Harvey Fierstein News

 
Date Of Birth:
June 06, 1954 (64)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
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@HarveyFierstein - 9/21/18 03:08am Playwright and director, a meeting of the mimes. https://


@HarveyFierstein - 9/20/18 09:57pm They so such nice things about me... I'm going to have to give them raises! https://


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Date of Birth: June 06, 1954 (64)
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Up On The Marquee: TORCH SONGUp On The Marquee: TORCH SONG
by Walter McBride - Sep 21, 2018

Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song will begin previews Tuesday, October 9 ahead of a Thursday, November 1 opening night at Broadway's Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street). (more...)

BWW Review: Disney's NEWSIES! at The Public Theater Of San Antonio- Magnificent Fun for All AgesBWW Review: Disney's NEWSIES! at The Public Theater Of San Antonio- Magnificent Fun for All Ages
by Ashley Corbaley - Sep 20, 2018

"EXTRA, EXTRA!" Disney's NEWSIES! is hot off the press at The Public Theater of San Antonio. Based on the real-life strike of 1899, NEWSIES! tells the story of Manhattan newsboys as they take a stand against publishing giant, Mr. Pulitzer, to get the pay they deserve. It is a powerful story of hope, loyalty, and fighting for what you believe in. (more...)

Thursday 5(+1): Ridley, Rankin, Petrille and Blake from Chaffin's Barn's NEWSIESThursday 5(+1): Ridley, Rankin, Petrille and Blake from Chaffin's Barn's NEWSIES
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 20, 2018

Today, The Thursday Five(+1) shines the spotlight on four members of the Chaffin's Barn cast of Newsies - David Ridley, Samantha Blake, Natalie Rankin and Kayla Petrille - who took time out from their rigorous regimen of rehearsals to tell our readers more about themselves and to offer their own suggestions for why you should come see their show, which runs through October 22. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

LA MAMA, the 2018 Tony Award winning theater presents, COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES #149 "ANDREI SERBAN" - Saturday, September 29th at 3:00pm?at The Ellen Stewart Theater (66 East 4th Street), in the Manhattan. (more...)

Then and Now: Harvey Fierstein Poses with the TORCH SONG Marquee at the Hayes TheaterThen and Now: Harvey Fierstein Poses with the TORCH SONG Marquee at the Hayes Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Rehearsals commence today for the new Broadway production of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song, which will play Broadway's Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street), the same Broadway stage where the Tony AwardŽ-winning production premiered in 1982. (more...)

A BRONX TALE, ANASTASIA, CATS and More Announced for Broadway in Chicago Off-Season; Tickets On Sale This WeekendA BRONX TALE, ANASTASIA, CATS and More Announced for Broadway in Chicago Off-Season; Tickets On Sale This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce its next season will go on sale to the public this Sunday, September 23. The season includes: A BRONX TALE, ANASTASIA, CATS and Tony Award-winning COME FROM AWAY, FALSETTOS and A BAND'S VISIT. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre Presents Aurora Theatre's Production Of NEWSIES!Atlanta Lyric Theatre Presents Aurora Theatre's Production Of NEWSIES!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents this sparkling, larger than life production October 19-November 4, 2018. After a fabulous run in Gwinnett county, the Lyric is pleased to bring this exciting collaboration with Aurora Theatre to its audiences. Based on the 1992 motion picture, NEWSIES features a score by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Sister Act) and Jack Feldman and a book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage aux Folles, Torch Song Trilogy). NEWSIES, performs at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 South Marietta Pkwy., Marietta). For tickets, reservations and group pricing visit www.AtlantaLyric.com or call 404-377-9948. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsal For the UK Tour of KINKY BOOTSPhoto Flash: Go Inside Rehearsal For the UK Tour of KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Rehearsals are underway for the national tour of Kinky Boots! Check out the photos from inside rehearsal below! (more...)

Edinburgh Playhouse Announces its Autumn Lineup - KINKY BOOTS, LET IT BE, and MoreEdinburgh Playhouse Announces its Autumn Lineup - KINKY BOOTS, LET IT BE, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Edinburgh's theatre fans are spoilt for choice this season with a brilliant line-up of shows heading for the city's historic Playhouse between now and Christmas. (more...)

Early Bidding Now Open For Walk-On Roles, VIP Tickets, and More At The Broadway Flea Market And Grand AuctionEarly Bidding Now Open For Walk-On Roles, VIP Tickets, and More At The Broadway Flea Market And Grand Auction
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Jump start your ultimate theatrical treasure hunt as early bidding opens today on dozens of auction items you can't get anywhere except at the 32nd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction. (more...)

