BTL COVID-19 Resource Guide

As the world continues to learn more about coronavirus and its spread, it's vital to stay up-to-date on the latest developments. However, it's also important to make sure that the information being distributed is from credible sources. To that end, Between The Lines has compiled, [...]

Friend of Elmo

By | 2020-03-04T14:49:13-05:00 March 4th, 2020|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Peter player on "ER" 5 "Cast Away" escape boat 9 XXX, to the Greeks 13 Cafeteria list 14 160 rods 15 Chase game 16 The last part of "Semper ubi sub ubi," in [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2020-03-04T14:01:07-05:00 March 4th, 2020|Features|

By Romeo San Vicente 'The Book of Ruth' re-opens the book on AIDS Now that the 1980s are officially vintage and the subject of period films, a mini wave of projects about the first decade [...]

A Nat 20 for Inclusion

By | 2020-02-25T17:48:19-05:00 February 25th, 2020|Entertainment, Features|

From the savviest of fantasy adventurers to those who have never even seen a D20 die, directly or otherwise, it's almost certain that Dungeons and Dragons has somehow influenced the entertainment they consume. Getting its [...]

‘Pray the Gay Away’ Live: Zakar Twins Invite Audiences to Their LGBTQ Comedy Play

By | 2020-02-19T16:41:04-05:00 February 19th, 2020|Entertainment, Features|

Michael and Zach Zakar are identical twins. In typical twin fashion, they finish each other’s sentences, and during press interviews — like their latest with Between The Lines for their autobiographical play "Pray the Gay Away" — nothing is different. Endearingly, follow-up emails are closed with the phrase, “Double Love, Michael and Zach,” and one certainly feels like they're seeing double when meeting them. Thankfully, once we got talking in person, differentiating between the two became much easier. What did stay the same, however, was their take on their brand-new play.

Jeff Montgomery Documentary to Kickoff Freep Film Festival

By | 2020-02-19T16:29:17-05:00 February 19th, 2020|Entertainment, Features|

The world premiere of “America You Kill Me,” a Detroit-produced documentary about the triumphs and struggles of gay rights leader and Triangle Foundation co-founder Jeffrey Montgomery, will be the centerpiece of the Freep Film Festival’s opening night on Wednesday, April 22, at the Fillmore Detroit.

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2020-02-19T16:26:42-05:00 February 19th, 2020|Entertainment, Features|

   By Romeo San Vicente Beanie Feldstein and other 'Humans' Beanie Feldstein, star of "Booksmart" and the super ambitious 20-year-long Richard Linklater-meets-Stephen Sondheim project "Merrily We Roll Along," and who is also recently casually public [...]


By | 2020-02-19T15:56:49-05:00 February 19th, 2020|Entertainment, Features|

Tony Award-winning director Barlett Sher and the team behind "South Pacific," "The King and I" and "Oslo" are bringing a "fresh and authentic vision" to this classic musical. The original production of "Fiddler on the [...]

Dolly Would!

By | 2020-02-05T15:42:48-05:00 February 5th, 2020|Entertainment, Puzzles|

  Across 1 Untouchable head 5 Gomer Pyle's branch 9 Thomas who wrote "334" 14 Beginning of "Wicked" 15 Cause of Pinocchio's 8-incher 16 Sound of a facial discharge 17 With 38-Across, with "The," venue [...]

Relationship to Crime

By | 2020-02-12T12:41:12-05:00 February 5th, 2020|Entertainment, Theater|

Mystery, murder and the age-old question of "why?" Each of these criteria is met in Stephen Dolginoff's crime musical "Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story." Recounting the tale of what was the "murder of [...]