Welcome back to Gays of Our Lives. We’ve
returned from vacation and we’ve got a special edition for you, starting with
an interview with out Broadway actor Nicholas Rodriguez, who just joined the
cast of One Life To Live as Nick,
daytime’s newest gay. Find out how Nick is going to stir up trouble for former
lovers Kyle and Oliver – as if the couple didn’t have enough trauma already!
GOOL THEATER has clips from this past week’s One Live To Live, and once again the show is our PICK OF THE WEEK.
After you watch the clips, I’m sure you’ll agree. Plus, Roman and Deniz’s
relationship gets more complicated on All
That Matters. And As The World Turns continues
it’s descent into tedium.
In SCOOPS AND SPOILERS, find out what campy supernatural drama The Lair has in store as it begins its
new season, what secret is revealed on EastEnders
and the latest twists and turns in Kyle, Oliver and Nick’s triangular
problem on One Live To Live.
We have a Fall Preview of your favorite primetime soaps and dramas in GOOL
NEWSBEAT, as well as some intriguing casting news for ABC’s new sitcom Modern Family, the latest on the Heather
Locklear watch on Melrose Place, some
dish on the gay sex scene on Mad Men
and news on the latest awards that As The
World Turns stars Jake Silbermann and Van Hansis are nominated for.
Plus, as always, SNAPSHOTS and SOAP STUD OF THE WEEK!
For weeks now, fans of One Life To Live have been caught up
in the complicated and messy love story between Kyle Lewis and Oliver Fish,
played by Brett Claywell and out actor Scott Evans. And it’s about to get even
messier and more complicated.
On August 17th, out Broadway actor Nicholas Rodriguez debuted as
Nick Chavez, the new gay in town who caught Kyle’s eye, much to Oliver’s
chagrin. And what started as a four-day gig to be a third wheel in the
Oliver/Kyle relationship has turned into an recurring role that promises to
bring much gay excitement to Llanview. AfterElton.com recently spoke to the handsome, talented actor about his new life
in the world of soaps, his Broadway work, his upcoming film debut and much
(As this interview is rather lengthy, feel free to skip directly to GOOL Theater.)
AE: What made you decide to do a soap opera?
NR: It was one of the first television auditions that I went on. My degrees
are in opera, and I thought that was what I wanted to do. Then I moved to the
city, and everything just kind of changed. I’ve been going with the flow and
studying different things, but there’s something about the quick pace of the
soap opera that I really like. It keeps you on your feet. You get the script,
you just have a few days, then you have to trust your instinct and go.