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Harvey Fierstein News

Date of Birth: June 06, 1954 (62)
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Gender: Male
BWW Review: KINKY BOOTS Gets Better and Better with Each Visit to Connor PalaceBWW Review: KINKY BOOTS Gets Better and Better with Each Visit to Connor Palace
by Roy Berko - Aug 25, 2016

When KINKY BOOTS played Playhouse Square in April of 2015, while still running on Broadway, it was a really good performance. The show is back again and, believe it or not, it's even better this time around. (more...)

VIDEO: An Inside Look At Recording Kristin Chenoweth's 'The Art Of Elegance'VIDEO: An Inside Look At Recording Kristin Chenoweth's 'The Art Of Elegance'
by Michael Dale - Aug 24, 2016

Kristin Chenoweth's new album, 'The Art of Elegance,' will have a will have a digital release September 23rd and a physical release on September 30th, 2016. (more...)

Matthew Broderick Will Be Honored at Friends of Hudson River Park Gala 2016Matthew Broderick Will Be Honored at Friends of Hudson River Park Gala 2016
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Gala Co-Chairs Mia Jung & Scott M. Lawin, Sukey & Michael E. Novogratz Megan Walsh Shaoul & Ben Shaoul, and Diana L. Taylor have announced the Friends of Hudson River Park Gala 2016, hosted by Harry Connick, Jr. (more...)

Christopher Jackson, HAIRSPRAY & More - BWW's Guide to Broadway on Fall TV!Christopher Jackson, HAIRSPRAY & More - BWW's Guide to Broadway on Fall TV!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 23, 2016

Broadway stars and a host of musical presentations are on tap for the upcoming 2016-17 primetime television season. Included in THE LINEUP will be new series starring HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson, FROZEN's Kristen Bell and BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY star Stephen Pasquale. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 8/16/2016 - 8/23/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 8/16/2016 - 8/23/2016
by - Aug 23, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 8/16/2016 - 8/23/2016. (more...)

NCTC Unveils Renovated Space at Benefit GalaNCTC Unveils Renovated Space at Benefit Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

In October, New Conservatory Theatre Center will mark its 35th Anniversary and the launch of its 2016-17 Season with the unveiling of its renovated lobby, box office and bar. The first chance to glimpse the venue's redesign will be a special benefit gala, The Big Reveal, Saturday, October 1st, 7-10pm. The grand reopening celebration comes a week before the launch of NCTC's 2016-17 Season and the regional premiere of Harvey Fierstein's newest play, Casa Valentina. (more...)

VIDEO: NBC Unveils First Promo for HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Featuring All-Star Cast in Costume!VIDEO: NBC Unveils First Promo for HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Featuring All-Star Cast in Costume!
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

NBC today unveiled the highly anticipated HAIRSPRAY LIVE! first-look promo — featuring the all-star cast in costume for the first time! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/20-8/21/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/20-8/21/2016
by - Aug 21, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 21, 2016 - Sunday, August 21, 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/21/16- LA CAGE AUX FOLLESSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/21/16- LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2016

Today in 1983, La Cage Aux Folles opened at the Palace Theatre, where it ran for 1761 performances. With a book by Harvey Fierstein and lyrics and music by Jerry Herman, it is based on the 1973 French play of the same name by Jean Poiret. The original 1983 Broadway production received nine nominations for Tony Awards and won six, including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book. The success of the musical spawned a West End production and several international runs. The 2004 Broadway revival won the Tony Award for Best Revival, the 2008 London revival garnered the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival. The 2010 Broadway revival was nominated for eleven Tony Awards, winning the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. La Cage aux Folles is the only musical which has won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical twice and the only show that has won a Best Production Tony Award (Best Musical or Best Revival of a Musical) for each of its Broadway productions. (more...)

