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Top 5 Plays for Gays


Altar Boyz  

Altar Boyz
New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-239-6200.
Five good Christians—one of them troubled by a secret—struggle to make it as a boy band.

Avenue Q
John Golden Theater, 252 W. 45th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-239-6200.
Coming out's never been as tunefully comical as when puppets sing "If You Were Gay."

The Color Purple
Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway., nr. 52nd St.; 212-719-1300.
Alice Walker’s landmark novel comes to Broadway with its lesbian couple intact.

Die Mommie Die!
New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-239-6200.
Part Joan Crawford, part Norma Desmond, drag artiste Charles Busch brings B-movie glam to the stage.

Naked Boys Singing
New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-239-6200.
The title says it all.

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