STAGE TUBE: Harvey Fierstein Commemorates March on Washington with His Own Dream
In an effort to bring the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech to life and commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, NBC News invited viewers to complete the statement: "I have a dream that _______." Check out Harvey Fierstein's response below!
Fierstein is the book writer of the 2013 Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots. He is also the author of the current Broadway hit Newsies as well as Torch Song Trilogy (Tony and Drama Desk and OBIE Awards), La Cage aux Folles (Tony and Drama Desk Awards), The Sissy Duckling (Humanitas Award), A Catered Affair (12 Drama Desk nominations), Safe Sex (Ace Award),Legs Diamond, Spookhouse, Flatbush Tosca, Common Ground and more.
His political editorials have been published in The New York Times, TV Guide, The Huffington Post, and broadcast on PBS's IN THE LIFE. His children's book, The Sissy Duckling is now in its fifth printing. As an actor Mr. Fierstein is known worldwide for his performances in films like Mrs. Doubtfire and Independence Day, and on stage in Hairspray (Tony Award), Fiddler On The Roof, La Cage aux Folles, Torch Song Trilogy (Tony Award) and television shows such as "How I Met Your Mother," "American Family," "Cheers" (Emmy nomination), "The Simpsons" and "Nurse Jackie."