Thursday, May 25, 2017

Bye Bye Birdie Live TV Musical, Starring Jennifer Lopez, Delayed to 2018 by Broadway.com

NBC has pushed back its planned live television version of Bye Bye Birdie to 2018, according to Variety. The delay is due to schedule conflicts of Jennifer Lopez, who is set to take on …

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Christy Altomare, Laura Osnes & More Set for Stars in the Alley 2017 by Lindsey Sullivan

This year's Stars in the Alley roster calls for a Heather Headley mic drop! Anastasia's Christy Altomare and Bandstand's Laura Osnes are just a few of the Broadway favorites set …

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

‘/peh-LO-tah/’ at BAM Harvey Theatre, New York by Blouin Artinfo

BAM Harvey Theatre in New York presents the performance of Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s play ‘/peh-LO-tah/’ From October 18 through October 21, 2017.The play is directed by Michael John Garc…

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Ivo van Hove, Diane Paulus and More Line Up for BAM's 2017 Next Wave Festival by BroadwayWorld

Joseph V. Melillo, executive producer of the Brooklyn Academy of Music BAM, today announced programming for the 2017 Next Wave Festival. The festival runs from September 14 through December …

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Play about Elwood and his unseen rabbit is a story we need to believe in by Chris Jones

Mary Chase's "Harvey" — a Colorado journalist's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1944 Broadway play about a man with an imaginary lapine friend — actually has a good deal in common with Ken Kesey'…

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Snapshot: ‘The Erratics’ by Darren Harvey-Regan

In this series of photos and sculptures, the photographer went from the White Cliffs of Dover to Egypt’s Western Desert

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

‘Harvey, Posadas, Vivier’ at Maison de la Radio, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

Maison de la Radio, Paris presents “Harvey, Posadas, Vivier,” a symphonic concert on June 23, 2017 at 8 pm.The concert is a part of the festival ManiFeste 2017 and will feature Twyla Rob…

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Indecent, Ernest Shackleton Loves Me, Sweeney Todd & More Win Off-Broadway Alliance Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The Off-Broadway Alliance, the organization of off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, has announced the winners of the 7th Annual Off-…

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Monday, May 15, 2017

The View UpStairs by David Kaufman

On the fourth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising in 1973, an arsonist set fire to a gay bar in New Orleans, killing 32 people. This tragic yet forgotten episode in gay history is not only…

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Miss Meena and the Masala Queens review at Watford Palace Theatre – ‘an ambitious misfire’ by Mark Shenton

Harvey Virdi’s new show takes a provocative look at the refuge that a drag nightclub plays for young Asian gay men in

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Aaron Tveit Will Star as Bobby in Company at Barrington Stage by Broadway.com

Aaron Tveit will play the lead role of Bobby in Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company, set to play Pittsfield, Massachusetts' Barrington Stage from August 10-September 2. Openi…

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Monday, May 8, 2017

The Theater People Podcast Chats with Tony-Winner Gabriel Ebert About MATILDA, GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM, More by Theater People Podcast

On Monday, May 8 the Theater People podcast welcomes Tony Award winner Gabriel Ebert. Ebert is currently starring alongside Harvey Fierstein in the critically acclaimed gay history play Gent…

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Friday, May 5, 2017

Harvey Granat-Songs and Stories: Dorothy Fields by Sandi Durell

  by Alix Cohen   Today’s Special Guest in vocalist/raconteur Harvey Granat’s afternoon series was his customary musical partner, musician David Lahm. A pianist, arranger, and …

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London Kinky Boots Announces New Casting by Broadway.com

Simon-Anthony Rhoden will take on the role of Lola and Verity Rushworth will appear as Lauren in West End production of Kinky Boots at the Adelphi Theatre beginning on July 10…

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Theatre News: New casting announced for Kinky Boots in the West End

Three new leads for Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein's musical

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Theatre News: Jackie Harvey wins this year's Theatre Book Prize

Harvey's book is a diary from a production at the Old Vic in the '70s

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Jackie Harvey wins book prize for Stage Managing Chaos by Tim Bano

Former National Theatre stage manager Jackie Harvey has won this year’s Society of Theatre Research Theatre Book Prize. Harvey’s book, Stage Managing

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Band's Visit & More Shows Nominated for Off-Broadway Alliance Awards by Broadway.com

The Off-Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, has announced the nominees for the 7th Annual Of…

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INDECENT, SWEENEY TODD, SPAMILTON, Harvey Fierstein and More Among 2017 Off Broadway Alliance Award Nominees by BroadwayWorld

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, has announced the nominees for the 7th Annual Of…

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Nominees Announced for 7th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards by Andrew Gans

Paula Vogel, Harvey Fierstein, and Estelle Parsons are among the Legend of Off Broadway Awards recipients.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

An Interview with Alia Jones-Harvey by Victoria Myers

We talk to producer Alia Jones-Harvey about what it actually takes to bring a show to Broadway, working with investors, attracting new audiences, and more.

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Harvey Fierstein Stars in ‘Gently Down the Stream’ by Rino16

Harvey Fierstein is no stranger to the New York theater scene. The Broadway veteran has had a storied career both on and off the stage; he’s picked up Tony Awards for both acting and w…

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'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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