Friday, May 20, 2022

The Studebaker gets ready to roll by Kerry Reid

Last August, I caught up with Jacob Harvey just as he was taking over as the new (and first-ever) managing artistic director of theaters for the Fine Arts Building. At the time, he noted tha…

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Michael Oberholtzer and Harvey Fierstein to be Honored at 76th Annual Theatre World Awards by Leah Putnam

The winners of this year's Theatre World Awards also include several 2022 Tony nominees.

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Special honorees announced for NYC’s 2022 Theatre World Awards by Deb Miller

It was announced today by the Theatre World Awards and The Dorothy Loudon Foundation that four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein will receive the 9th Annual John Willis Award for Lifet…

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Michael Oberholtzer and Harvey Fierstein Will Be Honored at the 76th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony

It was announced today by The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors and The Dorothy Loudon Foundation, that Michael Oberholtzer (Take Me Out) will receive the 13th Annual Dorothy Loudon A…

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

OTSL gets back to normal with festival season of ‘strikingly relevant’ operas by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

Opera Theatre of St. Louis moves back inside the Loretto-Hilton for a lineup that includes "Awakenings," inspired by a pandemic, and "Harvey Milk," about the civil rights icon.

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The Fantasticks Creator Tom Jones Rewrites Classic Musical as Gay Love Story, Premiering in June in Michigan by Andrew Gans

Matt and Lewis will fall in love in the Jones-Harvey Schmidt musical at Flint Repertory Theatre.

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Monday, May 16, 2022

Ramin Karimloo, Busy Philipps & More to Join PFLAG Parent Day

PFLAG National has announced additional star power to the lineup for its second annual PFLAG Parent Day on Sunday, May 22, 2022, including actors Busy Philipps, Harvey Guillén, Bravo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:29PM

IT’S TONY SEASON by Ron Fassler

Harold Prince, victorious with Tony #20 for “Showboat,” with Gregory Hines (1995).Now that the 2022 Tony Awards nominations have been announced and campaigning is in full swing, as usua…

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Saturday, May 14, 2022

Books on Broadway at Bryant Park Reading Room Spring Schedule by New York Theater

The first-ever Books on Broadway series, featuring conversations with authors and theater artists, will be part of the twentieth anniversary of the Bryant Park Reading Room every Tuesday …

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Friday, May 13, 2022

Harvey Fierstein to Kick Off Bryant Park's Inaugural Books on Broadway Series by Leah Putnam

The new program joins the returning Bryant Park Reading Room programming.

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Harvey Fierstein, Jodi Picoult & More to Take Part in Bryant Park Reading Room's BOOKS ON BROADWAY Program

Bryant Park has announced the first-ever Books on Broadway program as part of the annual return of the Bryant Park Reading Room during a monumental year celebrating Bryant Park’s 30th…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:17PM

Ch. 32- LA CAGE AUX FOLLES by Automatic Episode Import

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES COMPOSER: Jerry Herman LYRICIST: Jerry Herman BOOK: Harvey Fierstein SOURCE: Jean Poriot’s play La Cage Aux Folles (1973) DIRECTOR: Arthur Laurents CHOREOGRAPHER: Scott…

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Thursday, May 12, 2022

Black Theatre Coalition & Broadway Across America Fellows Celebrate Inaugural Season by Caitlin Moynihan

The inaugural cohort of Fellows for the previously announced Black Theatre Coalition/Broadway Across America Fellowship, sponsored by John Gore Organization, celebrated the conclusion of…

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Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Brad Oscar, Telly Leung, Elizabeth Teeter, More Will Be Heard on Complete The Fantasticks Recording by Andrew Gans

The new recording will feature the entire Harvey Schmidt-Tom Jones score as well as all of the dialogue.

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Monday, May 9, 2022

Social Round-Up: Ariana DeBose, Harvey Fierstein, Javier Muñoz, More React to Tony Nominations by Raven Brunner

Congratulations are in order for the nominees of the 75th Annual Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Broadway Theatre!

