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The Hollywood Museum Announces Fourth Annual Real to Reel: Portrayals and Perceptions of LGBTQs in Hollywood Exhibit

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Broadway World
The Hollywood Museum Announces Fourth Annual Real to Reel: Portrayals and Perceptions of LGBTQs in Hollywood Exhibit
by BWW News Desk
May. 20, 2017

Bette Midler and Bruce Vilanch

Bette Midler and Bruce Vilanch

The Hollywood Museum is thrilled to announce its 2017 salute to the LGBTQ community‘s contributions to the entertainment industry. The fourth annual “REAL to REEL: Portrayals and Perceptions of LGBTQs in Hollywood” exhibit, in partnership with Los Angeles City Council member Mitch O’Farrell, is an educational, entertaining and informative retrospective of LGBTQ images in film, TV, new digital platforms featuring costumes, props, photos, and iconic imagery all telling the story of the milestones and influence that LGBTQ characters and plot lines have had in Hollywood from early stereotypes to modern-day representations. Additionally, REAL to REEL celebrates LGBTQ icons those individuals and couples who may be openly LGBTQ or not, and who support the LGBTQ community. Read More

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

New York Post
Reviewed by Joe Regan Jr.
June 13, 2013

4-27-2013 3-55-20 AM

Popping up on the 54 Below stage wearing a T shirt with the message about “Adele,” Bruce Vilanch launched into “Hey, Don’t Look At Me” from Follies with special lyrics about his appearance at his old stomping ground, the basement room of 54 Below. Without a break, Vilanch jumped into “Gee But It’s Good To Be Here” perfectly impersonating Ethel Merman’s high note! His accompanist was the talented Brian Nash who plays for the late open mic show at 54 Below every Monday night at 11:30 PM. Read More

Bruce Vilanch Performs At Gay & Lesbian Film Festival In Durham August

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Durham Herald Sun
Gay & Lesbian Film Festival announces August lineup
07.07.10 – 09:20 pm
From staff reports

DURHAM — Comedy writer Bruce Vilanch will perform at the 15th annual North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, to be at the Carolina Theatre Aug. 12-15.

Vilanch is best known as the joke and gag writer for the Oscars, the Tonys, the Grammys and other awards shows. His life and often requested skills as a joke writer were the subject of a 1999 documentary titled “Get Bruce!” Vilanch was an entertainment writer for the Chicago Tribune, an assignment that put him in touch with Bette Midler, who in 1970 hired him to write jokes for her. Read More

Reminder: Bruce Plays Key West this Thursday and Friday May 27-28, 2010, at Duval Street’s Bourbon Street Pub.

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Tickets are available at the door. Call 760-322-3554 or visit Bourbon Street Pub online at

Bourbon St. Pub 724 Duval Street Key West, FL 33040