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Be sure to catch “The Untitled Sex Project”, a new play by fellow “Adaumbelle’s Quest” participant Billy Porter this Monday, January 11 at 7:30pm at The Gay and Lesbian Center in New York City on 14th Street (between 7th & 8th Avenue).

According to press notes, “The Untitled Sex Project” focuses on Thomas, an African-American, gay, filmmaker with a condemnable sexual history that threatens to render him emotionally destitute and bankrupt forever. In an effort to move beyond the shame of his battle-scared past; he decides to enlist the help of his four best friends to participate in a documentary-style experiment to try to unlock the key to closing the unspoken chasm of the modern day gay man’s relationship towards sex and intimacy. Finding the courage to navigate through this tumultuous, emotional terrain that is his fractured life, and learning to face and then embrace his demons, sets him on the path to forgiveness, redemption and the ultimate human need – LOVE.”

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Billy PorterFellow “Adaumbelle’s Quest” participant Billy Porter directs “Stephen Schwartz: Making Good” concert tonight at 7:30pm as part of Upright Cabaret’s “Wicked” Summer Nights series in Los Angeles, CA. The concert will debut the West Coast premiere of songs from Schwartz’s new opera, Séance on a Wet Afternoon, as well as tunes from the composer’s many Broadway and film musicals.

Those scheduled to perform are: Terrence Mann, Tracie Thoms, Michael Arden, David Burnham, Jennifer Leigh Warren, Elizabeth Brackenbury, Barrett Foa, Audra Mae, Michael Marcotte, Katy Mixon, Nicole Parker, Hila Plitmann, Aaron Refvem, Tami Tappan Damiano, Ty Taylor and Brenna Whitaker.

The Ford Amphitheatre is located at 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East in Hollywood, CA. For tickets www.uprightcabaret.com/events

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