Friday, January 18, 2019

Review: ‘The Fantasticks’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria by Gina Dalfonzo

Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt’s The Fantasticks had a legendary 42-year Off-Broadway run (and then an 11-year revival), suggesting that there’s something strangely captivating about this …

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NEWS: National Theatre announces new season including cast of 40 for stage adaptation of Andrea Levy’s Small Island by Press Releases

Gershwyn Eustache Jnr, Leah Harvey and Aisling Loftus lead the cast of Small Island, adapted by Helen Edmundson from Andrea Levy’s prize-winning novel, directed by Rufus Norris in the Oliv…

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Opal Alladin, Keith Powell & More Will Lead TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS at the Old Globe by BroadwayWorld

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for the West Coast premiereofTiny Beautiful Things, based on the best-selling book byCheryl Strayed Torch,Brave Enough,Wild, 'Dear Su…

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Opal Alladin, Keith Powell & More Will Lead Thomas Kail-Helmed TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS at the Old Globe by BroadwayWorld

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for the West Coast premiereofTiny Beautiful Things, based on the best-selling book byCheryl Strayed Torch,Brave Enough,Wild, Dear Sug…

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The Amazing Internet Radio Station With Almost Every Kind Of Music There Is by Artsjournal1

Joan Harvey sings the praises of the astounding variety of music to discover (and facts to learn) at (We here at ArtsJournal can recommend it, too.) Yes, the site is in Dut…

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Fierstein, Lauper, and Mitchell on Kinky Boots: The Happiness Factory by Elysa Gardner

While Harvey Fierstein was getting the Tony Award–winning musical Kinky Boots on its feet, he and a few collaborators coined a term for the show: “The Happiness Factory.” As everyone n…

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Monday, January 14, 2019

‘A timely, all-too-relevant & unsettling story’: ANOMALY – Old Red Lion Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Over the past year there’s been a big focus on the #MeToo movement following allegations against powerful men in Hollywood including Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey. Now WildChild Produc…

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

“SOI Spring 2019: Saint-Saëns & Rachmaninoff” at NCPA, Mumbai by Blouinartinfo

NCPA, Mumbai presents “SOI Spring 2019: Saint-Saens & Rachmaninoff” on select dates from February 4-16, 2019 at Jamshed Bhabha Theater of NCPA.The concert will be conducted by Martyn…

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Harry Harvey: Hiding in Plain Sight by Trav S.D.

Born in Oklahoma (then still Indian Territory), Harry Harvey, Sr. (1901-85) broke into show business as a member of Gus Hill’s Honey Boy Minstrels** in 1918. For the next fifteen years…

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Brian d’Arcy James to lead new cast in ‘The Ferryman’ by Caitlin Huston

“The Ferryman” is welcoming a new cast in February, led by Brian d’Arcy James, Holley Fain and Emily Bergl. D’Arcy James, last seen on Broadway in “Hamilton,” will play Quinn Car…

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning Once On This Island Dances Out to Packed Houses by

Michael Arden's celebrated, Tony-winning revival of Once On This Island concluded its run this past weekend, playing a final slate of performances filled with cheering standing-room-only…

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NEWS: Casting announced for West End transfer of Laura Wade’s Home, I’m Darling by Press Releases

As rehearsals begin, casting has been announced for the West End transfer of the National Theatre and Theatr Clwyd’s critically acclaimed co-production of Home, I’m Darling, a new play b…

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Katherine Parkinson, Sara Gregory, and Richard Harrington Lead West End Transfer of Laura Wade's HOME, I'M DARLING by BroadwayWorld

As rehearsals begin, casting is announced for the West End transfer of the National Theatre and Theatr Clwyd's critically acclaimed co-production of Home, I'm Darling, a new play by Laura Wa…

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Sunday, January 6, 2019

TORCH SONG Plays Final Performance on Broadway Today, January 6 by Stephanie Wild

The acclaimed production of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song ends its run today, January 6, 2019 at the Hayes Theater 240 West 44th Street. The play will embark on a national tour launching fal…

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

Kinky Boots Will Welcome the Return of Andy Kelso as Charlie Price by Andy Lefkowitz

