Friday, February 3, 2023

Kit Hesketh-Harvey obituary by Michael Coveney

Writer, broadcaster, and half of the renowned cabaret act Kit and the Widow You could easily assume that Kit Hesketh-Harvey, who has died unexpectedly aged 65, was an old-fashioned throwbac…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:24PM

16 Shows to See Off Broadway in February - Catch Oscar Isaac, Parker Posey, Kara Young, a new Suzan-Lori Parks' musical and more by Raven Snook

Catch Oscar Isaac, Parker Posey, Kara Young, a new Suzan-Lori Parks' musical and more February may be the shortest month of the year, but it's bursting with exciting new Off-Broadway shows. …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Thursday, February 2, 2023

Kit Hesketh-Harvey, screenwriter, composer and lyricist, dies aged 65 by Tim Jonze

The British entertainer said to be a favourite of King Charles, whose credits ranged from Merchant Ivory and opera to The Vicar of Dibley, has died Kit Hesketh-Harvey, the British composer a…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:03AM
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Kit Hesketh-Harvey was an old-style vaudevillian who exuded warmth by David Lister

The screenwriter, musician, composer, actor and performer has died suddenly aged 65. David Lister pays tribute to a rare talent who was just as funny and endearing offstage as he was on

SOURCE: The Independent at 05:32PM

A Place For Us by Barry Gordin

A Place For Us: A Celebration of Jewish Broadway “Theater is my temple and my religion and my act of faith.” Harvey Fierstein By: Alix Cohen February 3, 2023: “Something’s Comi…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 04:36PM

REPLACEMENTS: PART THREE by Ron Fassler

Latecomer Larry Kert with the original cast of “Company” (1970).Theatre Yesterday and Today, February 1, 2023, by Ron Fassler. To continue with more on replacements, the story of how La…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 08:41AM
Monday, January 30, 2023

REPLACEMENTS: PART TWO by Ron Fassler

Elaine Stritch as she appeared on Broadway as Martha in “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” (1963).Theatre Yesterday and Today, January 30, 2023, by Ron Fassler. Due to a warm response…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 09:14AM
Thursday, January 26, 2023

Chita Rivera, Harvey Fierstein, Shoshana Bean, More Are Part of Songs From the Holocaust at Carnegie Hall January 26 by Andrew Gans

The evening is directed by Noah Himmelstein with musical direction by Lee Musiker.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:03AM
Thursday, January 19, 2023

Chichester Festival theatre appoints Justin Audibert as new artistic director by Chris Wiegand Stage Editor

Audibert, who runs the Unicorn children’s theatre in London, will replace Daniel Evans who is moving to the Royal Shakespeare Company Chichester Festival theatre has appointed Justin Audib…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:42AM
Friday, January 13, 2023

Chita Rivera, Harvey Fierstein, Shoshana Bean, More Will Be Part of Songs From the Holocaust at Carnegie Hall by Andrew Gans

The evening will be directed by Noah Himmelstein with musical direction by Lee Musiker.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM

Chita Rivera, Harvey Fierstein, Joel Grey, and More to Take Part in WE ARE HERE: SONGS FROM THE HOLOCAUST Concert

“We Are Here: Songs from the Holocaust”, a remarkable concert of music written inside the Nazi camps and ghettos, comes to Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall on January 2…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:31AM
Thursday, January 12, 2023

Cast and Creative Team Announced for Lorraine Hansberry's The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window at BAM by Margaret Hall

The seldom-seen work will be led by Oscar Isaac and Rachel Brosnahan at the Off-Broadway company's Harvey Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:42PM

'Seize the Day': Watch Brand-New Trailer for London's Newsies by Andrew Gans

The Alan Menken, Jack Feldman, and Harvey Fierstein musical plays the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:36AM
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Funny Girl to Launch North American Tour in September by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway's Funny Girl will be saying "hello, gorgeous" to audiences across America. A North American tour of the revival, directed by Michael Mayer, will launch in September with its offici…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:54PM
Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Harvey Fierstein Gifts $250,000 Matching Grant To Tony-Winning La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club

La MaMa ETC has announced a $250,000 matching grant from the actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein, one of La MaMa's most beloved and iconic artists, to help complete the renovation and hist…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:19PM

