Making the Boys

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The Boys in the Band is a groundbreaking play that earned historical significance by being the first successful work to authentically depict gay characters. Over a year before the Stonewall rebellion, the play found surprising success and became a... read more

The Boys in the Band is a groundbreaking play that earned historical significance by being the first successful work to authentically depict gay characters. Over a year before the Stonewall rebellion, the play found surprising success and became a must-see phenomenon around the world. It had an impact on mainstream and gay audiences in a way no creative work about homosexuals had ever done before. It stood alone for years as the premiere depiction of the gay lifestyle.

Original Release

03/11/2011

US Release

03/11/2011

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Cast

William Friedkin Himself / Self - Academy Award Winning Director
Mart Crowley Himself / Self - Playwright, The Boys in the Band
Larry Kramer Himself / Self - Author & Activist
Edward Albee Himself / Self - Playwright, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Dominick Dunne Himself / Self
Michael Cunningham Himself / Self - Author, The Hours
Candis Cayne Herself / Self - Actor, Dirty, Sexy, Money
Andy Cohen Himself / Self - Bravo
Cheyenne Jackson Himself / Self - Actor
Joe Allen Self - Investor, The Boys in the Band
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Crayton Robey

Cast

William Friedkin Himself / Self - Academy Award Winning Director
Mart Crowley Himself / Self - Playwright, The Boys in the Band
Larry Kramer Himself / Self - Author & Activist
Edward Albee Himself / Self - Playwright, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Dominick Dunne Himself / Self
Michael Cunningham Himself / Self - Author, The Hours
Candis Cayne Herself / Self - Actor, Dirty, Sexy, Money
Andy Cohen Himself / Self - Bravo
Cheyenne Jackson Himself / Self - Actor
Joe Allen Self - Investor, The Boys in the Band
Matt Baney Self - Dir. of HIV Services, St. Vincent's Hospital
David Carter Self - Historian
David Ehrenstein Self - Author, Open Secret: Gay Hollywood 1928-2000
Peter Harvey Self - Set Designer, The Boys in the Band
Aaron Hicklin Self - Editor-in-Chief, Out Magazine
Jerry Hoose Self - Founder, Gay Liberation Front
Page Johnson Self - Understudy for Emory
Charles Kaiser Self - Author, Gay Metropolis
Curtis Kelly Self - Owner, The Stonewall Inn
Josh Kilmer-Purcell Self - Author & Former Drag Queen

Producers

Editors

Robert Greene, Seth Hurlbert

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