Monday, October 21, 2019

Matt Doyle, Christopher Sieber, Jennifer Simard, Christopher Fitzgerald & More Join Gender-Bent Revival of Company by Andy Lefkowitz

Katrina Lenk and Patti LuPone are in good company. A talented lineup of co-stars have been selected to join them in Marianne Elliott's gender-blind revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Fur…

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Sunday, October 6, 2019

Harvey Fierstein Revives His Downtown Torch Song Trilogy Sensibility for Off-Broadway’s Bella Bella by Ryan McPhee

The Tony Award winner writes and stars in this emotional story about Bella Abzug—the would’ve-been first female U.S. Senator and dear friend.

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Photo Flash: First Look at Harvey Fierstein in BELLA BELLA

Get a first look at Manhattan Theatre Club's World premiere of Bella Bella, written and performed by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Casa Valentina, Torch Song, Hairspray) and directed …

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Five Burning Questions with Tony Award-Winning Producer & Author of Come On Along & Listen to My Life in Theatre, Martin Markinson

Tony winner Martin Markinson talks about championing Harvey Fierstein & Torch Song Trilogy to Broadway, the surprising success of Rock of Ages, and advice to aspiring producers.

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Sunday, September 29, 2019

Harvey & Raúl & Darren and More! 5 Must-Do Events for the Week of September 30 to October 6 by Kathy Henderson

It’s a starry week on New York stages, with Harvey Fierstein, Raúl Esparza, David Byrne and Darren Criss headlining shows around town. Mark your calendar with our five must-do events for …

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Michael Urie, Nikki M. James & More Join Tony Kushner's A Bright Room Called Day at the Public Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage favorite Michael Urie (Torch Song, Grand Horizons) and Tony winner Nikki M. James (The Book of Mormon, Twelfth Night) are among the newly announced company of the Public Theater's hi…

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Michael Urie, ‘Mr. Robot’s Grace Gummer Join Revival Of Tony Kushner’s ‘A Bright Room Called Day’ by Greg Evans

Michael Urie (Younger, Broadway’s Torch Song) and Mr. Robot‘s Grace Gummer have joined the cast of the upcoming Off Broadway revival of Tony Kushner’s A Bright Room Called Day. The two…

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Review: Torch Song, Turbine Theatre by Blue Huseyin

Review: Torch Song, Turbine Theatre5.0starsBy the end of Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song, I am acutely aware of the fraught atmosphere, the sobbing man on my left and my own damp cheeks. Ori…

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

BWW TV: Harvey Fierstein and Kimberly Senior Explain What BELLA BELLA Is All About!

MTC will soon present the World Premiere of Bella Bella, written and performed by Tony Award Winner Harvey Fierstein (Casa Valentina, Torch Song, Hairspray). The play will begin previews on …

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Friday, September 13, 2019

The best new theatre: A Doll’s House, Hedda Tesman, Torch Song

Two productions that update Ibsen for our times, plus a New York drag queen drama

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Photo Coverage: BELLA BELLA's Harvey Fierstein and Kimberly Senior Meet the Press

MTC will soon present the World Premiere of Bella Bella, written and performed by Tony Award Winner Harvey Fierstein (Casa Valentina, Torch Song, Hairspray). The play will begin previews on…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Torch Song at the Turbine Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Drew McOnie’s revival of Harvey Fierstein’s play Torch Song at the Turbine Theatre.

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Torch Song, Turbine Theatre review - impressive return for Harvey Fierstein's seminal gay drama by Tom Birchenough

Matthew Needham in lithe drag queen form opens new London venue London’s latest theatre opening brings a stirring revival of Harvey Fierstein’s vital gay drama, which premiered as Torch …

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Eric Rosen to Direct Claybourne Elder, Denis O’Hare & Johanna Day in New Film Netuser by Andy Lefkowitz

Acclaimed director Eric Rosen has assembled a group of celebrated stage stars for the new short film Netuser. Claybourne Elder (Torch Song), Tony winner Denis O'Hare (Take Me Out) and two-ti…

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What Did Critics Think of Torch Song in London? by Dan Meyer

A new production of Harvey Fierstein’s Tony-nominated play kicked off Turbine Theatre’s inaugural season.

