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Harvey Fierstein News

Date of Birth: June 06, 1954 (61)
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Gender: Male
BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Illustrates- KINKY BOOTSBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Illustrates- KINKY BOOTS
by Ken Fallin - Aug 3, 2015

BroadwayWorld recently announced a new partnership with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Fallin previously drew for BroadwayWorld and our readers have long wanted his return, so it is with great pleasure that we welcome him back! Be sure to check back for more of Ken's exclusive art. Below, check out his illustration of Kyle Taylor Parker, playing 'Lola' in KINKY BOOTS. (more...)

Billy Porter to Leave KINKY BOOTS for New Original Broadway Show in 2016?Billy Porter to Leave KINKY BOOTS for New Original Broadway Show in 2016?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Porter reveals that with his KINKY BOOTS contract up in January, and he won't be playing Lola indefinitely. (more...)

The Arundel Barn Playhouse to Present LA CAGE AUX FOLLESThe Arundel Barn Playhouse to Present LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

“Walking in My Mother's Shoes” By Stephen G. Tabor Billy Goldstein has never worn high heels in his life. But this summer he will step into pumps and grace the stage as Albin in La Cage aux Folles, playing at The Arundel Barn Playhouse. (more...)

Tom McGowan to Join Cast of West End's WICKEDTom McGowan to Join Cast of West End's WICKED
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

WICKED, the award-winning classic musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to welcome the American stage, television and film actor Tom McGowan to the role of The Wizard from Monday 21 September for a limited season until Saturday 12 March 2016. He will be making his West End debut. (more...)

THE MISMATCH GAME to Return to Los Angeles LGBT Center, 8/29-30THE MISMATCH GAME to Return to Los Angeles LGBT Center, 8/29-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

It's time once again to "get ready to match the stars" with a new edition of Dennis Hensley's The MisMatch Game, the show the Los Angeles Times calls, "witty, ribald ... an adventure in surrealist era bending." The side-splitting parody of the 70s game show returns to the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Renberg Theatre for two hilarious nights, Saturday, August 29 at 8pm and Sunday, August 30 at 7pm.  (more...)

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Starry Cast of SPAMALOT at the Hollywood Bowl; Plus Performance Sneak Peek!BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Starry Cast of SPAMALOT at the Hollywood Bowl; Plus Performance Sneak Peek!
by Michael Sterling - Jul 29, 2015

The much anticipated 2005 Tony Award-winning Best Musical - Monty Python's Spamalot - has finally arrived and is in rehearsal in Los Angeles for its July 31 - August 2, 2015 run at the historic Hollywood Bowl; and BroadwayWorld TV's own Michael Sterling was on hand to talk to the cast. (more...)

Beyonce to Play 'Glinda the Good' in NBC's THE WIZ LIVE?Beyonce to Play 'Glinda the Good' in NBC's THE WIZ LIVE?
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Sources have revealed that Beyonce is currently in discussions to take on the role of Glinda THE GOOD WITCH (more...)

KINKY BOOTS National Tour, Featuring Tony Winner Billy Porter, Begins Next Week at Benedum CenterKINKY BOOTS National Tour, Featuring Tony Winner Billy Porter, Begins Next Week at Benedum Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

? KINKY BOOTS, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), opens at the Benedum Center, August 4-9 for an exclusive engagement as part of Pittsburgh CLO's 2015 Summer Season. (more...)

She Can't Stop the Beat! Watch THE WIZ's Queen Latifah's Musical Performance HighlightsShe Can't Stop the Beat! Watch THE WIZ's Queen Latifah's Musical Performance Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Grammy and Golden Globe-winner Queen Latifah has joined the cast of NBC's highly-anticipated musical, THE WIZ LIVE! in the role of the Wiz (more...)

Breaking News: Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige Will Ease on Down the Road in NBC's THE WIZ LIVE!Breaking News: Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige Will Ease on Down the Road in NBC's THE WIZ LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige have joined the cast of NBC's highly-anticipated THE WIZ LIVE! Latifah will play the Wiz, and Blige will be the Wicked Witch of the West.  (more...)

