National Coming Out Day: Cheyenne Jackson, Andrew Lippa, Lea DeLaria, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ann Hampton Callaway and More Share Stories of Pride

By Adam Hetrick
11 Oct 2013



Jordan Roth

Tony Award winner Jordan Roth, producer of Clybourne Park, Kinky Boots and president of Jujamcyn Theatres.

A theatre has always been a sacred space to me. The sacred act of standing in front of community and speaking your truth, speaking your story. That's what a wedding is. I understood that fully when Richie and I were married in a theatre nine months ago.

It was for me, an extension of Pride perhaps. Into Wholeness. All the parts of us – the personal, the professional, the familial, the communal, the sexual, our youth, our age, our past, our present, our future – all came together at that one moment in that one place to make something new. A new sense of self. A new pride.

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