Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG Joins BroadwayCon Lineup by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayCon has announced that Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song has joined the BroadwayCon 2019 MainStage lineup. The panel will feature members of the Torch Song cast and creative team. Additi…

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Rosie O'Donnell on Appearing in a Broadway Revival of Funny Girl: 'It Is the Truth' by Andy Lefkowitz

Theater fans geeked out by a recent rumor overheard by Rosie O'Donnell that she would soon return to Broadway in a revival of Funny Girl starring Lady Gaga. While O'Donnell's rep…

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Rupert Street Lonely Hearts Club review at Above the Stag, London  – ‘a well-balanced revival’ by Paul Vale

Jonathan Harvey’s break out play Beautiful Thing, first performed 25 years ago, showcased his keen ear for naturalistic dialogue. Originally commissioned for

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Monday, October 22, 2018

Photos: First Look at Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Harvey Fierstein's Torch Songis now in previews at The Hayes Theater. Get a first look at the production below

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First Look at Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song on Broadway by Cleo Aukland

Starring Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl, Torch Song opens after a successful run at Off-Broadway's Second Stage.

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL THING, Tobacco Factory Theatres by Kerrie Nicholson

Premiering at London's Bush Theatre in 1993, and inspiring a film adaptation three years later that became a cult classic, Jonathan Harvey'sBeautiful Thing is currently playing at Bristol's …

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Daniel Radcliffe, Justin Timberlake, Fringe Festival by Mark Beech

Daniel Radcliffe stars in “The Lifespan of a Fact,” which has just opened. It is one of the highlights of performing arts in New York this week. Justin Timberlake is at Madison Square Ga…

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Torch Song Scribe Harvey Fierstein Compares Playing Hairspray’s Edna to La Cage’s Albin by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-winning writer and performer talks his famous theatre roles, Mrs. Doubtfire, and watching John Travolta play Edna.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Harvey Fierstein on John Travolta's Edna Turnblad in Hairspray: 'I've Never Seen It' by Broadway.com

Harvey Fierstein is back on the boards with the first Broadway revival of his iconic play Torch Song. In celebration of his latest main-stem production, the four-time Tony winner paid a visi…

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VIDEO: Harvey Fierstein Talks Playing Edna vs. Albin, the HAIRSPRAY Film, and More on Watch What Happens Live by Stage Tube

Harvey Fierstein appeared on last night's Watch What Happens Live. He talked about the difference between playing Edna in Hairspray and Albin in La Cage Aux Folles. Fierstein also revealed t…

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

BWW Review: FUP: A MODERN FABLE, Nuffield Southampton Theatres by Jo Fisher

Fup A Modern Fable brings Jim Dodge's novel from the page and onto the stage. Adapted and directed by Simon Harvey, the tale takes place in the depths of Cornwall, at the haphazard home of a…

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BAM's Next Wave Continues With Measure for Measure by Olivia Clement

Cheek by Jowl and the Pushkin Theatre's contemporary production begins performances October 16 in the BAM Harvey.

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Robert Cuccioli, Rita Harvey, and Lauren Cohn, Lead the Cast of New York Regional Premiere of Fun Home by Hannah Vine

The White Plains Performing Arts Center production of the Tony-winning musical began performances October 12.

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“Fahrenheit 11/9” at Barbican Cinemas, London by Blouin Artinfo

Michael Moore, the revelator of sorts is back with “Fahrenheit 11/9,” a compelling account of contemporary America’s problems. The film will be screened at London’s Barbican Cinemas …

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BC/EFA Introduces New Ornament: Harvey Fierstein's Edna Turnblad by BroadwayWorld

Harvey Fierstein is the latest to join BCEFA's Broadway Legends ornament series His iconic portrayal of Edna Turnblad from Hairspray can be the centerpiece of any holiday display with its re…

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Harvey Fierstein Is Latest Addition to BC/EFA’s Broadway Legends Ornament Collection by Andrew Gans

The new ornament features Fierstein in one of his Tony-winning roles: Hairspray's Edna Turnblad.

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Elton John to “American Son” by Mark Beech

As debate continues on the slogan “Make America Great Again” – with plenty of people on both sides of the debate saying the U.S. is already great and could be greater – a raft of new…

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Friday, October 12, 2018

New York Regional Premiere of Fun Home, Starring Robert Cuccioli, Rita Harvey, Lauren Cohn, Begins October 12 by Logan Culwell-Block

The White Plains Performing Arts Center production of the Tony-winning musical will continue through October 28.

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

YouTube Star Conor Maynard to Put on His Heels in Kinky Boots on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony-winning Broadway production of Kinky Boots will welcome British pop star Conor Maynard in the role of Charlie Price on November 20 for a limited run through January 10, 2019. Maynar…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Photo Flash: Backstage at the First Preview of TORCH SONG on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

Previews have officially begun for Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song, ahead of a Thursday, November 1 opening night at Broadway's Hayes Theater.

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Go Backstage at the First Preview of Torch Song on Broadway by Hannah Vine

Harvey Fierstein’s Tony Award-winning play offers a behind-the-scenes look at its first preview.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Odds & Ends: Torch Song, Hairspray, Kinky Boots Stars to Honor Harvey Fierstein at Second Stage Benefit & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. Torch Song, Hairspray, Kinky Boots Stars to Honor Harvey Fierstein at Second Stage Benefit A slew of sta…

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Second Stage Theater to Honor Torch Song Playwright Harvey Fierstein by Adam Hetrick

Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter, Rosie O’Donnell, and members from the original cast of Hairspray will celebrate the Tony-winning writer and performer at the theatre’s gala.

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Meet the Cast of TORCH SONG- Now in Previews! by Julie Musbach

Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song will begin previews tonight, Tuesday, October 9 ahead of a Thursday, November 1 opening night at Broadway's Hayes Theater. Get to know the cast below as they be…

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Second Stage Theater Will Host Fall Benefit Honoring Harvey Fierstein by BroadwayWorld

Second Stage Theater, now celebrating its 40th Anniversary, will host their Fall Benefit on Monday, November 12 at Terminal 5 610 West 56th Street, honoring Tony Award winner and Second Stag…

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Broadway Stars Come Out to See the Final Dress of Torch Song by Hannah Vine

Harvey Fierstein’s Tony Award-winning play returns to the New York stage after 35 years.

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Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song Begins Broadway Previews With Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl October 9 by Adam Hetrick

The Second Stage Theatre revival of Fierstein's Tony-winning landmark portrait of gay life in the late 1970s returns to Broadway.

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Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out For Invited Dress Rehearsal Of Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG by Walter McBride

Last night was the invited dress rehearsal for Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song, which begins previews tonight, October 9, on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out the photos …

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Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song, Starring Michael Urie & Mercedes Ruehl, Returns to Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Harvey Fierstein's iconic Tony-winning play Torch Song makes a triumphant return to Broadway's Hayes Theater on October 9. The transfer from off-Broadway's Tony Kiser Theatre, di…

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Monday, October 8, 2018

How Harvey Fierstein Learned to Pass on the Reins for Broadway’s Torch Song by Ryan McPhee

The Tony-winning writer behind the famed play passes the torch to star Michael Urie and the team behind the upcoming Broadway outing.

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

How Harvey Fierstein, Michael Urie, and Mercedes Ruehl Bring Torch Song to Today’s Audiences by Adam Hetrick

Harvey Fierstein’s Tony Award-winning play returns to the New York stage after 35 years.

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