VIDEO: Everybody Say Yeah For The Sparkling New West End KINKY BOOTS TrailerVIDEO: Everybody Say Yeah For The Sparkling New West End KINKY BOOTS Trailer
by Michael Dale - Aug 17, 2016

Matt Henry, who received the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical, is extending his acclaimed performance as Lola, and is joined by David Hunter, who takes on the role of Charlie Price. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Explains the Wacky Release Timing of Her and Idina Menzel's New AlbumsKristin Chenoweth Explains the Wacky Release Timing of Her and Idina Menzel's New Albums
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Kristin Chenoweth's 'The Art of Elegance,' will have a will have a digital release September 23rd, but she's not the only Broadway superstar who will drop an album that day. Her Wicked costar Idina Menzel will release 'Idina.' on the same day, but the timing was not planned. 'I'm guessing she was as surprised as me,' Chenoweth told App.com. (more...)

Michael McCorry Rose, Louis Pardo and Rena Strober to Star in The Barn Stage Company's CHESS IN CONCERTMichael McCorry Rose, Louis Pardo and Rena Strober to Star in The Barn Stage Company's CHESS IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Presented by The Barn Stage Company, in association with Temecula Presents, this all-star production of Benny Anderson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' Chess in Concert takes the Old Town Temecula stage for four nights only! (more...)

MTC's Stargate Theatre to Stage CRASH. BURN. RISE. at City Center, on Facebook LiveMTC's Stargate Theatre to Stage CRASH. BURN. RISE. at City Center, on Facebook Live
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club's Stargate Theatre Sharon Sullivan Company will perform an original piece, Crash. Burn. Rise., this Saturday, August 20 at 3:00pm and 7:00pm at MTC - Stage II at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues). (more...)

Top 10 Screen To Stage Musical AdaptationsTop 10 Screen To Stage Musical Adaptations
by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2016

The path from screen to stage hasn't always been a smooth one, and celluloid success is no guarantee of musical triumph (just ask the Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark team). But London is currently awash with popular medium-jumpers, from Aladdin and The Bodyguard to new musical Groundhog Day, which opened last night at the Old Vic. Here are 10 of the best screen to stage adaptations. (more...)

Welcome to the '60's! First Look at HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Edna & Tracy in CostumeWelcome to the '60's! First Look at HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Edna & Tracy in Costume
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

PEOPLE has shared an exclusive first look at Harvey Fierstein and newcomer Maddie Baillio in costume in their iconic roles as Edna and Tracy Turnblad in NBC's upcoming HAIRSPRAY LIVE!. (more...)

YouTube and Broadway Star Todrick Hall to Strut Into KINKY BOOTS This FallYouTube and Broadway Star Todrick Hall to Strut Into KINKY BOOTS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Todrick Hall will join the Broadway company of Kinky Boots as 'Lola' in the Tony Award-winning musical, beginning November 1, 2016 through March 5, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the New Cast of KINKY BOOTS in the West EndPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with the New Cast of KINKY BOOTS in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

The new cast for Kinky Boots gives their first performance at the Adelphi Theatre this evening, Monday 15 August. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

VIDEOS: Theatre Community Celebrates The Life and Career of Fyvush FinkelVIDEOS: Theatre Community Celebrates The Life and Career of Fyvush Finkel
by Michael Dale - Aug 15, 2016

The star of Yiddish Theatre and Emmy Award winner was 93 years old. (more...)

VIDEO: Marissa Jaret Winokur Teases HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Cameo; Praises New Tracy TurnbladVIDEO: Marissa Jaret Winokur Teases HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Cameo; Praises New Tracy Turnblad
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Tony Award winner Marissa Jaret Winokur teased that she may be returning to Baltimore for a cameo appearance in NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! (more...)

Breaking News: Ben Fankhauser & Andrew Keenan-Bolger Join NEWSIES Live; Set to Hit Theatres in 2017!Breaking News: Ben Fankhauser & Andrew Keenan-Bolger Join NEWSIES Live; Set to Hit Theatres in 2017!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Disney Theatrical Productions and Fathom Events announced today that the Tony® Award-winning musical NEWSIES will make its worldwide cinema debut in early 2017, starring Jeremy Jordan, reprising his Tony Award-nominated performance as 'Jack Kelly.' (more...)

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