August 12 to 15 at the historic Carolina Theatre located in downtown Durham.

Award-winning comedy writer Bruce Vilanch will perform at 9:30 p.m. on Friday, August 13. The Festival 10-pass is $75 and goes on sale at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 12 at the box office. Call the box office at 919-560-3030 or toll free 1-888-241-8162 to purchase a 10-pass. Read More

Bruce Vilanch – June’s Busiest Gay Bee

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

South Florida Gay News

Bruce Vilanch-‘June’s a Busy Month to Be a Gay Icon’


On Friday, June 25, at 7:30 p.m., writer, actor, and comedian Bruce Vilanch—known for writing scripts, punch lines and even the occasional song for such gay icons as Bette Midler, Cher, and Eartha kitt—will appear at The Manor Complex on Wilton Drive. He promises anecdotes from a career that never ceases to amuse and amaze.

“I love Fort Lauderdale,” Vilanch said. “I have a mother in Boca, but I am not a prisoner of Boca. I like going to Fort Lauderdale, and Key West off-season because I can go around without it being crowded.” Read More