Monday, April 24, 2017

'Getting rid of the beard is a challenge': the secret world of Asian drag queens by Lyndsey Winship

How do you tell the story of the ‘gaysian’ drag scene? With killer heels, pineapple hats and lots of duct tape. We go backstage at Miss Meena and the Masala QueensAn actor waits for his …

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Broadway Review: Warner Bros Bets On ‘Charlie And The Chocolate Factory’ Redo by Jeremy Gerard

The producers of the stage musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, led by Warner Bros Theatre Ventures, have pulled a Harvey Weinstein. As Weinstein did with his stage version of Finding …

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925 Playwright Interviews by Adam Szymkowicz

A Sean Abley Rob Ackerman Liz Duffy Adams Johnna Adams Tony Adams David Adjmi Keith Josef Adkins Niccolo Aeed Nastaran Ahmadi Derek Ahonen Kathleen Akerley W.M. Akers Ayad Akhtar Daniel Aki…

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Review: ‘The Fantasticks’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company by William Powell

The characters in the oldie and much appreciated allegorical goodie The Fantasticks (The off-Broadway incarnation ran for 42 years, and it is reportedly the World’s most performed musical)…

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Gay Love Now? Theater Reviews of Daniel’s Husband and Gently Down The Stream by New York Theater

The gay couples at the heart of two separate plays currently running Off-Broadway have been together for years, and yet, neither are married because one partner in each of the relationships …

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The Siegel Column – The Theatrical Elite by Sandi Durell

    By Barbara & Scott Siegel   Theatrical Elite: Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole, John Leguizamo, Harvey Fierstein, Kevin Kline…They’re Back!   As we head towar…

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Saturday, April 15, 2017

Harvey Lembeck: High and Low by Trav S.D.

Harvey Lembeck (1923-1985) was born on April 15.  Lembeck is a wonderful illustration of a transitional time in American show business. As with Gabe Dell of the Dead End Kids, there is surp…

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Friday, April 14, 2017

The time Harvey Fierstein was nearly ‘beaten and steamed’ before a show by Barbara Hoffman

“I was sort of born in the East Village,” says Harvey Fierstein, who actually hails from Brooklyn but came of age at La MaMa and other East Village haunts in the ’70s. Now, after 30 ye…

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

BWW Review: Harvey Fierstein Reluctantly Finds Romance in Martin Sherman's Compelling GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM by Michael Dale

I'm old enough to be your ancestor, the 61-year-old gentleman scoffs to his 28-year-old overnight guest who, after meeting on a dating site called Gaydar, suggests that something of permanen…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Broadway Theater Review: Present Laughter by Lauren Yarger

Kevin Kline and Kate Burton. Photo: Joan MarcusPresent LaughterBy Noel CowardDirected by Moritz von StuelpnagelSt. James TheatreThrough July 2By Lauren YargerWhat's It All About?A limited ru…

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Investigating Crime Reporter Dominick Dunne's Queer Personal Life by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoDominick Dunne (1925-2009) was the acclaimed, obsessive writer for Vanity Fair who specialized in thorough investigations into trials involving O.J. Simpson and the…

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Saturday, April 8, 2017

Gently Down the Stream - Starring Harvey Fierstein by Oscar E. Moore

A three character genteel and romantic/historical menage a trois fairy tale featuring Gabriel Ebert and Christopher Sears.

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GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM – the return of Harvey Fierstein by Oscar E Moore

  Can a 62 year old gay expatriate ex-cocktail pianist lounging around in a book lined London flat find true love – finally find his soul mate – again – after so many heartbre…

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Friday, April 7, 2017

Theater News: Harvey Fierstein-Led Gently Down the Stream Extends at Public Theater

Martin Sherman's drama is directed by Sean Mathias.

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Gently Down the Stream, Starring Harvey Fierstein & Gabriel Ebert, Extends at the Public Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Martin Sherman's new play Gently Down the Stream, starring Tony winners Harvey Fierstein and Gabriel Ebert, has extended its run to May 21 at the Public Theater. The production was origi…

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Gently Down the Stream, with Harvey Fierstein, Extends Again by Olivia Clement

The world-premiere production opened at the Public Theater April 5.

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

World-Premiere of Gently Down the Stream, Starring Harvey Fierstein, Opens April 5 by Marc J. Franklin

The production, directed by Sean Mathias, plays at the Public Theater Off-Broadway.

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Harvey Fierstein Deftly Rows Martin Sherman's "Gently Down the Stream by David Finkle

Forty-two years ago with International Stud, Harvey Feinstein introduced the first of the three plays that eventually became

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Photo Flash: Harvey Fierstein-Led Gently Down the Stream Opens at the Public Theater

The production also stars Gabriel Ebert and Christopher Sears.

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What Did Critics Think of Gently Down the Stream? by Olivia Clement

Harvey Fierstein stars in the new play by Tony-nominated playwright Martin Sherman at the Public Theater Off-Broadway.

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Photo Coverage: Harvey Fierstein & Company Celebrate Opening Night of Public Theater's GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM by Linda Lenzi

The Public's world premiere ofGently Down the Stream, written byMartin Shermanand directed bySean Mathias, recently extended through May 14, celebrated its official press opening last night,…

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Review: Gently Down the Stream

Harvey Fierstein returns to the stage in a new play about gay history by Martin Sherman.

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Review: ‘Gently Down the Stream,’ a Romance and a Gay History Tour by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Harvey Fierstein stars in Martin Sherman’s poignant new play about the relationship between a young Londoner and an American expat.

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'Gently Down the Stream': Theater Review

Harvey Fierstein and Gabriel Ebert play May-December lovers in 'Gently Down the Stream,' Martin Sherman's tender reflection on the contemporary freedoms of gay men and the painful struggles …

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Droll Kevin Kline In Noël Coward’s ‘Present Laughter’, Plus Harvey Fierstein & John Leguizamo – Broadway Review by Jeremy Gerard

Kevin Kline has loomed, larger than life, over Broadway for more than four decades: as the preening, prat-falling Pirate King opposite Linda Ronstadt in The Pirates of Penzance; the probosco…

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Here We Go Again! Mamma Mia! Tour Stars to Join London Production by

The West End production of Mamma Mia has announced new casting. Fresh from playing Donna Sheridan in the first-ever UK Tour of the hit musical Sara Poyzer will play the role at London&#…

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Gently Down the Stream, Starring Harvey Fierstein, Opens April 5 by Olivia Clement

The world-premiere production plays the Public Theater Off-Broadway.

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IMPRESSIONS: Doug Varone and Dancers Celebrates 30 Years at BAM Harvey by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Doug Varone and Dancers Celebrates 30 Years at BAM Harvey, "Who can resist the exuberance that contours the jabbing kicks, swinging arms, surging paces, and luscious seesaws…

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

'Gently Down the Stream' review: Harvey Fierstein returns to drama

We have learned many things about Harvey Fierstein since his breakout 1983 Tony-winning "Torch Song Trilogy" inspired him to declare himself the first "real-life, out-of-the-closet queer on …

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Video Flash: Watch Harvey Fierstein and Gabriel Ebert in Scenes From Gently Down the Stream

Martin Sherman's new play makes its world premiere at the Public Theater.

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