Rufus Wainwright



Rufus Wainwright's career concerns

Rufus Wainwright thinks he would have been more successful if he wasn't open about being gay.

Wainwright: My honesty over sexuality has hindered my success

Rufus Wainwright thinks he’d be more successful if he wasn’t open about his sexuality. The Canadian-American singer feels being gay has held him back in his native America and wonders if he’d have more success if he was ambiguous about his sexual orientation.

Rufus reveals protective instincts about daughter

Singer Rufus Wainwright reveals protective instincts he has about his three-year- old daughter Viva.

Amanda Hearst throws intimate dinner for Georgina Bloomberg

Amanda Hearst threw a dinner for Georgina Bloomberg at her family home in the Hamptons. Guests at the Hearst ­estate included Rufus Wainwright, who said he was sad to spend...

Waters leads star-studded performance at Hamptons picnic

A VIP crowd at artist Cindy Sherman’s East Hampton estate on Saturday was treated to a star-studded concert. Performers at the Perfect Earth Project picnic benefit — to promote “toxin...

Playhouse Notes: ‘Singing surgeon’ Loudon Wainwright III

Captain Calvin Spalding from M*A*S*H (the singing surgeon) and the singer of “Dead Skunk (in the Middle of the Road)” is going to light up the stage of The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, September 12, at 8 p.m.

71 Plays Premiering This Fall

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Martha Wainwright playing Dublin shows in November

Martha Wainwright will play two intimate gigs at Whelans on November 3 and 4.

Lavish Hamptons blowouts planned for Labor Day

Despite the great Hamptons rosé shortage, intrepid East End partiers are ending the summer with sophisticated soirees and boisterous bacchanals over Labor Day weekend. Doyenne of No. 8 Amy Sacco...

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Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright (born 22 July 1973) is a Canadian-American . Wainwright was born in Rhinebeck, New York, USA, to folk singers Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle (they divorced while he was a child). He began to play the piano at age six, and by age thirteen he was touring with his sister Martha Wainwright, mother Kate, and aunt Anna as the McGarrigle Sisters and Family.

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