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Moving the Needle with Love

by Thea Kano We had just boarded the buses following our performance at the Knoxville Pride Festival when we saw several protesters at the festival’s entrance, so we asked the drivers to pull over. Our 100 singers unloaded the buses and crossed four lanes of traffic to get to the other side of the road […]

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GMCW surrounds protesters with song

On June 17, 2017, while in Knoxville, TN to perform at Knoxville Pride as part of their Southern Equality Tour, GMCW encountered a group of anti-LGBTQ protesters outside the Knoxville Coliseum where the Knoxville Pride events were taking place. GMCW had finished performing and were on the tour buses about to head back to the […]

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Dispatches from the road

by Justin Fyala 1600 miles. 100 singers. 8 concerts. 6 states. 4 days. 2 buses. 1 voice. I dropped off my dog Daphne. I picked up coffee. I made my way to our departure point. As I turned the corner, I saw a singer walking, no, sashaying toward the bus. I stopped in my tracks […]

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MD Theatre Guide review of And the Tony Goes To

“This performance, in addition to being incredibly entertaining and very high caliber musically, also took the audience on a journey that the LGBTQ community has lived. It was the perfect balance of celebration and remembrance, enjoyable and thought-provoking.” Theater critic Kristin Franco of MD Theatre Guide gave a rave review to GMCW’s production of And […]

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Rave review for And the Tony Goes To…

“But with And the Tony Goes To… the Chorus may have raised its own bar. Because kicking off DC Pride Week was as thrilling and moving a musical tribute to the LGBTQ movement as anyone could wish for.” – John Stoltenberg, DC Metro Theater Arts Theater critic John Stoltenberg gave a rave review to GMCW’s […]

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Broadway Unbound

Metro Weekly editor Randy Shulman interviewed members of the creative team for GMCW’s Pride concert And the Tony Goes To… to discuss the concert’s song choices, how they reflect LGBTQ history, and the concert’s celebration of the LGBTQ community in one massive event. Randy spoke with stage director Frank Shutts, GMCW Artistic Director Thea Kano, […]

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GMCW announces Southern Equality Tour

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC (GMCW) is pleased to announce that this summer, June 2017, following Pride week in DC, GMCW will embark on its first-ever bus tour of the South titled Southern Equality Tour, traveling to states that have discriminatory laws against the LGBTQ community. GMCW will take its message of equality, […]

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Gay Men’s Chorus announces L.O.V.E.

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC (GMCW) is pleased to announce they will join with members of other GALA choruses from around the country to form a festival chorus titled L.O.V.E. – League of Voices for Equality. L.O.V.E. is a vocal music project at the Equality March for Unity and Pride on Sunday, June […]

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Moving the Needle

May 24, 2017 by Thea Kano Less than one week after the National Equality March for Pride and Unity, 100 members of GMCW and our staff will board buses and head out on our first Southern Equality Tour. In the four days we are on the road we’ll travel through six states (North Carolina, South […]

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GMCW announces 2017 Harmony Award Winners

Gay Men’s Chorus announces 2017 Harmony Award Winners GMCW is pleased to announce its 2017 Harmony Award winners. The Harmony Award is given each year to an individual from the community, an organization, and an individual from within the Chorus family who exemplify GMCW’s mission and work to champion equality. NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ […]

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