Days of our Lives' Will and Sonny are joining the likes of famous pairs Sonny and Cher, Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger, and Nathan Lane and Robin Williams in a special new exhibit at the Hollywood Museum in Los Angeles.
Wedding costumes worn by the two characters, played by Guy Wilson and Freddie Smith, will be on display as part of the museum's new exhibition, Reel to Real: Portrayals and Perceptions of Gays in Hollywood, running through Monday, July 20.
In addition to the DAYS items, the exhibition features photos, costumes, props, and iconic imagery from the past and present, including dresses from Dynasty designer Nolan Miller, Nathan Lane's costume from The Birdcage, Michael Douglas' suit from Behind the Candelabra, Al Pacino's jacket from Cruising, the pink-lined coffin from True Blood, and a cocktail dress that belonged to Elizabeth Taylor, whose quotes regarding Rock Hudson and AIDS are also on display.
"The museum welcomes the opportunity to create and showcase this important exhibition, sharing with the public the artistic expression of the LGBT culture and its transformative impact on the world through the entertainment industry," says Donelle Dadigan, Founder and President of the Hollywood Museum, which is located in the Historic Max Factor Building at 1660 N. Highland Ave, at Hollywood Blvd., in Hollywood, California.
Also currently on display at the museum is a collection of never-before-seen Marilyn Monroe photos, which Queens of Drama stars Donna Mills (Madeline Reeves, General Hospital), Crystal Hunt (ex-Lizzie Spaulding, Guiding Light; ex-Stacy Morasco, One Life to Live), Lindsay Hartley (ex-Cara Castillo, All My Children; ex-Arianna Hernandez, Days of our Lives; ex-Theresa Lopez-Fitzgerald, Passions), and Chrystee Pharris (ex-Simone Russell, Passions) debuted last month.
For more information on the Reel to Real exhibition and the Monroe exhibition, visit the Hollywood Museum's official website.
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