Thursday, March 21, 2019

Harvey Fierstein to Star as Bella Abzug in His World Premiere Solo Play Bella Bella by Andy Lefkowitz

Four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots, Torch Song) will take on the role of a lifetime this fall, starring as attorney and politician Bella Abzug in his new solo play Bella Be…

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Harvey Fierstein To Play Bella Abzug In World Premiere Off Broadway Play by Greg Evans

Torch Song playwright Harvey Fierstein’s new biographical play about New York’s legendary, hat-wearing “political firebrand” Bella Abzug will make its world premiere at the Manhattan…

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Michael Urie Led TORCH SONG Tour Postponed Due To Scheduling Issues by Alan Henry

The acclaimed production of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Songwas set to embarkon a national tour launching fall 2019 at Los Angeles' Center Theatre Group at the Ahmanson Theatre. The national to…

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Looking Forward to Spring: March - May 2019 by JK

2019 is in full swing, and now we are approaching the crunch of spring openings, with shows trying to get in under the wire for all of the awards. Exciting times for sure! This spring, we ar…

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Ferryman Welcomes Brian d’Arcy James, Holley Fain & a Company of New Stars by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented slate of stage veterans join the cast of Jez Butterworth's fiery new drama The Ferryman beginning on February 19. They replace the original company of principal stars, who pla…

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

See the Cast of Torch Song, Patrick Page, and More at Second Stage’s All-Star Bowling Fundraiser by Marc J. Franklin

Second Stage Theater’s 32nd annual All-Star Bowling Classic took place February 11.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

New Ahrens & Flaherty Musical Knoxville Sets World Premiere at Asolo Rep by Andy Lefkowitz

Knoxville, a new musical from the songwriting team Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, will make its world premiere at Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, FL next year. Frank Galati, who…

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Michael Urie, Tatiana Maslany & Ethan Slater to Appear in Off-Broadway's Nassim by Andy Lefkowitz

Barrow Street Theatricals has announced a talent-packed new slate of rotating guest actors for the American premiere of Nassim by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (Whit…

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Tony Awards' Second Set of Rulings in 2018-2019 Season: Prom Standouts Eligible as Leads & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met on January 24 for the second time this season to confirm the eligibility status of 10 Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing'…

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Tony Awards committee makes determinations on ‘The Cher Show’ and more by Caitlin Huston

Stephanie J. Block will be eligible in the Tony Awards category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in “The Cher Show.” The Tony Awards Administration…

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Aspects of Love review – Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most beguiling score by Michael Billington

Southwark Playhouse, LondonLove has one too many aspects in Jonathan O’Boyle’s spirited revival, which needs a librettist to trim the untidy narrative ‘It is possible to have more than…

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Torch Song’s Michael Urie and Michael Hsu Rosen Reunite in Short Film Lavender at Sundance by Andrew Gans

Ken Barnett also stars in the film by Matthew Puccini.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Odds & Ends: Torch Song's Michael Urie & Michael Hsu Rosen to Reunite in Short Film Lavender & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Torch Song's Michael Urie & Michael Hsu Rosen to Reunite in Short Film Lavender Michael Urie and Michael Hsu Rose…

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Brian d’Arcy James, Shuler Hensley, Blair Brown & More Tapped for The Ferryman by Lindsey Sullivan

A slew of Broadway alums will be gathering around the Carney family table! Jez Butterworth's acclaimed play The Ferryman will welcome a number of new cast members to the company on Febru…

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning Once On This Island Dances Out to Packed Houses by

Michael Arden's celebrated, Tony-winning revival of Once On This Island concluded its run this past weekend, playing a final slate of performances filled with cheering standing-room-only…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 7th - THE PROM and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Prom 2.29, The Cher Show 1.66, Head Over Heels 1.28, Once On this Island 1.04 and King Kong 0.92.The top growing current Broadway plays wer…

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Sunday, January 6, 2019

TORCH SONG Plays Final Performance on Broadway Today, January 6 by Stephanie Wild

The acclaimed production of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song ends its run today, January 6, 2019 at the Hayes Theater 240 West 44th Street. The play will embark on a national tour launching fal…

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Monday, December 31, 2018

Why Torch Song’s Michael Urie Won’t Let Arnold Go by Ruthie Fierberg

The Drama Desk-winning actor on how he “goes there” night after night in Harvey Fierstein’s Tony-winning play.

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Saturday, December 29, 2018

Best of the Rest! What Else the Staff Loved in 2018 by Lindsey Sullivan

The year is almost at a close. In addition to an endless amount of holiday parties and last-minute gift shopping, we've also spent our time at the end of 2018 reading up on best-of-the y…

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Saturday, December 22, 2018

‘TORCH SONG’ On Broadway. by Corine Cohen

Corine talks about ‘TORCH SONG’ Press play to hear my thoughts. I was in the room where it happens, Harvey’s room!****************

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

TORCH SONG to Hold Performance Benefiting Actors Fund 1/4 by BroadwayWorld

The Actors Fund announced today that Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song has donated a block of tickets to their Friday, January 4, 2019 performance at 730 pm to benefit The Actors Fund on at the …

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Broadway’s Torch Song Will Benefit Actors Fund at January Performance by Ryan McPhee

Michael Urie stars in the Harvey Fierstein play, running through January 6 at the Hayes Theater.

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Torch Song's Rob Morean Sings 'The Man That Got Away' by Roberto Araujo

Cast members from the Broadway revival Harvey Fierstein's Tony-winning play stopped by the Playbill Studio to offer a Torch Song Cycle.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Five Burning Questions with Torch Song Star Michael Urie

Torch Song star Michael Urie talks about the best advice from Harvey Fierstein, a hilarious Ugly Betty fan moment abroad, and the torch song that makes him cry.

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Torch Song’s Will Blum Sings ’What'll I Do?’ by Roberto Araujo

Cast members from the Broadway revival of the Harvey Fierstein play stopped by the Playbill Studio to offer a Torch Song Cycle.

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Broadway Grosses: The Boss Goes Out on Top as Springsteen on Broadway Concludes Hit Run by

One of the biggest surprises of the past year on the Great White Way was the sensational debut of Springsteen on Broadway, the sold-out mega-hit concert engagement featuring iconic singer-so…

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Go Backstage & Behind-the-Scenes at Broadway' Torch Song with Jack DiFalco

Jack DiFalco brings Instagram along for a two-show day at Broadway's Torch Song.

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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Torch Song Star Michael Urie Honored With Howard Ashman Award December 16 by Andrew Gans

The 2018 GMHC Cabaret & Howard Ashman Award, benefiting Gay Men’s Health Crisis, is held at Joe's Pub.

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Friday, December 14, 2018

Misspelled Names, High-Kicking in Diamonds & More! What We Learned on #LiveAtFive This Week by Caitlin Moynihan #LiveatFive is a daily Facebook Live news in which editors discuss what's going on in the theater community and chat with stage stars about their curr…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Best of 2018 JKTS Awards: Fun, Fun, Fun! by JK

THE 2018 JKTS AWARDSGood Clean Fun(9 Awards)After taking a couple of seasons off, we are super excited to re-start our annual tradition! Up first, our awards for the media and technical aspe…

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Jack DiFalco Brings Levity to Torch Song by Joy

After making his Broadway debut in Marvin’s Room last year, Jack DiFalco now tackles another complex role in the touching revival of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song.

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