Friday, July 22, 2016

People You Should Know . . . Lillith Fallon by Zack Calhoon

Lillith Fallon is an actress hailing from Durham, NC. She trained at The Stella Adler Studio Evening Conservatory. Favorite roles include; Readymaid in Archy, Victoria in Private Room Number…

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Friday, July 15, 2016

Ariana Grande Joins the Cast of NBC’s “Hairspray Live!” by Rino16

NBC’s next live musical production is on its way with “Hairspray Live!,” a take on the 2002 Broadway show. The network has assembled a stellar cast so far, including Kristi…

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Thursday, July 7, 2016

Ariana Grande Joins Cast of ‘Hairspray Live!’ by Matthew Wexler

Music superstar and stage and television actress Ariana Grande has been added to an already impressive cast for NBC’s “Hairspray Live!,” playing the role of Penny Pingleton, Tracy Tur…

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Hairspray Live! Casting: Ariana Grande Will Return to Her Musical Theater Roots & Play Penny Pingleton by Ryan McPhee

Mama, this dangerous woman is a big girl now! Ariana Grande has joined the cast of NBC’s Hairspray Live!. The pop superstar and Broadway alum will take on the role of Penny Pingleton f…

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TV News: Ariana Grande Joins Hairspray Live! Cast

Grande will star alongside Harvey Fierstein and Kristin Chenoweth.

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Aaron C. Finley & Shannon O’Boyle to Step In to Broadway's Kinky Boots; Haven Burton to Return by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Everybody say yeah! Aaron C. Finley and Shannon O’Boyle will join the cast of the Tony-winning Kinky Boots this summer. Finley is set to take over as Charlie Price from Andy Kelso, wit…

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Friday, July 1, 2016

The Last Night of Ballyhoo by Barry

THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO, the Tony Award-winning play by Alfred Uhry, directed by Will Pomerantz opens this weekend at Bay Street Theater and will run thru July 24th.  John Hickok, Do…

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Harvey Fierstein Has Words for the Next Generation of LGTBQ People by Adam Hetrick

Playbill’s 2016 Pride Issue—“What’s Next?”—comes to a close in a candid interview with Harvey Fierstein.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Nigel Terry obituary by Michael Coveney

Stage and screen actor known for his roles in The Lion in Winter, Excalibur and CaravaggioEvery now and then, a strange and mystical being wanders through the British theatre, and Nigel Terr…

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Tamara Harvey: Welsh theatres need three-year funding agreements by Georgia Snow

Theatr Clwyd artistic director Tamara Harvey has criticised Wales’ one-year arts funding agreements, claiming it prevents companies from planning ahead. Harvey, who

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

David Henry Hwang Will Succeed William Ivey Long As Chair of the American Theatre Wing by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang has been elected the Chair of the American Theatre Wing. Hwang joined the institution's board in 2009 and will succeed five-time Tony-winn…

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Detective Charlie Resnick On Stage in DARKNESS DARKNESS at Nottingham Playhouse by Marianka Swain

This autumn Nottingham Playhouse and New Perspectives join forces with acclaimed novelist John Harvey to bring his most famous creation, jazz-loving detective Charlie Resnick, to the stage f…

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Harvey Fierstein, Sam Shepard and More Featured in La MaMa's New Digital Collections by BroadwayWorld

The Archives of La MaMa justlaunchedLa MaMa's Digital Collections Website Its development was made possible by a generous 'hidden archival collections' grant from the Cou…

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La MaMa Unearths Vintage Photos of Bette Midler, Harvey Fierstein and Sam Shepard by Olivia Clement

The landmark downtown theatre goes digital with 55 years of materials from its archives.

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La MaMa Archives Pics: Bette Midler’s 1965 Stage Debut, Sam Shepard, etc. by New York Theater

Bette Midler made her New York stage debut in Tom Eyen’s “Miss Nefertiti Regrets” at La MaMa in 1965. Photographs of her performance, and of a young Sam Shepard, and Harvey Fierstein …

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Photos! Harvey Fierstein Honored as LGBT “Trailblazer” by Monica Simoes

VH1 and Logo saluted the Tony-winning actor, playwright and librettist.

