Nick Adams & Hulu’s New Rom-Com ‘Fire Island’

L-R James Scully, Nick Adams, Conrad Ricamora (all photos: Searchlight Pictures)

True triple threat Nick Adams (Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Wicked) stars as “Cooper” in the highly-anticipated gay-themed romantic comedy Fire Island The Movie alongside Bowen Yang, Margaret Cho and the film’s writer Joel Kim Booster. The film is set for release today, June 3, on Hulu. Continue reading “Nick Adams & Hulu’s New Rom-Com ‘Fire Island’”

News Round-Up: December 18, 2017

Some news items you might have missed:

• Thanks to Boy Culture, I want to make sure you schedule a checkup with Dr. Yazan Abou-Ismail (above). Not only is he a doctor, but he’s clearly waaay hot. And he records covers of his favorite songs on YouTube. Check out his Instagram here.

• Easily one of my favorite LGBT-centric books of 2017 is TV writer Michael Ausiello’s Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies, TV writer Michael Ausiello which chronicles the journey he shared with husband Kit Cowan, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2014. Now, Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons has optioned the film rights for the book with plans to produce and star in the flick.

• Track Palin, son of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, is in jail tonight for breaking into his parents’ house and beating his dad, Todd Palin. When police arrived Todd was bleeding from multiple cuts to his face. This is not Track’s first brush with the police.

• GOP Senate Candidate E.W. Jackson says it’s OK to call gay people “perverted” and that homosexuality “poisons culture.”

• Gay besties Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper revealed on a recent episode of Watch What Happens Live which one is the bigger freak in bed. Interestingly, they both agreed on who that is.

• My buddy from CHICAGO the Musical days, Nick Adams (Wicked, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), brought the holiday cheer recently when he guested with The Skivvies in New York City. For those may not know, The Skivvies are an uber-popular cabaret act that performs in their underwear. Check out Nick and his holiday medley below.

The Theater World Is So, So Small

With the uber-talented Nick Adams of Wicked

The theater world never fails to surprise me.

I dropped off a set of keys at The Smith Center here in Las Vegas today as three cast members of WICKED will be renting my townhouse in LA in December during their LA run.

As I’m walking back to the parking garage, I passed a really good-looking guy and had to do a double-take.

I think I know him.  As I turn to look again, he’s done the same.

“Randy?”

“Nick!”

The very handsome, uber-talented Nick Adams has been starring in the national company of Wicked (as the somewhat light-witted “Fiyero”) since February.  I’ve known Nick for about ten years, ever since we worked together in the national tour of Chicago.

Since then he’s become a favorite on Broadway appearing in Chicago, A Chorus Line, The Pirate Queen, Guys & Dolls, La Cage aux Folles and most recently (the last place I saw Nick)  in his show-stopping role of “Adam/Felicia” in the hit Priscilla Queen of the Desert.


And so there we were today. Just one of those moments that happen in the theater: walking down the street, thousands of miles and a few years from last seeing each other, and BAM! “How are you doing?”

It was a quick “hey!” as it was two minutes to half-hour call – “How are you? How’s the road?” – but made me smile. I love that the theater world works like this.

Till next time, Nick.


You can catch Nick and company in Wicked over the next few months in San Diego, then Los Angeles until March.