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Girlfriend by Todd Almond (Music and lyrics by Matthew Sweet)
The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris & Linda Libby’s Holigay Storytime
A Kind of Weather by Sylvan Oswald
Plot Points in our Sexual Development by Miranda Rose Hall
Head Over Heels Conceived and Original Book by Jeff Whitty & Adapted by James Magruder




Bull in a China Shop by Bryna Turner
This Beautiful City by The Civilians (Written by Steven Cosson & Jim Lewis) 
The Hour of Great Mercy by Miranda Rose Hall
Hedwig and the Angry Inch by John Cameron Mitchell
Significant Other by Joshua Harmon


La Ronde (Tryst) Created by Michael Mizerany

Midnight Alley Created by Michael Mizerany
Queer Heartache by Kit Yan


Homos, Or Everyone In America by Jordan Seavey
The Moors by Jen Silverman
Cardboard Piano by Hansol Jung
The Happiest Place on Earth by Philip Dawkins
The Loneliest Girl in the World with book and lyrics by Gordon Leary and music by Julia Meinwald


Lonely Christmas by Isaac Oliver
Man Trap
In the Va Va Voom Room

702x336 - 16-17 Season - DTP


Ballast by Georgette Kelly
Well by Lisa Kron

2.5 Minute Ride by Lisa Kron

The Mystery of Love and Sex by Bathsheba Doran
Lizard Boy Music & Lyrics by Justin Huertas


Gay (as in happy) Songs and Dances
The Kinsey Sicks Oy Vey in a Manger (co production with Martini’s Above 4th)
In the Va Va Voom Room


Amazons and their Men by Jordan Harrison
Bright Half Life by Tonya Barfield
A Civil War Christmas by Paula Vogel
Now or Later by Christopher Shinn
The Boy Who Danced on Air The Boy Who Danced On Air by Tim Rosser and Charlie Sohne


The Skivvies
Man Clan
A Divine Evening with Charles Busch
In the Va Va Voom Room
2015 Spring


Baby With the Bathwater by Christopher Durang
A New Brain by William Finn & James Lapine


The Silence of the Clams by Jamie Morris
The Facts of LifeThe Facts of Life by Jamie Morris


Boys and Girls  by Tom Donaghy
Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story Book, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Dolginoff
bare: a pop opera Music by Damon Intrabartolo. Book and Lyrics by Jon Hartmere.
Regrets Only by Paul Rudnick
TRU by Jay Presson Allen



HGD logoHot Guys Dancing Conceived and Directed by Michael Mizerany
B Squared by Brad Bradley with Musical Direction by Joshua Zecher-Ross
Miss Gulch Returns! 
Re-Designing Women by Jamie Morris
She-Rantulas from Outer Space-in 3D! by Ruff Yeager & Phil Johnson
Birds of a Feather by Marc Acito
The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler by Jeff Whitty
The Divine Sister by Charles Busch
Marry Me a Little by Stephen Sondheim
She-Rantulas from Outer Space-in 3D! by Ruff Yeager & Phil Johnson
Scrooge in Rouge Book and Lyrics by Ricky Graham. Hargis. Original Music Composed by Jefferson Turner.
Señor Phil’s Casa del Ha-Ha 
Miss Kitty’s Wild West Revue Conceived and Directed by Michael Mizerany


Harmony, Kansas Music by Anna K. Jacobs. Book & Lyrics by Bill Nelson
Pippin Music & Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Book by Roger O. Hirson
When Last We Flew by Harrison David Rivers
Scrooge in Rouge Book and Lyrics by Ricky Graham. Additional Material by Jeffrey Roberson. Other Interesting Bits by Yvette Hargis. Original Music Composed by Jefferson Turner.
Hot Guys Dancing Conceived and Directed by Michael Mizerany


You Gotta Get a Gimmick Conceived and Directed by James Vasquez
Dance / Theatre Artistic Direction by Peter G. Kalivas
Altar Boyz Book by Kevin Del Aguila
Playlist: An evening with Telly Leung
Señor Phil’s Casa del Ha-Ha 
Heather & Tony: We Might Be Cousins by Heather Paton and Tony Houck
Tori Roze and the Hot Mess
Bobby Jo Valentine


title of show Book by Hunter Bell Music & Lyrics by Jeff Bowen
Anita Bryant Died For Your Sins by Brian Christopher Williams
Santa Claus Is Coming Out by Jeffrey Solomon
Fair Use by Sarah Gubbins
And Then I Wrote a Song About It Book by Eric H. Weinberger, Music by Daniel S. Acquisto, Lyrics by Sammy Buck
Dooley by William di Canzio


Always a Bridesmaid, Never a Groom written and performed by Robin Tyler
Sextet Music and Libretto by Nicolas Reveles
Dance / Theatre Artistic Direction by Peter G. Kalivas


Twist by Gila Sand and composer Paul Leschen
Bent by Martin Sherman
The New Century by Paul Rudnick
The Marriage Bed by Nona Shepphard
Moscow Book and lyrics by Nick Salamone.  Music by Maury R. McIntyre


Dance / Theatre Artistic Direction by Peter G. Kalivas
Queer Theatre: Taking Center Stage


