Broadway World Interview with Thea Kano

Washington, DC
March 6, 2017

Christopher Castanho from Broadway World interviewed GMCW’s Artistic Director Thea Kano about the upcoming production of the Broadway musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. The Chorus will present a gay version of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical. The cast features over 70 members of the Chorus along with some male and female guest stars, including Wendy Rieger and Doug Kammerer from NBC4-TV News. To read the interview, click HERE.

Queery: Becca Schaefer

February 2, 2017
Washington, DC

QUEERY: Becca Schaefer

One of the members of the GenOUT Chorus, Becca Schaefer, is the subject of this week’s Queery in the Washington Blade. Becca was interviewed by Joey DiGuglielmo and photographed by Michael Key.

Click HERE to read the article.

Live from Ukraine CD now on sale

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC is pleased to announce that a new CD recording from their historic trip to Ukraine in 2015 is now available for purchase. Recorded live in L’viv, Ukraine, the CD, entitled Live From Ukraine, features vocal ensemble Potomac Fever performing 18 tracks from their historic LGBTQ music and outreach concert tour.

To purchase a CD or download the music from CDBaby, click HERE.

To download music from iTunes, click HERE.

Rave Review for Let’s Misbehave

Washington, DC – Critic Gary McMillan from DC Metro Theater Arts gave a rave review to the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington’s cabaret show “Let’s Misbehave!” which was held on November 12 at Atlas Performing Arts Center. Twelve soloists from the Chorus shared funny (sometimes poignant) stories of misbehaving accompanied by songs ranging from musical theater to pop to jazz. “The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington cabaret series, under the direction of Thea Kano, provides an excellent showcase for the individual talents of Chorus members and allows them to explore a wide range of material.” To read the full review, click HERE.

GMCW wins Best LGBT Social Group

Washington, DC

GMCW wins Best LGBT Social Group in
2016 Best of Gay DC Awards

The Washington Blade announced the winners of the 2016 Best of Gay DC Awards. The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC won Best LGBT Social Group. Winners are decided by fan and audience voting and were announced at the Best of Gay DC party at Town on October 20, 2016. For a complete list of this year’s Community winners, click HERE. To see all the lists on Washington Blade’s website, click HERE. Thank you to everyone who supported GMCW by voting!

GMCW to receive Champion Award for Community Service

Washington, DC
October 12, 2016

GMCW to receive Champion Award for Community Service
from Team DC

We are thrilled to announce that the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC is being honored with the Champion Award for Community Service from Team DC. The awards dinner, called “A Night of Champions,” will be held on November 5th at the Washington Hilton Hotel. Thank you to Team DC for this great honor. For more information about the awards dinner and event, please visit Team DC’s website.

GMCW on Inside Out LGBT Radio Show

On , Tuesday October 4, 2016, Thea Kano and members of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC appeared on the Inside Out Radio Show on WPFW 89.3FM. The program airs live weekly on Tuesdays from 2-3pm. The Gay Men’s Chorus program is archived at www.wpfwfm.org. Just click on “Archived Shows” and scroll down to “Inside Out Tuesday October 4, 2016 2:00pm.” You can stream the audio or download it and listen.

QUEERY: Justin Fyala

September 14, 2016
Washington, DC

QUEERY: Justin Fyala

The new executive director of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC, Justin Fyala, is the subject of this week’s Queery in the Washington Blade. Justin was interviewed by Joey DiGuglielmo and photographed by Michael Key.

Click HERE to read the article.

GMCW featured on WETA

Washington, DC

Gay Men’s Chorus featured on WETA Neighborhoods

As part of WETA’s series profiling Washington, DC neighborhoods and organizations, the Gay Men’s Chorus was featured as one of the local DC nonprofits that is making a difference in the District. To watch the episode, click HERE.

For more information about PBS and WETA, please their website at www.pbs.org.

 

GMCW wins design award from National Gay Media Association

September 1, 2016
Washington, DC
contact: Craig Cipollini
ccipollini@gmcw.org

Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington Awarded DC Local Design Award

On September, 1, 2016, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC was presented with the DC Local Design Award by the National Gay Media Association and The Washington Blade. The award was presented to Marketing Director and Designer Craig Cipollini and Executive Director Justin Fyala.