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Torch Song review at Turbine Theatre, London – ‘confident production of a pioneering play’ by Paul Vale

When Harvey Fierstein conceived his original Torch Song Trilogy in the late 1970s the gay liberation movement was still very much in

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‘Emotional & uplifting production’: TORCH SONG – Turbine Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The Turbine Theatre opens with an assured revival of Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song. This is the revised 2017 version, packing the original trilogy of plays into just over two and a half ho…

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Sunday, September 8, 2019

Torch Song review – pioneering gay drama still packs a punch by Michael Billington

Turbine, LondonMatthew Needham stars with tremulous assurance as the witty, sharp-tongued drag queen of Harvey Fierstein’s 70s drama Theatre seems one of our crazy nation’s few growth in…

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Saturday, September 7, 2019

REVIEW: Torch Song, Turbine Theatre Battersea ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Torch Song, a play by Harvey Fierstein now playing at the newly opened Turbine Theatre in Battersea. This post REVIEW: Torch Song, Turbine Theatre Batter…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

London Torch Song Star Matthew Needham on Making Harvey Fierstein's Iconic Protagonist His Own by Matt Wolf

Matthew Needham has cut quite a swath through the American repertoire of late, between the Olivier Award-winning revival of Tennessee Williams' Summer and Smoke and the U.S.-set stage adapta…

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Friday, August 16, 2019

Odds & Ends: Tony Yazbeck to Lead Starry Readings of New Musical Valentino & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Tony Yazbeck to Lead Starry Readings of New Musical Valentino Tony Yazbeck, the fancy-footed Tony nominee known for his turns in…

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Michael Hsu Rosen & Damon J. Gillespie Cast in Netflix Ballet Series Tiny Pretty Things by Eric King

Two Broadway alums are about to show off their dancing chops in a new ballet drama from Netflix. Damon J. Gillespie and Michael Hsu Rosen will star in Tiny Pretty Things, an adaptation of t…

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Michael Urie, Priscilla Lopez, Ashley Park & More Will Lead Grand Horizons to Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Second Stage Theater has announced a talent-packed group of stars set to headline Bess Wohl's Broadway-debut play, Grand Horizons, arriving at the Helen Hayes Theatre this winter. The pre…

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song to open The Turbine Theatre at Battersea Power Station by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Paul Taylor-Mills announces that the Tony Award-winning Torch Song by Harvey Fierstein will open The Turbine Theatre, an exciting new venue at Battersea Power Station. This p…

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Drew McOnie to Direct Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song at New London Venue by Caitlin Moynihan

King Kong director and choreographer Drew McOnie is set to direct Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song at new London venue, The Turbine Theatre. Recently seen on Broadway during the 2018-19 season,…

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King Kong's Drew McOnie to Direct Torch Song Revival at London’s New Turbine Theatre by Dan Meyer

The new venue, set to open in August, is spearheaded by Artistic Director Paul Taylor-Mills.

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Paul Taylor-Mills powers new Turbine Theatre with Torch Song revival by Robin Johnson

There's a new theatre entering the London theatre scene. Driven by producer Paul Taylor-Mills, the Turbine Theatre will launch next month with Torch Song. The post Paul Taylor-Mills powers n…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Torch Song’s Mercedes Ruehl Stars in Safe Space at Bay Street Theater by Andrew Gans

Tony winner Jack O’Brien directs the play, which begins performances June 25.

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Sunday, June 23, 2019

“You’ll Be Swell, You’ll Be Great” by Mo Brady

by Eric Ulloa “So, Mr. Goldstone is married to Uncle Jocko?” My fellow farm boy, older and wiser by five years, turned to me laughing and said, “Gays can’t get married. They’re par…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

The Boys in the Band Wins 2019 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play by Eric King

The Broadway-premiere mounting of Mart Crowley's iconic work The Boys in the Band has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play. The Joe Mantello-helmed staging was honored at th…

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

Tony Awards 2019: See the full list of winners by Jessica Derschowitz

Give a round of applause for this year’s Tony winners! On Sunday night, the American Theater Wing bestowed the 73rd annual Tony Awards on the best of the 2018-2019 Broadway season, which b…

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