VIDEO: Tony Winner Cyndi Lauper Confirms She Plans to Return to Broadway!VIDEO: Tony Winner Cyndi Lauper Confirms She Plans to Return to Broadway!
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Iconic singer Cyndi Lauper joined TODAY's Kathie Lee and Hoda this morning to talk about the global expansion of her musical KINKY BOOTS, her struggles with psoriasis, and a couple of new projects, including Broadway work and a new album. (more...)

Company of Fools Produces 20th Season Souvenir BookCompany of Fools Produces 20th Season Souvenir Book
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Company of Fools, as part of their 20th Celebration Season, has created a 20th Season Souvenir Book. Featuring Kirsten Shultz's photography, tributes, reflections and stories from the Company's artists, this special book is an entertaining and profoundly personal history of the Fools. (more...)

Tickets to KINKY BOOTS at Orpheum Theater on Sale 8/14Tickets to KINKY BOOTS at Orpheum Theater on Sale 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

KINKY BOOTS, the smash-hit musical that brings together four- time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony® Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), opens at Omaha's Orpheum Theater Tuesday, October 20, as part of the Omaha Performing Arts' Broadway series. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/27/15- A CATERED AFFAIRSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/27/15- A CATERED AFFAIR
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2015

Today in 2008, A Catered Affair closed at the Walter Kerr Theatre, where it ran for 116 performances. A Catered Affair is a musical with a book by Harvey Fierstein and music and lyrics by John Bucchino. It is based on both the 1956 film The Catered Affair written by Gore Vidal and the original 1955 teleplay by Paddy Chayefsky, set in 1953 in the Bronx. John Doyle directed the production, which starred Fierstein, Faith Prince and Tom Wopat. (more...)

BWW Blog: The Best & Worst of the 2014-15 Season at Durham Performing Arts Center!BWW Blog: The Best & Worst of the 2014-15 Season at Durham Performing Arts Center!
by Jeffrey Kare - Jul 27, 2015

Since the 2014-15 Season at the Durham Performing Arts Center has wrapped up, I decided to give you guys my top picks for what were some of the best (and the worst) productions I saw this past season. I've seen many quality productions within the past year, with one little exception. (more...)

Photo Flash: EMPIRE's Grace Gealey & Kaitlin Doubleday Visit KINKY BOOTS in ChicagoPhoto Flash: EMPIRE's Grace Gealey & Kaitlin Doubleday Visit KINKY BOOTS in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

Broadway In Chicago is currently presenting Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), returns to Chicago for a limited two-week engagement at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 West Randolph) through July 26, 2015. Last night, EMPIRE stars Grace Gealey and Kaitlin Doubleday attended the performance at Cadillac Palace Theatre for Grace's birthday. Check out photos below! (more...)

Broadway Veterans Round Out Starry Cast of SPAMALOT at the Hollywood BowlBroadway Veterans Round Out Starry Cast of SPAMALOT at the Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed the final casting for the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Monty Python's Spamalot, the parody of the Arthurian Legend which won the Tony for Best Musical in 2005. Those joining the starry company are Broadway vets Kevin Chamberlin as Sir Bedevere, Tom Deckman as Not Dead Fred, and Rick Holmes as Sir Lancelot. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: BROADWAY BARES 25th Recap - Celebrating 222 of New York's Sexiest Dancers!STAGE TUBE: BROADWAY BARES 25th Recap - Celebrating 222 of New York's Sexiest Dancers!
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2015

The 25th epic edition of Broadway Bares celebrated the golden age of Broadway with an evening of ripped dancers, cheeky choreographers and sumptuous showgirls on Sunday, June 21, 2015, for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.  Check out the video below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marquee Is Up At The Adelphi For KINKY BOOTS!Photo Coverage: Marquee Is Up At The Adelphi For KINKY BOOTS!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The final touches are being made to the exterior of the Adelphi Theatre, where Kinky Boots opens later this summer! (more...)

Goodspeed's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Opens TonightGoodspeed's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

Goodspeed Musicals presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, which began on June 26, and opens tonight, July 15, 2015 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut. (more...)

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