Estelle Getty News

 
Date of Birth: July 25, 1923
Date of Death: July 22, 2008 (84)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
THE GOLDEN GIRLS A LOVING DRAG PARODY LOST CHRISTMAS EPISODE Now Playing At Producers Club THE GOLDEN GIRLS A LOVING DRAG PARODY LOST CHRISTMAS EPISODE Now Playing At Producers Club
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019

Deck the halls with those Golden Girls we all love, The Golden Girls Live A Loving Pardoy, celebrates the holidays with a lost episode. (more...)

A VERY GOLDEN GIRLS CHRISTMAS Will Come to The Ringwald Theatre A VERY GOLDEN GIRLS CHRISTMAS Will Come to The Ringwald Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019

Opening November 22nd, 2019 at The Ringwald Theatre in Ferndale, A Very Golden Girls Christmas: An Unauthorized Parody is a delightful mash-up of some of your favorite episodes of the beloved sit-com. This holiday, spend an evening with Rose, Blanche, Sophia, and Dorothy! (more...)

THE GOLDEN GIRLS LIVE: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES Comes to The Victoria Theatre THE GOLDEN GIRLS LIVE: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES Comes to The Victoria Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2019

As the days become shorter and the crisp air signals the time when the Xmas sweaters are taken out of mothballs, it can only mean one thing. It's time for what has become a San Francisco tradition a?" the annual production of The Golden Girls Live! The Christmas Episodes. Performance Dates are Nov. 29 - Dec. 22, 2019 - 25 performances Only Wed. Thurs. Fri. at 8:00pm, Sat. at 3:00p and 8:00pm, Sun. at 2:00pm and 7:00pm with Special Matinee Performances Wed. Dec. 11 at 3:00pm. (more...)

GOLDEN GIRLS LIVE Celebrates 1800 Performances and Extends Through 2020 GOLDEN GIRLS LIVE Celebrates 1800 Performances and Extends Through 2020
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2019

The Golden Girls Live celebrated 1800 performances on September 28th, and has been extended through 2020. (more...)

Slipstream Presents: THE MERRY WIVES OF MIAMI Slipstream Presents: THE MERRY WIVES OF MIAMI
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

Picture it. Miami. 1987. A successful television show ends after seven seasons, to everyone's chagrin. Dorothy, Blanche, Rose, and Sophia live on in all of our hearts as we watch reruns of The Golden Girls over a mound of cheesecake and a bottle of wine. But what if, through some strange bit of Hollywood magic, they were able to come back for a new season? And what if the first episode of that season included the girls doing Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor? The gay gasps would be deafening. Good news, Slipstream Theatre Initiative reimagines Shakespeare's comedy as just that - and invites you to a live filming of Season 8, episode 1: The Golden Girls do Merry Wives! (more...)

THE GOLDEN GIRLS MUSICAL PARODY: PRIDE EDITION Begins Performances June 19 THE GOLDEN GIRLS MUSICAL PARODY: PRIDE EDITION Begins Performances June 19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

Performances of The Golden Girls Musical Parody: PRIDE Edition begin Wednesday, June 19 at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue) for a three-week engagement through July 6. Hailed 'hilariously outsized' by The New York Times, the musical comedy - updated with new story elements for PRIDE and featuring an original pop score - is written and directed by Nick Brennan with music, lyrics and movement also by Mr. Brennan. (more...)

Original NYC Cast Of Golden Girls LIVE To Headline Two Sailings Of Golden Girls Cruise In 2019 Original NYC Cast Of Golden Girls LIVE To Headline Two Sailings Of Golden Girls Cruise In 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Sixteen years ago (2003) Golden Girls LIVE: On Stage! was created by real-life couple Peter Mac and John Mac as a loving tribute in the style of Brady Bunch LIVE. The Macs created a loving drag parody of everyone's favorite sitcom, which played to sold out audiences at the now-shuttered Rose's Turn in the West Village. The show uses on-target impersonations of the original actresses as source material (they play Estelle Getty and Beatrice Arthur, respectively) and creates original improv-parody situations to bring the girls back for the reunion fans never got. (more...)

A Brief History of Broadway Superstar: Harvey Fierstein A Brief History of Broadway Superstar: Harvey Fierstein
by Julie Musbach - Nov 3, 2018

If you've never heard of Harvey Fierstein, it's a bit hard to explain why. A four time Tony Award winner, Fierstein has had a hand in a seemingly endless list of projects from Hairspray to Kinky Boots to Mulan. Now, he's back on the Broadway marquee with his revamped production of The Torch Song Trilogy. (more...)

THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES Returns for the Holiday Season THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES Returns for the Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

As the days become shorter and the crisp air signals the time when the Xmas sweaters are taken out of mothballs, it can only mean one thing. It's time for what has become a San Francisco tradition - the annual production of The Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes.  Performance Dates are Nov. 29 - Dec. 23, 2018 - 19 performances only! Thurs. Fri. & Sat. 8:00pm, Sun. 7:00pm with Special Sunday Matinees Dec 9, 16, & 23 at 2:00 pm. (more...)

GOLDEN GIRLS LIVE: ON STAGE! Returns To NYC For A 15th Anniversary Production GOLDEN GIRLS LIVE: ON STAGE! Returns To NYC For A 15th Anniversary Production
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2018

Fifteen years ago (2003) Golden Girls LIVE: On Stage! was created by real life couple Peter Mac and John Mac as a loving tribute in the style of Brady Bunch LIVE. The Macs created a loving drag parody of everyone's favorite sitcom, which played to sold out audiences at the now shuttered Rose's Turn in the West Village. The show uses spot on impersonations of the original Actresses as source material (they play Estelle Getty and Beatrice Arthur respectively) and creates original improv-parody situations to bring the girls back for the reunion fans never got. (more...)

BWW Review: THE GOLDEN GIRLS at Roxy's Downtown BWW Review: THE GOLDEN GIRLS at Roxy's Downtown
by Paul Bolton - Mar 12, 2018

The Golden Girls at Roxy's Downtown Wichita Kansas television parody of the original comedy series through March 18, 2018. A nostalgic romp through one of the favorite all-time television shows with a few twists! (more...)

The Performing Arts Center at 32 Below to Present '2 BY FIERSTEIN' This Fall The Performing Arts Center at 32 Below to Present '2 BY FIERSTEIN' This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

On Today, November 3, the Performing Arts Center at 32 Below in New Milford will open 2 By Fierstein: The International Stud (part one of the multiple Tony Award-winning Torch Song Trilogy) and On Tidy Endings (from the award-winning Safe Sex). Both one act plays are written by Connecticut local, Harvey Fierstein. (more...)

The Performing Arts Center at 32 Below to Present '2 BY FIERSTEIN' This Fall The Performing Arts Center at 32 Below to Present '2 BY FIERSTEIN' This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

On Friday, November 3, the Performing Arts Center at 32 Below in New Milford will open 2 By Fierstein: The International Stud (part one of the multiple Tony Award-winning Torch Song Trilogy) and On Tidy Endings (from the award-winning Safe Sex). Both one act plays are written by Connecticut local, Harvey Fierstein. (more...)

THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES Returns to San Francisco this Holiday Season THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES Returns to San Francisco this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

As the days become shorter and the crisp air signals the time when the Xmas sweaters are taken out of mothballs, it can only mean one thing. It's time for what has become a San Francisco tradition the annual production of The Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes. (more...)

BWW Review: THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND at Empire Stage
by John Lariviere - Jun 25, 2017

Direct from NYC, Empire Stage presents the South Florida premiere of Thank You For Being a Friend - A Golden Girls Musical Parody, written and directed by Nick Brennan. This new musical is a parody of the classic 1980's Television sitcom, The Golden Girls. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Celebrates Women in Theatre at the 8th Annual Lilly Awards
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2017

Just last night, the 8th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony, which celebrates women of distinction in the American Theater, honored Julie Taymor, Denee Benton, Micki Grant,Toni-Leslie James, Mandy Greenfield, Madison Ferris, and Beanie Feldstein. Stephen Schwartz was this year's Miss Lilly. (more...)

Julie Taymor Among New 'Disney Legends' to Be Honored During D23 Expo 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Oprah Winfrey, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Stan Lee, Julie Taymor, and other remarkable contributors to the Disney legacy will be honored as official Disney Legends during D23 Expo 2017. (more...)

THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES to Return to The Victoria Theatre for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes will play The Victoria Theatre from December 1-23, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Victoria Theatre to Present GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

225498For those who are fans of The Golden Girls, Ice Cream, Cheesecake and Christmas - do we have a new Ice Cream Flavor for You! To celebrate the Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes - 2016 - Humphry Slocombe (San Francisco's award-winning artisanal Ice cream maker) has created a limited edition ice cream flavor. Appropriately christened Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake (dark chocolate cheesecake ice cream with amarena cherries & house-made graham crackers). The limited edition flavor will be available at both Humphry Slocombe locations (2790 Harrison St. and 1 Ferry Building, SF) Dec. 1-31, 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE FRONT PAGE
by Walter McBride - Oct 24, 2016

The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic 1928 comedy set in the world of the Chicago newspaper business, just had its official opening last week at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 W. 44th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)

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