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Before Prop 8, "Will & Grace," AIDS, gay pride or Stonewall, "The Boys in the Band" changed everything. Crayton Robey's Making the Boys explores the enduring legacy of the first-ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to successfully reach a mainstream audience. Beloved by some for breaking new ground and condemned by others for reinforcing gay stereotypes, "The Boys in the Band" sparked heated controversy that endures to this day. Featuring interviews with its author Mart Crowley, surviving cast members, and a who's who from stage and screen, this enjoyable documentary captures the behind-the-scenes drama and lasting legacy of this cultural milestone.
Featuring Edward Albee, Mart Crowley, Dominick Dunne, William Friedkin, Carson Kressley, Tony Kushner, Terrence McNally, Robert Wagner and more.
One of the most insightful film and stage documentaries. Really is fitting tribute to the creative team of TBITB.Published 20 days ago by Eric T McDonough
I read numerous reviews before I purchased it, but I am a great fan of boys in the band and wanted this with the hopes of learning more about "the boys. Read morePublished 5 months ago by ClarityOfMind
Good- used for documentary on '60,s culture. Great home movie footage w/ Natalie Wood etc etc.Published 5 months ago by HonestAnt
This is a brilliant,if sad, making of documentary of one of the best gay films of the era..IT was based on the stage show which was brilliant. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Peter M
having seen the Sydney production of this play, i always thought what a brave production it was, so far ahead of it's time. Read morePublished 18 months ago by col
This video has performed perfectly, and has been viewed over and over again. I am happy with it, and will watch your site.Published 23 months ago by T. Payton
Making the Boys is a very important film, considering how many younger gay men and lesbians really have no idea how bad things were in the past. Read morePublished 23 months ago by meesha
Superb! A must-see prior to seeing the movie. Worth every penny. Offers invaluable perspective you can't get anywhere else. Riveting biography.Published on April 29, 2013 by Nathaniel Dickerhoff