Tag Archives: The Big Voice

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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HomoQuotable – Steve Schalchlin

“Gay people who are raised in a religious environment, a conservative religious environment are basically told, ‘You’re not good enough / you don’t belong here / you need to change / you need to be something else.’ And so, in a lot of our lives, we end up leaving the church and hating God or hating Religion or hating the ...

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Big Voice Opens in SF August 1st

My pals Steve Schalchlin and Jim Brochu’s show, The Big Voice: God Or Merman?, a musical comedy about their 22-year marriage, opens in San Francisco at the New Conservatory Theatre on August 1st. The show had a great six month run in New York City, winning rave reviews from Variety and the New York Times. Our contemporary embrace of the ...

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Showbiz Round-Up

Last week I had dinner with Queer Of The Year 2006, Mike Jones, musical superstars Steve Schalchlin and Jim Brochu, and theatrical producer Jerry Wade. Mike had just arrived from a taping of the Montell Williams show, where he tangled with loony Exodus front man Alan Chambers. I’ll let you know when the show airs. Mike is also about to ...

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Valentine’s Day With The Big Voice

I was all set to write a post encouraging attendance at The Big Voice, the critically-raved off-Broadway musical about, written by and starring two gay men in a 22-year relationship. This is the slow time of year for theatre attendance and when the shows with less than packed houses tend to fold. Then I got the following press release: An ...

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