Photo Coverage: NYT - Harvey and Family: A Conversation
Three-time Emmy Award-winner Edie Falco, Tony Award-winner Dick Latessa, Tony Award-nominee Brooks Ashmanskas and A Catered Affair's Matt Cavenaugh joined Faith Prince and John Bucchino in the New York Times 'TimesTalk event,' "Harvey & Family," celebrating the career of four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein, at the new TimesCenter (242 West 41st St.) on Tuesday, April 1st at 6:00 p.m.
The evening, a conversation between Fierstein and moderator, the journalist Jesse Green, featured readings and performances from Fierstein's plays and musicals, including his latest, A Catered Affair, for which he wrote the book and also stars.† A Catered Affair began previews on Tuesday with an opening night set for Thursday, April 17 at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th St.).
For the TimesTalk event, Ms. Falco and Mr. Ashmanskas read scenes from Fierstein's plays Safe Sex and Torch Song Trilogy (the latter debuted on Broadway 25 years ago this spring).† Mr. Latessa and Mr. Cavenaugh performed a scene from La Cage Aux Folles, for which Fierstein wrote the book.
This special TimesTalk event is being produced in celebration of the 25th anniversary of New York's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center.
Tickets for the event can be obtained at TimesTalks.com or by calling (888) NYT-1870.
Harvey Fierstein and Jesse Green