Wednesday, April 23, 2014

CASA VALENTINA opens tonight by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

CASA VALENTINA, the new play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, opens tonight, April 23 at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theat…

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Theater News: Joshua Bell, Austin Pendleton, Jackie Hoffman, and Frank London Join the Lineup for Fiddler on the Roof 50th-Anniversary Concert

The largest-ever Fiddler reunion will be cochaired by Harvey Fierstein, Harold Prince, and Frank Rich.

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 by Susan Grace

  Today’s Highlights: * Manhattan Theatre Club‘s Casa Valentina, by Harvey Fierstein, directed by Joe Mantello,  featuring Patrick Page, John Cullum, Reed Birney, Gabriel …

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Opening Night: Casa Valentina, Harvey Fierstein's First New Play in More Than 25 Years, Opens on Broadway

Patrick Page and John Cullum star in this production from Manhattan Theatre Club.

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Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA Opens on Broadway Tonight! by BroadwayWorld

CASA VALENTINA, the new play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, began performances on April 1 at Manhattan Theatre Club's S…

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The Catskills Can Be Such a Drag...Casa Valentina Opens On Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Hey, fellas! Pack up your dresses and eyeshadow, because Harvey Fierstein’s Casa Valentina celebrates its Broadway opening on April 23 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The Manhattan …

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Photo Flash: New CASA VALENTINA Production Shots with Patrick Page, Reed Birney, Gabriel Ebert and More! by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of CASA VALENTINA, the play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello is now in previews fo…

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BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Patrick Page & More in CASA VALENTINA on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld TV

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of CASA VALENTINA, the play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello is now in previews fo…

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Alysha Umphress Set for James Harvey's 9 54 Below Tonight by BroadwayWorld

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 9 Songs...By James Harvey, tonight, April 22nd at 1130pm.

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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Whose Your Favorite Broadway Easter Bunny – Choose Below by Broadway Reviewed

There have been a ton of random times when a Broadway Baby has become a Broadway Bunny for a role.  The range goes from Harvey Fierstein to Bette Midler and a ton of others.  What better w…

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Fierstein play explores hidden secrets of cross dressing by Elisabeth Vincentelli

You’d think that of all people, Harvey Fierstein would know about men in frocks. From his Tony-winning play “Torch Song Trilogy” in the 1980s through his books for the musicals...

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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Incognito review 'a complex, restless narrative' by Laura Barnett

Quick-fire delivery and rapid character changes make Nick Payne's cerebral new work both brilliant and bewilderingWe need more playwrights like Nick Payne. He is that rare thing: a writer wh…

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Live Out Loud's 2014 Gala by Barry

Tony Winner Billy Porter to Host Live Out Loud's 13th Annual Young Trailblazers Gala April 28: Terrence McNally and Ariel Foxman to be HonoredBilly Porter: Photo: Barry Gordin        …

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Theater News: Largest-Ever Fiddler on the Roof Reunion Concert to Celebrate the Musical's 50th Anniversary

Fiddler veteran Harvey Fierstein will cochair the gala event.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Photo Flash: First Look at Old Globe's WATER BY THE SPOONFUL by BroadwayWorld

Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, an exciting new play from the playwright behind the Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights. Elliot Ortiz is back in the States after serving i…

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Tony-Winning Actors Unite! 2012 Winner Steve Kazee Visits 2013 Winner Billy Porter at Kinky Boots by Lindsay Champion

In 2013, Billy Porter won his first Tony Award for his performance as drag diva Lola in the hit musical Kinky Boots, and on April 13, he got a visit from someone who knows a thing …

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650 Playwright Interviews (alphabetical) by Adam Szymkowicz

Sean Abley Rob Ackerman Liz Duffy Adams Johnna Adams Tony Adams David Adjmi Keith Josef Adkins Nastaran Ahmadi Derek Ahonen Kathleen Akerley Ayad Akhtar Daniel Akiyama Zakiyyah Alexand…

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Saturday, April 12, 2014

Spotlight on: "Casa Valentina"

Harvey Fierstein's new play offers a glimpse into the lives of a group of unforgettable characters as they search for acceptance and happiness in their very own Garden of Eden.

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Night Out With | Harvey Fierstein : Harvey Fierstein Celebrates His New Play ‘Casa Valentina’ Among Friends by Jacob Bernstein

Harvey Fierstein watched a preview performance of his new play, “Casa Valentina,” then enjoyed a preopening celebration.

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Photo Flash: First Look at Patrick Page & More in MTC's CASA VALENTINA by BroadwayWorld

From four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein Kinky Boots, Newsies, La Cage aux Folles comes CASA VALENTINA, his first play in almost thirty years and his first-ever collaboration with M…

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Feature: How to Describe a Plague: Dan Phillips on directing Safe Sex and On Tidy Endings by Billy Barrett

The weekend of our first same-sex weddings, Dan Phillips started rehearsals for the UK premier of Safe Sex and On Tidy Endings. Harvey Fierstein’s 1987 plays depict a darker chapter in…

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

‘Casa Valentina,’ Fierstein’s Play About ’60s Cross-Dressers by Patrick Healy

Cross-dressers shed their gray flannel suits and bond at a 1960s Catskills resort in Harvey Fierstein’s new play, “Casa Valentina.”

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The Abominable Showman, April 10, 2014 by The Charlebois Post

Remembering Greg KramerFriends and colleagues pay tribute to late Canadian theatre legend Greg Kramerby Richard Burnett (photos from tribute by Richard Burnett)@bugsburnettCanadian actor and…

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Harvey Fierstein Introduces the Cast of Broadway's Casa Valentina by TheaterMania

Heterosexual cross-dressers! This is the subject of Manhattan Theatre Club's production of Harvey Fierstein's new play, Casa Valentina, which begins previews on April 1 at the Samuel J. Frie…

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Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company's INVENTING MARY MARTIN Cast Meets the Press by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

The York Theatre Company continues the 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of the new musical, Inventing Mary Martin, conceived, written and directed by Stephen Cole, with music supervi…

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Three to See: April by Matthew Wexler

From The Broadway Blog’s editor Matthew Wexler—April showers bring a super storm of Broadway heavyweights hitting the boards this month. From a hilarious musical romp to the latest p…

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Monday, April 7, 2014

Photo Flash: Broadway's Kinky Boots Toasts First Anniversary

Show creators Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein were on hand to celebrate with the cast.

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Saturday, April 5, 2014

Casa Valentina by Doug Marino

When I was recovering from a recent surgery, I suggested to my friends that I would soon be ready to 'get back out there and see some provocative and exciting theatre'.  Little did I kn…

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Photo Coverage: Andrew Lloyd Webber, Josh Groban, Katie Holmes & More Attend FINDING NEVERLAND Workshop! by BroadwayWorld

Looking much like an opening night, numerous boldfaced names were in attendance last week at a workshop for FINDING NEVERLAND, directed by Diane Paulas and starring Matthew Morrison and Laur…

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Up on the Marquee: CASA VALENTINA by Walter McBride

CASA VALENTINA, the new play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, is currently previews at Broadway at MTC's Samuel J. Friedm…

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