Harvey Fierstein Donates $250K Matching Grant to La MaMa by Logan Culwell-Block

The donation will help complete the renovation and restoration of the historic theatre, where the four-time Tony winner got his start.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Stageworthy - Best of Stage 2021 & 2022 by [email protected] (unknown)

Because these lists are based on my own arbitrary rules anyways, I had decided to combine my list from 2021 and 2022 since I'm still easing into going back to see live shows on stage.  In …

SOURCE: tapeworthy.blogspot.com at 01:17PM
Thursday, December 29, 2022

VIDEO: Harvey Fierstein Discusses Upcoming WE ARE HERE Concert on GMA3

Harvey FiersteinHarvey Fierstein appeared on GMA3 today to discuss his recent memoir, 'I Was Better Last Night,' and the upcoming We Are Here concert. Fierstein looked back on his career, di…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:38PM

Watch Cast of London's Newsies 'Seize the Day' on Royal Variety Performance by Andrew Gans

The Alan Menken, Jack Feldman, and Harvey Fierstein musical plays the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:18PM
Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Mother Goose, Duke of York's Theatre review - Ian McKellen returns as the Dame by Veronica Lee

Jonathan Harvey's (mostly) family-friendly script sparkles When Ian McKellen, one of our greatest Shakespearean actors, gave us his acclaimed Widow Twankey at the Old Vic in 2004, some wonde…

SOURCE: theartsdesk.com at 08:48PM
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

IF YOU DON’T MIND MY SAYING SO by Ron Fassler

Robert Preston as Professor Harold Hill informing the denizens of River City they’ve got “Trouble” (1957).December 20, 2022: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler A day late, an…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 12:25PM
Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of U.K. Premiere of Disney's Newsies? by Andrew Gans, Talaura Harms

The Alan Menken, Jack Feldman, and Harvey Fierstein musical plays London’s Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM
Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Film Adaptation of Space//Space to Premiere in 2023 by Margaret Hall

Written by Jason Craig and Alex Harvey, the film stars Jessica Jelliffe and Jason Craig.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM
Friday, December 9, 2022

Merry TUBACHRISTMAS - Millennium Stage (December 12, 2022) by The Kennedy Center

Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb Live Tonight on Millennium Stage: 2022 is the 49th year of Merry TUBACHRISTMAS events which are presented throughout the world. TUBACH…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:18PM
Thursday, December 8, 2022

Photos: Ian McKellen Stars in Title Role of Mother Goose U.K. and Ireland Tour by Andrew Gans

John Bishop co-stars in Jonathan Harvey's pantomime, which will also play the West End.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:03PM

Check Out New Photos From U.K. Premiere of Disney's Newsies, Opening December 8 by Andrew Gans

The Alan Menken, Jack Feldman, and Harvey Fierstein musical plays London’s Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM
Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Josie Rourke-Directed As You Like It Begins Previews December 6 at West End's Soho Place by Leah Putnam

Leah Harvey, Martha Plimpton, Alfred Enoch, Tom Edden, and more star in the Shakespeare production at the newly built theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Monday, December 5, 2022

Harvey Fierstein, Chita Rivera, and More Announced for WE ARE HERE Concert at Carnegie Hall

'We Are Here', a remarkable concert of music written inside the Nazi camps and ghettos, will come to Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall to commemorate International Holocau…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:45AM
Sunday, December 4, 2022

‘KPOP’ to release original Broadway cast recording by Caitlin Hornik

The new Broadway musical “KPOP” is set to release an original cast album on Feb. 24, 2023. Produced by Harvey Mason jr. for Sony Masterworks Broadway, the album features music, lyrics, m…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:29PM

Harvey Fierstein, Chita Rivera, and More Announced for WE ARE HERE Concert at Carnegie Hall

“We Are Here”, a remarkable concert of music written inside the Nazi camps and ghettos, will come to Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall to commemorate International Holoc…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:40PM
Thursday, December 1, 2022

KPOP to Release Broadway Cast Album in February by Lindsey Sullivan

KPOP will release an original Broadway cast recording on February 24, 2023. Produced by Harvey Mason Jr. and featuring music, lyrics, music production and arrangements by Helen Park as well …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:48AM

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