Alan Poul has a distinguished career as a film and television producer and director and has been the driving force behind all “Tales of the City” TV adaptations in addition to producing “Six Feet Under” and directing multiple episodes. In this interview, he speaks about his nights at The Saint and the complicated narratives of AIDS and gay liberation in America.
Gregory Lawrence Stewart, former art director for Blueboy magazine, talks about his wild NYC nights, his play, and Grace Jones (of course).
Before he worked for the Human Rights Campaign, Don Epstein was a card-carrying member of The Saint. We talked about that infamous Grace Jones performance, AIDS, and his powerful memories from the dance floor.
A virtual glimpse of the moments before opening night on September 20, 1980.
Tom Brown (an alias) was a stage manager at The Saint in 1986. He witnessed erotic — and uncomfortable — performances and assisted legendary artists like Colm Wilkinson, Andy Warhol, and Sarah Vaughan.
The Saint Foundation’s archives include a 1980 copy of ‘Bob Damrom’s Address Book,’ a rare guide to gay cruising across America.
Howard Rosenman, the award-winning producer of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Call Me By Your Name,” shares stories from The Saint dance floor and issues a call-to-action for tellers of gay history.
Bruce Mailman is remembered by some as a controversial figure in gay NYC history because of his refusal to close the New Saint Mark’s Baths amidst the AIDS outbreak. But his approach is now widely adopted by public health activists.
Bruce Mailman, the original gay owner of The Saint and The Saint Mark’s Baths, said to always look forward, never backward. And that’s what we intend to do.