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Friday, April 29, 2022

Funny Girl *** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons It’s taken more than half a century for Funny Girl to come back to Broadway. So one really wants to love the revival. There’s even a revised script by Harvey Fi…

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Thursday, April 28, 2022

Ch. 17- THE FANTASTICKS by Automatic Episode Import

THE FANTASTICKS COMPOSER: Harvey Schmidt LYRICIST: Tom Jones BOOK: Tom Jones SOURCE: Edmond Rostand’s play Les Romanesques (1894) DIRECTOR: Word Baker PRINCIPLE CAST: Rita Gardner (Luisa)…

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Monday, April 25, 2022

See Funny Girl Stars Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch, Jared Grimes on the Red Carpet by Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway Revival, with a newly revised book by Harvey Fierstein, opened April 24.

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Rachel Bloom, Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Grey & More Upcoming at 92Y

92Y has announced new events for April, featuring Rachel Bloom, Jennifer Grey, Bill Gates and more. 

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Photos: Harvey Fierstein, Matthew Broderick, Sas Goldberg and Max Jenkins Visit the Bravo Clubhouse

Matthew Broderick and Harvey Fierstein sat down with Andy Cohen on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE to discuss their current Broadway endeavors.

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VIDEO: Matthew Broderick & Harvey Fierstein Talk FUNNY GIRL, PLAZA SUITE & More on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE

Broderick, who is currently starring in Plaza Suite on Broadway, discussed the A-list audience members who attended The Producers, watching Sarah Jessica Parker in Sex and the City, and more…

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Harvey Fierstein, Danny Burstein, Celia Keenan Bolger, More Join 2022 Broadway Teachers Workshop by Logan Culwell-Block

The summer event connects theatre educators with Broadway professionals for interactive workshops, discussions, and more.

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Harvey Fierstein Talks Taking Matthew Broderick to His First Gay Bar and More on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen by Leah Putnam

The Funny Girl writer and Plaza Suite star shared stories and revealed Broadway opinions on Cohen's late night show.

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REVIEW: Funny Girl by JK

Review of the Saturday, April 2, 2022 evening preview performance at the August Wilson Theatre in New York City. Starring Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, Jared Grimes and Jane Lynch with P…

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Sunday, April 24, 2022

Reviews: What Did Critics Think of Broadway's Funny Girl Revival? by Margaret Hall

Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch, and Jared Grimes star in the biomusical with a newly revised book by Harvey Fierstein, which opened April 24.

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Hello, Gorgeous! Broadway's First-Ever Revival of Funny Girl Opens April 24 | Playbill

Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch, and Jared Grimes star in the biomusical with a newly revised book by Harvey Fierstein.

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Hello, Gorgeous! Broadway's First-Ever Revival of Funny Girl Opens April 24 by Logan Culwell-Block

Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch, and Jared Grimes star in the biomusical with a newly revised book by Harvey Fierstein.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Carlinhos Brown and Siedah Garrett to write music for Broadway-aimed ‘Black Orpheus’ by Broadway News

Carlinhos Brown will compose the score and Siedah Garrett will pen the lyrics for the new musical “Black Orpheus,” producers Stephen Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey announced Tuesday. The new…

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Carlinhos Brown and Siedah Garrett Join BLACK ORPHEUS Creative Team

Producers Stephen Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey announced that Academy Award Nominated and Latin Grammy Winner Carlinhos Brown and Academy Award Nominated and Grammy Award Winner Siedah …

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Monday, April 18, 2022

Review: Cyrano de Bergerac at the BAM Harvey Theatre by Lane Williamson

James McAvoy gives a performance for the history books in Jamie Lloyd's bold revival. Lane Williamson reviews. The post Review: Cyrano de Bergerac at the BAM Harvey Theatre appeared first on…

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Watch Highlights From London Revival of Stephen Sondheim's Anyone Can Whistle by Playbill

The Southwark Playhouse's spring production of Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim's musical Anyone Can Whistle, directed by Georgie Rankcom, officially opened April 5 following previews th…

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