Tag Archives: Steve Schalchlin

NYT Reports On Aging With HIV

The New York Times has published a look at the growing population of older people living with HIV and the health challenges they face. This group of almost 50,000 men and women moving through middle age is a living science experiment, entering medical and psychological territories that are largely uncharted. What are the consequences of long-term exposure to the virus, ...

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LONDON: AIDS Musical Earns Raves

My pal and longtime JMG reader Steve Schalchlin is earning raves for the London production of his award-winning AIDS-themed musical, The Last Session. HIV-positive US songwriter Steve Schalchlin’s musical is a beautiful cry of pain with a surface smoothness that conceals an honest and heartfelt engagement with the messy realities of intolerance, artistry and terminal illness. Its familiar themes and ...

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Jim Brochu Wins Drama Desk Award

JMG reader Jim Brochu won the Drama Desk Award last night for Outstanding Solo Performance for his stunning turn as Zero Mostel in the one-man show, Zero Hour. At the podium, Jim thanked his husband of 25 years, Steve Schalchlin (also a JMG reader!) Congrats to both! Watch Jim’s funny and touching speech below. RELATED: Other winners are here. Of ...

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Jim Brochu Rings NASDAQ Closing Bell

Yesterday JMG reader Jim Brochu rang the closing bell at NASDAQ in recognition of his critically raved performance in his Off Broadway one man show tribute to Zero Mostel, Zero Hour, which is now running at the DR2 Theater. Jim’s partner, Steve Schalchlin, recently had his show New World Waking! performed by the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus. Get tickets ...

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Magical: New World Waking!

At Davies Symphony Hall on Monday night, I attended the sold-out world premiere of Steve Schalchlin’s New World Waking!, performed by the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus on their 30th anniversary, with Jennifer Holliday appearing as their guest vocalist. I was there because I’ve been a huge fan of Steve’s work for years, but also (as I semi-bragged here) because ...

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New World Waking!

I’m heading back to San Francisco this weekend to attend the SF Gay Men’s Chorus’ world premiere of New World Waking!, the latest work by my fabulous pal Steve Schalchlin, whom you may recall from his recent Off Broadway hit, The Big Voice: God Or Merman? Three-time Oscar nominee Piper Laurie will introduce the evening, which features Tony Award winner ...

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JMG & The SF Gay Men’s Chorus

Well, sorta kinda. Ish. Very ish. Years ago I belonged to an online chat forum populated by aspiring writers, artsy types, and other regular mo’s. One of the forum members I befriended was Steve Schalchlin, the award-winning musical theater writer and performer that I have mentioned here many times. Some of you know Steve from his hit Off Broadway shows ...

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