Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Swan Song Tour starring Andrew Lancel announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Jonathan Harvey's one-man comedy Swan Song starring Andrew Lancel is to tour following acclaim at the Liverpool Theatre Festival. This post Swan Song Tour starring Andrew Lan…

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Monday, October 19, 2020

Robyn Hurder, Jenna Ushkowitz, Tony Yazbeck & More Set for THE RIGHT GIRL, New Musical Co-Written by Weinstein Accuser

Barrington Stage Company will premiere a filmed presentation of new musical, The Right Girl, on November 1. The musical was co-written by Louisette Geiss, who accused Harvey Weinstein of sex…

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#MeToo Musical: Weinstein Accuser Louisette Geiss Teams With Composer Diane Warren On New Production by Greg Evans

The Right Girl, a new musical based on (and co-written by) the real-life story of former screenwriter Louisette Geiss and the sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein she says ended her film ca…

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

John D’Emilio dives deep into queer archives by Annie Howard

With his new book, the historian highlights underappreciated LGBTQ trailblazers. Queer history lives in its multitudes. While specific individuals like San Franc…

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Musical of the Month: Hairspray: The Cast by JK

We started off this month's Musical of the Month, Hairspray with a look back at the origins and facts behind the original Broadway production. This week, we take a closer look at that cas…

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Julie Taymor Talks Harvey Weinstein, THE LION KING, SPIDER-MAN and More on AT HOME WITH THE CREATIVE COALITION

Julie Taymor (a?oeThe Glorias,a?? a?oeFrida,a?? a?oeThe Lion Kinga??) sat down with The Creative Coalition CEO Robin Bronk in the latest episode of a?oeAt Home With The Creative Coalition,a?…

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Musical of the Month: Hairspray by JK

As we live in another age of civil unrest and protests for equality, racial justice, it seems more than appropriate to celebrate Hairspray as Musical of the Month. This week, we'll take a lo…

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Friday, October 2, 2020
Thursday, October 1, 2020

Alfred Enoch, Sharon D. Clarke, Derek Jacobi, More Will Star in Online Play What a Carve Up! by Andrew Gans

Tamara Harvey directs the world premiere from Henry Filloux-Bennett.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Harvey by Mary Chase (1945): Chosen by Committee Episode 25 by Phindie Podcasts

Josh, John, and Chris talk about the play about the rabbit you might've seen in high school

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

Power Plays: Shows About U.S. Politics by Broadwayandme

The first face-to-face debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump is scheduled for this Tuesday, Sept. 29, and the uncertainty over the outcome of the election five weeks from now has me in a…

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Book Review. Pulling Harvey Out of Her Hat: The Amazing Story of Mary Coyle Chase by New York Theater

Mary Chase wrote fourteen published plays, six of which ran on Broadway, including “Harvey,” about an amiable lush and his invisible rabbit pal, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, …

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Friday, September 18, 2020

Harvey Guillén Joins Season Two of ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST

Variety reports that 'What We Do in the Shadow' star Harvey Guillén has joined the cast of the musical comedy series 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' season two.

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WATCH: Andrea Martin, Harvey Fierstein, John Cariani, More From the 2004 Revival of Fiddler on the Roof Reunite for Special 'Sabbath Prayer' by Logan Culwell-Block

The cast virtually reunited for a performance marking the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year.

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Friday, September 11, 2020

Odds & Ends: Kristin Chenoweth Creates New MFA Program at Oklahoma City University by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Get Schooled By Tony Winner Kristin Chenoweth Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth has partnered with her alma mater Oklahoma City…

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Original Hairspray Cast to Reunite for MCC Theater's 2020 Miscast Gala

Harvey Fierstein, Marissa Jaret Winokur, and more will take part.

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Laura Bell Bundy, Kerry Butler, Harvey Fierstein and More From HAIRSPRAY Complete Casting for MCC Theater's MISCAST20

MCC Theater announced today that members of the original Broadway cast of Hairspray will reunite for Miscast20. The gala will take place Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 8PM ET on MCC Theater's…

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Friday, August 28, 2020

Bill Arnett, Dead At 81, Brought Unknown Southern Black Artists To The World’s Attention by Artsjournal1

Among the artists whose works he bought, exhibited, and donated to museums (and to some of whom he paid regular stipends) were Thornton Dial Sr., Lonnie Holley, Bessie Harvey, Mose Tolliver,…

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Friday, August 21, 2020

Broadway Catch Up: August 21 - Jennifer Hudson, Harvey Fierstein, Vanessa Williams, and More!

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your …

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Broadway Games: Make a Scene! by JK

Broadway fans can just look at a picture and immediately recognize a specific moment in a favorite show. Some images are iconic - Sweeney and Mrs. Lovett swinging their razor and rolling pin…

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

VIDEO: Harvey Fierstein, James Naughton and More Describe Why They're Voting for Biden/Harris in Six Words

Connecticut Democrats have come together to share why they will be voting for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in the 2020 presidential election. 

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Harvey Fierstein’s Bella Bella Comes to Audible by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award winner talks about his new release, why he knew he had to be the one to premiere the show, Jewish identity, and his unusual choice in dressing room decoration.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Audible Releases BELLA BELLA Starring Harvey Fierstein, THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Starring Vanessa Redgrave & More

Audible today released a slate of Audible Original theater productions. Stories of a Lifetime written and performed by Dan Rather, Bella Bella written and performed by Harvey Fierstein, and …

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Harvey Fierstein on the Timely Lessons of AIDS, Gay Rights and Bella Abzug by Variety

The Broadway favorite reveals how his work, including new Audible release “Bella Bella,” speaks to the current moment.

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

The Madness of a Post-Modern "Medea" by Broadwayandme

Just like Shakespeare, the great Greek playwrights staged their plays with all-male actors. But unlike the Bard, Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides centered many of their plays around great …

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A Hopefully Helpful List of Two-Handers by Broadwayandme

My pals at BroadwayRadio invited me to join them for this past Sunday’s “This Week on Broadway“ podcast. We talked about some of our all-time favorite plays (you can hear us by clicki…

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

'Theatres save lives – this is where you give blood, vote and cry' by Chris Wiegand

Mold’s Theatr Clwyd has not put on a show in months but remains vital for its community during the pandemic, delivering food and enabling young people’s creativity During lockdown, artis…

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

I Interview Playwrights Part 1090: Amy Drake by Adam Szymkowicz

Amy DrakeHometown: Columbus, OhioCurrent Town: Columbus, Ohio and New York, New York (prior to Covid-19)Q:  What are you working on now? A:  I have the honor of taking part in the Kennedy …

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Sunday, July 19, 2020

Jerry Mitchell Will Host 'Raise You Up' Online Charity Concert Featuring Billy Porter, Harvey Fierstein, and More

Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell and West End performer Jed Berry will host Raise You Up, a streamed charity cabaret starring 'Angels' in lockdown from all over the world, raising money for …

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