John Wesley Shipp and William Youmans to Lead Reading of HANK & JIM BUILD A PLANEJohn Wesley Shipp and William Youmans to Lead Reading of HANK & JIM BUILD A PLANE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

John Wesley Shipp (CW's "The Flash") will join William Youmans (Carousel) in a staged reading of David A. Gregory's drama Hank & Jim Build a Plane. (more...)

Drayton Entertainment Announces 2019 Season - NEWSIES, ROCKY, and MoreDrayton Entertainment Announces 2019 Season - NEWSIES, ROCKY, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Drayton Entertainment will present a knockout playbill in 2019 packed with Broadway blockbusters, hilarious comedies, stirring tributes, fun-filled family musicals and a few more dramas than in previous seasons. Artistic Director Alex Mustakas continues his bid to bring a wide variety of crowd-pleasing productions to the award-winning charitable not-for-profit theatre organization's seven stages throughout Ontario. (more...)

TORCH SONG Script to Be Released Featuring Original and Revised TextsTORCH SONG Script to Be Released Featuring Original and Revised Texts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

The original run of Torch Song on Broadway in 1982 won the play 2 Tony awards. Now, an updated version will be coming to the stage this October. Ballantine is releasing a new print edition containing for the first time ever both the original scripts as well as the revised script. (more...)

Pride Films and Plays Announces Cast of IT'S ONLY A PLAYPride Films and Plays Announces Cast of IT'S ONLY A PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

The second production of Pride Films and Plays's 2018-19 season will be IT'S ONLY A PLAY, by Terrence McNally. McNally is arguably Broadway's most prolific gay male playwright, with 20 Broadway credits to his name, plus many other plays produced off-Broadway. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a Look at Oliver Tompsett, Natalie McQueen, and Simon-Anthony Rhoden in KINKY BOOTSPhoto Flash: Get a Look at Oliver Tompsett, Natalie McQueen, and Simon-Anthony Rhoden in KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Kinky Boots, the winner of every major Best Musical award, will play its final performance at London's Adelphi Theatre on 12 January 2019. The show celebrated its 3rd birthday on the West End this month. (more...)

Cast Of KINKY BOOTS Wowed Edinburgh At Show LaunchCast Of KINKY BOOTS Wowed Edinburgh At Show Launch
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Cast members from the hit musical Kinky Boots wowed an invited audience earlier this week as they visited the city to launch their upcoming visit to Edinburgh Playhouse this Christmas season. (more...)

BWW TV: 'Contrapunto' de LA JAULA DE LAS LOCASBWW TV: 'Contrapunto' de LA JAULA DE LAS LOCAS
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 7, 2018

La compaņia de LA JAULA DE LAS LOCAS en Barcelona interpreta este numero del musical que se estrena este mes en el Teatre Tivoli (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces September Panel WHO IS TRU?Theater Resources Unlimited Announces September Panel WHO IS TRU?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents its annual free introductory panel Thursday, September 20, 2018: WHO IS TRU? A Free Introduction to Our Community and Programs at 7:30pm (doors open for networking at7pm) at The Playroom Theatre, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th fl., NYC. This panel is free but please reserve using the bright red reservation box athttps://truonline.org/events/who-is-tru/, or call at least a day in advance (or much sooner) for reservations: 212-714-7628; or e-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com. (more...)

BWW TV: 'La Vida Empieza Hoy' de LA JAULA DE LAS LOCASBWW TV: 'La Vida Empieza Hoy' de LA JAULA DE LAS LOCAS
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 6, 2018

Āngel Llacer y toda la compaņia de LA JAULA DE LAS LOCAS interpretan este clasico en la produccion que se estrena el 14 de septiembre en el Tivoli de Barcelona (more...)

Joe Mcfadden To Star In UK Tour Of Peter James' THE HOUSE ON COLD HILLJoe Mcfadden To Star In UK Tour Of Peter James' THE HOUSE ON COLD HILL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

As previously announced, the thrilling work of multi-million selling author Peter James returns to theatres in January 2019 with the world premiere production of the spine-chilling stage play The House on Cold Hill - Adapted from his best-selling 2015 novel and based on the author's own real-life experience in a haunted house, the play will star TV favourite Joe McFadden. (more...)

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