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Much Ado About Nothing review – shades of The Prisoner in surreal comedy by Alfred Hickling

Theatr Clwyd, Mold With a chequerboard lawn, Italianate follies and an audience on garden chairs, Shakespeare’s play is given a Portmeirion-style designTamara Harvey has stated that she wa…

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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Top Glastonbury Acts: Adele’s Tears, Muse’s Sweat, Wolf Alice’s Blood by Mark Beech

Adele gave a tuneful, emotional performance. Muse delivered a sweaty sci-fi inspired set. Coldplay brought out Bee Gee Barry Gibb for an unlikely version of “Stayin’ Alive.” But, as ev…

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Saturday, June 25, 2016

STAGE TUBE: Harvey Fierstein Addresses LGBT Community at Trailblazer Honors in Wake of Orlando Shooting by Stage Tube

Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein was recently honored at the 3rd Annual Logo Trailblazer Honors. In his acceptance speech, Fierstein took the opportunity to speak to the LGBT community in …

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Sneak Peek - Matthew Morrison & More Honor Harvey Fierstein on Logo's TRAILBLAZER HONORS Tonight by TV News Desk

Legend of stage and screen Harvey Fierstein and seminal LBGT news outlet The Advocate will be honored during Logo's third annual 'Trailblazer Honors,' a television special that celebrates PI…

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Friday, June 24, 2016

RuPaul’s All Stars Pay Tribute to Harvey Fierstein by Olivia Clement

The cast surprised the icon with a performance of “I Am What I Am” from La Cage.

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The Stonewall Portraits—Broadway Celebrates a Landmark by Adam Hetrick

Harvey Fierstein, Tony Kushner, Tom Viola, Jordan Roth and Chita Rivera were among an array of activists and artists who made a historic visit to a civil rights landmark.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Theater News: EXCLUSIVE: Broadway Legend Joel Grey to Honor "Trailblazer" Harvey Fierstein

RuPaul's Drag Race winner Bob the Drag Queen will join the Cabaret veteran to celebrate LGBT rights.

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How we made ... Harvey Fierstein and Antony Sher on Torch Song Trilogy by Maddy Costa

The writer and star of the groundbreaking show on the drag queen no one could resistAs soon as I started writing, other writers stopped wanting me acting in their shows – maybe they though…

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

2016-17 Tony Nominating Committee

We're always asked by readers around awards season time about WHO is behind the Tony nominations. Well, here is the list for next (omg, this!) Season.  The Nominating Committee att…

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Cha Cha Cheno: Kristin Chenoweth Will Get Crabby for NBC’s Hairspray Live! by Ryan McPhee

Miss OCU Kristi Dawn Chenoweth is reaching for that tiara once more. Tony and Emmy winner Kristin Chenoweth will join the cast of NBC’s Hairspray Live!, taking on the role of Velma Von…

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Interviews: Tamara Harvey: 'Theatre is still far from being a family friendly industry'

Director Tamara Harvey talks families, Much Ado About Nothing and her new job of running Theatr Clwyd

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Monday, June 20, 2016

Interview: Matthew Morrison on His Favorite Summer Music, Why He Loves the Broadway Community, and Working with The New York Pops by Jose Solis

On July 7, 2016 The New York Pops return to their summer residency at Forest Hills Stadium, where they will be joined by special guests Matthew Morrison and Megan Hilty. We had the chance to…

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Rolando Sanz Brings Andrew Lippa’s “Concept Opera” I Am Anne Hutchinson/ I Am Harvey Milk by HowlRound

By Marcina Zaccaria. Marcina Zaccaria discusses Rolando Sanz’s role in producing and presenting the opera I Am Anne Hutchinson/I Am Harvey Milk by Andrew Lippa.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Harvey Fierstein Honored as LGBT “Trailblazer” on June 25 by Courtney Kochuba

Next Saturday, June 25, tune into VH1 and LogoTV at 8pm for their third annual Trailblazer Honors, a television special that celebrates pioneers “at the forefront of LGBT equality.” Ton…

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Review: ‘The Judas Kiss’ at The Harvey Theatre in the Brooklyn Academy of Music in NYC by Richard Seff

David Hare’s play about a very specific time in the life of Oscar Wilde first appeared in New York in 1998, with Liam Neeson playing the brilliant Irish playwright Wilde, thus establis…

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