Yank! by David and Joseph Zellnick
Scrooge in Rouge by Ricky Graham, Jeffrey Roberson, Yvette Hargis and Jefferson Turner
As Much As You Can by Paul Oakley Stovall
Facing East by Carol Lynn Pearson
The Little Dog Laughed by Douglas Carter Beane
The Break Up Notebook: The Lesbian Musical by Patricia Cotter (Book) and Lori Scarlett (Music and Lyrics)
The Busy World is Hushed by Keith Bunin
Torch Song Trilogy by Harvey Fierstein
The Daddy Machine by Patricia Loughrey and music and lyrics by Rayme Sciaroni
Bluebonnet Court by Zsa Zsa Gershick
Corpus Christi by Terrence McNally

When Pigs Fly by Howard Crabtree

¡Gaytino! written and performed by Dan Guerrero

It’s a Fabulous Life by David Sexton

Happy Endings are Extra by Ashraf Johaardien

The Long Christmas Ride Home by Paula Vogel

Bunbury by Tom Jacobson

2005-2006 - Diversionary celebrates it's 20 year anniversary


lhalla by Paul Rudnick

A Bright Room Called Day by Tony Kushner

Beautiful Thing by Jonathan Harvey

The Twilight of the Golds by Jonathan Tolins

Jessica John as "Bing" in Pulp! Photo credit: Coast Highway Photography.

Pulp by Patricia Kane

Thief River by Lee Blessing
Fit To Be Tied by Nicky Silver
Wrinkles by Rebecca Basham
Reverse Psychology by Charles Ludlam
Looking for Normal by Jane Anderson
Confessions of a Mormon Boy by Steve Fales


Love! Valour! Compassion! by Terrence McNally

Another American: Asking and Telling by Marc Wolf

Brave Smiles by The Five Lesbian Brothers

Butterflyby David Henry Hwang

Places to Touch Him by Guillermo Reyes



The Killing of Sister George by Frank Marcus

The Mystery of Irma Vep by Charles Ludlam

Gross Indecency by Moisés Kaufman

Deporting the Divas by Guillermo Reyes

Falsettos by William Finn & James Lapine



The Boys in the Band by Mart Crowley

Lot’s Daughters by Rebecca Basham

Jeffrey by Paul Rudnick

Never the Sinner by John Logan

Cloud Nine by Caryl Churchill

Fifth of July by Lanford Wilson



Jeff Stryker does Hard Times

Angels in America Part Two: Perestroika by Tony Kushner

Handsome Men by Mike Dempsy

Friends of Dorothy by Ruff Yeager

The Mineloa Twins by Paula Vogel

The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told by Paul Rudnick

Breaking The Code by Hugh Whitmore

Psycho Beach Party by Charles Busch

Love! Valour! Compassion! by Terrence McNally



Suddenly Last Summer by Tennessee Williams

Women Behind Bars by Tom Eyen

Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches by Tony Kushner

Rocky Horror Show by Richard O’Brien

Cyberqueer by Tom Jacobson

Our Gay Apparel by Robert Joseph



Dangerous Beauty by Lee Jenkins

Our Gay Apparel by Robert Joseph

O’Mary’s by Wayne Tibbets

Giving up the Ghost by Cherrie Moraga

The Destiny of Me by Larry Kramer

Hannah Free by Claudia Allen

The Gays of Our Lives by Claudia Allen



Execution of Justice by Emily Mann

Our Gay Apparel by Robert Joseph

A Late Snow by Jane Chambers

Weldon Rising by Phyllis Nagy

Girl Bar by Phyllis Nagy



The Underwear Plays by Troy Tradup

Our Gay Apparel by Robert Joseph

Julie Johnson by Wendy Hammond

Salaam Shalom by Saleem Azzouqa

Why We Have A Body by Claire Chafee

Hair book & lyrics by James Rado & Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot



Porcelain by Chay Yew

Bonnie Earl Tapestry by H.L. Cherryholmes

The Tailor-Made Man by Claudio Macor

Naked & In Love by Tom Keegan and Davidson Lloyd

3 by Sarah Schulman by Sarah Schulman

MidWest Side Story written and performed by John McGivern

Something in Common written and performed by Frank DiPalermo

The City Made Me Do It with David Mills by David Mills

Last Summer at Bluefish Cove by Jane Chambers



nooses, knives & lovers by Robert Joseph

Movie Queens by Claudia AlIen

Your Soaking In It with David Mills by David Mills

Street Theater by Doric Wilson



Ten Percent Revue by Tom Wilson Weinberg

Bent by Martin Sherman

The Bitter Tears Of Petra Von Kant by Rainer Werner Fassbinder

The Well of Horniness by Holly Hughes



Small Town Confidential by Jim Pfanner

Dolores Street by Theresa M. Carilli

Healin’ Dirt Diner by Mary F. Casey and Pamela Gray



Remember My Name by David Lemos

Coming Soon by Debby Klein

Rules of Love by Joe Pintaro


Untold Decades by Robert Patrick

A Late Snow by Jane Chambers

Jerker, or The Helping Hand by Robert Chesley



Stage Blood by Charles Ludlam

Life of the Party by Doug Holzclaw

Celebrity Gaze, adaptation of Boze Hadliegh’s book, Conversations with My Elders


Lunch and Dessert by Philip Real & The Fairy Garden by Harry Kondoleon

Disappearing Act by Michael Oster