Tony Winner Billy Porter Thanks His Mom for Being ‘the Personification of True Christianity’

When Billy Porter won a Tony for his role in the new musical Kinky Boots last night, there was barely a dry eye in Radio City Music Hall. The actor teared up during his acceptance speech, especially when he thanked his mother.".... my mother, Clarenda Jean Ford, at home in Pittsburgh, you are the personification of true Christianity. Your willingness to embrace that which you don't understand with unconditional love is a template which the world could benefit from in employing," he said. … [Read more...]

The Best #JewishMusicals from Twitter

Recently, the #JewishMusicals hashtag started going around on Twitter, and some of the titles were hilarious. Here are a few of my favorites:NathanWurtzel: KatzSledkitten: Spiderman: No, It's OK, I'll Sit in the DarkConFuria: Kvetch Me If You CanWeddingYentas: The Wizard of SchnozItsDLevy: You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown, But Why Couldn't You Have Been A Doctor Like Your Older Brother?BillCuban: Miss SinaiNeonTaster: A Street Mamed GuiltKevinpshan: … [Read more...]


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