Thursday, November 15, 2018

Token Theatre Friends: Roasting T-Day With Larissa FastHorse and Margo Seibert by American Theatre Editors

The two artists discuss performative wokeness in 'The Thanksgiving Play' at Playwrights Horizons. Plus the Friends review Michael Urie's performance in 'Torch Song' on Broadway.

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Second Stage Theater Honors Torch Song Playwright Harvey Fierstein by Hannah Vine

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

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Opinion: To close or not to close? by Jeremy Gerard

Heading into the holidays, the Broadway season so far has been remarkable for the breadth of its appeal and the range of subjects. Along with the usual spate of film-to-musical adaptations (…

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Broadway Grosses: The Cher Show Breaks a Million Dollars as Audiences Pack Neil Simon Theatre by

Cher is taking over the Great White Way, and we're more than OK with that. The Cher Show, the splashy new bio-musical based on the life of the Oscar-winning singer, had a strong first we…

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Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with Torch Song Star Michael Hsu Rosen

Michael Hsu Rosen talks hustling for love in Torch Song, how Arthur Laurents shaped the performer he is today, and his leap from ballet to Broadway.

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Get Tickets to See Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG on Broadway Starting at $49 by Contests - Broadway

After a smash-hit run Off-Broadway, HARVEY FIERSTEIN's TORCH SONG has returned to Broadway for a strictly limited engagement. This critically acclaimed production of the Tony Award-winning c…

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From Ballet to Broadway With Michael Hsu Rosen by Roberto Araujo

After studying at the School of American Ballet he made his Broadway debut in the 2009 revival of West Side Story and now takes on Torch Song.

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Sunday, November 11, 2018

This Week on Broadway for November 11, 2018: Gloria: A Life by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss Catch as Catch Can @ New Ohio Theatre, Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song, Gloria: A Life @ Daryl Roth Theatre, Days of Rag…

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Saturday, November 10, 2018

Stage Directions: Why Moisés Kaufman Says Directing Broadway’s Torch Song Was ‘Exhilarating and Terrifying’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-nominated director reveals his process, tales of working with Robin Williams, and why his goal is to make Harvey Fierstein happy.

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

A.J. Shively & Christina Sajous to Lead World Premiere Musical Paradise Square at Berkeley Rep by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway alums A.J. Shively (Bright Star) and Christina Sajous (SpongeBob SquarePants) have been announced to appear in Paradise Square, a new musical making its world premiere at Berke…

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A.J. Shively & Christina Sajous Set for World Premiere Musical Paradise Square at Berkeley Rep by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway alums A.J. Shively (Bright Star) and Christina Sajous (SpongeBob SquarePants) have been announced to appear in Paradise Square, a new musical making its world premiere at Berke…

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Watch Michael Urie, Havery Fierstein, and the Company of Broadway’s Torch Song Answer Playbill’s Questions on Opening Night by Ruthie Fierberg

The revival of the Tony-winning play opened November 1 at the Helen Hayes Theatre.

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Harvey Fierstein is Working on a Play About His 'Old Friend' Bella Abzug by Stephanie Wild

The revival of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song opened last week, but the Broadway icon is already thinking about what's next.

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Monday, November 5, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Wicked Shines in 15th-Anniversary Week by

It was a week of celebration for the fan-favorite Broadway musical Wicked. In addition to toasting its 15th birthday with a star-studded television special hosted by original leading la…

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Harvey Fierstein’s “Torch Song” at the Helen Hayes Theatre by Richard Seff

Michael Urie is lighting up the stage of the Helen Hayes Theatre on Broadway eight times a week with his virtuoso performance in Harvey Fierstein’s play. It’s an adaptation of his earlie…

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Torch Song on Broadway Review: Harvey Fierstein’s Landmark Gay Play starring Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl by Jonathan Mandell

When Torch Song opened Off-Broadway a year ago, I noted that the issues affecting gay people that it explored remained unfortunately relevant 35 years after the play had debuted on Broadway,…

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Torch Song on Broadway: Review and Pics by New York Theater

The 1982 Broadway production of Torch Song Trilogy, starring Harvey Fierstein as Arnold Beckoff, a sometime drag queen and gay Jewish romantic searching for love and acceptance, could be cre…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - November 5th - THE PROM and THE NEW ONE Top Growth! by Jeffrey Vizcaino

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Prom 8.20, The Cher Show 5.24, King Kong 3.93, My Fair Lady 2.90 and Pretty Woman 2.87.The top growing current Broadway plays were The New …

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Sunday, November 4, 2018

Loneliness, Truth, and Finding My Way Into ‘Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song’ by Matthew Wexler

Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl star in a revival of the Tony Award-winning play about a gay man's odyssey to find happiness in New York.

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This Week on Broadway for November 4, 2018: Torch Song by Matt Tamanini

Matt Tamanini, Peter Filichia, and Michael Portantiere, discuss “Torch Song” on Broadway at the Hayes Theatre, “Mother of the Maid” @ The Public Theater, “The…

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From Ugly Betty to a Broadway Household Name, Take a Look Back on the Stage Career of Michael Urie by Stephanie Wild

Up until just a few years ago, Michael Urie may have been best known as Marc St. Jame from the television series Ugly Betty. Now, however, Broadway fans have come to know him as a household …

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Saturday, November 3, 2018

A Brief History of Broadway Superstar: Harvey Fierstein by Julie Musbach

If you've never heard of Harvey Fierstein, it's a bit hard to explain why. A four time Tony Award winner, Fierstein has had a hand in a seemingly endless list of projects from Hairspray to K…

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Friday, November 2, 2018

A Family Affair: Torch Song's Michael Urie, Mercedes Ruehl & More Pose in the Portrait Booth by Lindsey Sullivan

Following an acclaimed off-Broadway run last year at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theater, Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song is back on the Great White Way. This time, stage-and-screen star…

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The Show: Harvey Fierstein, Michael Urie & More Celebrate the Return of Torch Song on Opening Night by

Michael Urie, Harvey Fierstein and the cast of Torch Song hit the red carpet at the Broadway opening.

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The Family Is Back! Harvey Fierstein, Michael Urie and the Torch Song Cast Celebrate Opening Night on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

The first Broadway revival of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song officially opened at the Hayes Theater on November 1. Led by Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl, the remount of Fierstein…

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Carrying the Torch: How TORCH SONG Set Broadway on Fire and Ushered In A New Era of LGBTQ Representation on the Great White Way by Alexa Criscitiello

This season, Harvey Fierstein's seminal Broadway classic, Torch Song has made its way back to Broadway 36 years after its original run, in a brand-new production.

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BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Michael Urie in TORCH SONG! by Ken Fallin

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest …

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