Kinky Boots alum Andy Kelso will return to the Tony-winning musical as Charlie Price beginning on January 11 through the show's final performance on April 7. He will succeed Conor Maynar…

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Theatr Clwyd boss Tamara Harvey steps in for last-minute panto performance by Georgia Snow

Theatr Clwyd artistic director Tamara Harvey made an unexpected stage appearance when she took over a leading role in the theatre’s pantomime

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Monday, December 31, 2018

Why Torch Song’s Michael Urie Won’t Let Arnold Go by Ruthie Fierberg

The Drama Desk-winning actor on how he “goes there” night after night in Harvey Fierstein’s Tony-winning play.

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A New Law Restricts The Use Of Nondisclosure Agreements In Sexual Harassment Cases by Artsjournal2

Harvey Weinstein’s assistant wasn’t even allowed to have a copy of the NDA she signed, or talk about it with anyone at all unless they signed NDAs as well. She broke her silence …

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Friday, December 28, 2018

Brood over “Pulp Fiction” at The Royal Cinema, Toronto by Blouin Artinfo

There will be a special screening of Tarantino’s cult film “Pulp Fiction” as part of Industry Christmas at Toronto’s Royal Cinema on January 2.Often deemed as the film that propelled…

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Broadway’s Most Unforgettable Quotes of 2018 by Ruthie Fierberg

Theatre legends like Chita Rivera and Harvey Fierstein and rising stars like Ari’el Stachel and Lindsay Mendez share invaluable wisdom.

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Saturday, December 22, 2018

‘TORCH SONG’ On Broadway. by Corine Cohen

Corine talks about ‘TORCH SONG’ Press play to hear my thoughts. I was in the room where it happens, Harvey’s room!****************

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

TORCH SONG to Hold Performance Benefiting Actors Fund 1/4 by BroadwayWorld

The Actors Fund announced today that Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song has donated a block of tickets to their Friday, January 4, 2019 performance at 730 pm to benefit The Actors Fund on at the …

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Broadway’s Torch Song Will Benefit Actors Fund at January Performance by Ryan McPhee

Michael Urie stars in the Harvey Fierstein play, running through January 6 at the Hayes Theater.

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New Film Adaptation of Mary Chase’s Harvey in the Works by Ryan McPhee

Netflix is developing the new take on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

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Torch Song's Rob Morean Sings 'The Man That Got Away' by Roberto Araujo

Cast members from the Broadway revival Harvey Fierstein's Tony-winning play stopped by the Playbill Studio to offer a Torch Song Cycle.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Today on Broadway: Thursday, December 20, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen:Netflix to Remake “Harvey;” Corden, Miranda, Blunt Perform 22 Musicals; “Lempicka” Wraps Up Successful Lab “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday throu…

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Netflix Set to Adapt a Film Remake of HARVEY by TV News Desk

Netflix is set to adapt the 1950 film 'Harvey' with writersJ. David StemandDavid N. Weiss, according to Deadline.who are set to adapt a remake of the 1950 film. Fbrica de Cine id on board to…

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Five Burning Questions with Torch Song Star Michael Urie

Torch Song star Michael Urie talks about the best advice from Harvey Fierstein, a hilarious Ugly Betty fan moment abroad, and the torch song that makes him cry.

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Guest Blog: Theatr?Clwyd's Tamara Harvey Defends Panto by Guest Blog: Tamara Harvey

I'm genuinely blown away by the talent and commitment of everyone involved. Which is why I get so frustrated by the snobbery with which panto is sometimes greeted by colleagues in our indust…

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Torch Song’s Will Blum Sings ’What'll I Do?’ by Roberto Araujo

Cast members from the Broadway revival of the Harvey Fierstein play stopped by the Playbill Studio to offer a Torch Song Cycle.

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Monday, December 17, 2018

VIDEO: Harvey Fierstein Performs 'Poor Unfortunate Souls' by BroadwayWorld

Michael Urie as recently honored with the Howard Ashman Award from GHMC and Harvey Fierstein was one of the stars in attendance. In his own words, Urie 'asked if I would sing this song of Ho…

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