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Harvey Fierstein

 
Date Of Birth:
June 06, 1954 (68)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Bio:
Harvey Fierstein's theater work includes Torch Song Trilogy (Best Play, Best Actor, Tony and Drama Desk awards), Kinky Boots (Best Musical Tony), La Cage aux Folles (Best Book, Tony and Drama Desk awards), Newsies (Tony nominated), Casa Valentina (Tony nominated), A Catered Affair (12 Drama Desk ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: June 06, 1954 (68)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

Bio:
Harvey Fierstein's theater work includes Torch Song Trilogy (Best Play, Best Actor, Tony and Drama Desk awards), Kinky Boots (Best Musical Tony), La Cage aux Folles (Best Book, Tony and Drama Desk awards), Newsies (Tony nominated), Casa Valentina (Tony nominated), A Catered Affair (12 Drama Desk ... (read complete bio)
Sunday Morning Michael Dale:  My Favorite Cease and Desist Letters Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: My Favorite Cease and Desist Letters
by Michael Dale - Aug 14, 2022

A while back. I was in an audience of theatre fans watching an onstage conversation between Frank Rich and Stephen Sondheim and the subject of unauthorized changes made in regional and amateur productions came up. The composer/lyricist mentioned that he had heard of a production of Company that ended with Bobby committing suicide by shooting himself.

KINKY BOOTS Will Premiere at Forestburgh Playhouse Photo KINKY BOOTS Will Premiere at Forestburgh Playhouse
by Team BWW - Aug 12, 2022

Winner of six 2013 Tony Awards, Kinky Boots features a Tony-winning score by Cyndi Lauper, a book by Tony winner Harvey Fierstein. Based on the Miramaz motion picture Kinky Boots by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth.

Review: Bold, Big-Hearted Celebration of Friendship: MSMT's KINKY BOOTS Photo Review: Bold, Big-Hearted Celebration of Friendship: MSMT's KINKY BOOTS
by Carla Maria Verdino-S√ľllwold - Aug 12, 2022

With its bold, brilliant, sassy, urbanely funny, and warmly heartfelt production of KINKY BOOTS, Maine State Music Theatre has chosen the perfect vehicle to close its main stage season. The irresistible musical by Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper is given a spectacular, big-hearted production that pulls out all the stops and showcases MSMT at its Broadway best.

Harvey Fierstein Will Discuss and Sign His Book I WAS BETTER LAST NIGHT at Barnes & N Photo Harvey Fierstein Will Discuss and Sign His Book I WAS BETTER LAST NIGHT at Barnes & Noble Today
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022

Today, August 11, Harvey Fierstein will appear at Barnes & Noble - Union Square to discuss and sign his new book, I Was Better Last Night.

Six Time Tony Award-Winner KINKY BOOTS Opens At Theatre By The Sea, August 17 Photo Six Time Tony Award-Winner KINKY BOOTS Opens At Theatre By The Sea, August 17
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2022

In celebration of 89 Years of Theatre By The Sea, owner and producer Bill Hanney will present the six time Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots, which will be presented from August 17 ‚Äď September 11, 2022.

Emmy Award-Winner Jane Lynch To Depart FUNNY GIRL August 14 Photo Emmy Award-Winner Jane Lynch To Depart FUNNY GIRL August 14
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2022

Five-time Emmy Award winner and 2022 Emmy Award nominee Jane¬† Lynch will end her run as ‚ÄúMrs. Brice‚ÄĚ in the Broadway revival of Funny Girl.

Photos: First Look at KINKY BOOTS-THE MUSICAL IN CONCERT, Theatre Royal Drury Lane Photo Photos: First Look at KINKY BOOTS-THE MUSICAL IN CONCERT, Theatre Royal Drury Lane
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Aug 9, 2022

Kinky Boots is the feel-good musical by Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper, based on the popular 2005 film of the same name. Leading the cast is Cedric Neal (Back To The Future, Motown The Musical) as Lola/Simon, Joel Harper-Jackson (C O C K, Chess The Musical In Concert) as Charlie Price and Courtney Bowman (Legally Blonde, SIX) as Lauren. Kinky Boots the Musical in Concert will be stepping out and painting the town red for an extra night and we have photos of the cast in action!

Sunday Morning Michael Dale:  Dear Funny Girl:  Let Julie Benko Sing! Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Dear Funny Girl: Let Julie Benko Sing!
by Michael Dale - Aug 7, 2022

Like many theatre fans, I'd been reading the raves she's been getting as Beanie Feldstein's standby, and since I doubted press would be offered comps during her run, I sprung for a ticket to see for myself.

Interview: An Unlikely and Inspiring Friendship - Matt Farcher and Stephane Duret Dis Photo Interview: An Unlikely and Inspiring Friendship - Matt Farcher and Stephane Duret Discuss MSMT's Upcoming KINKY BOOTS
by Carla Maria Verdino-S√ľllwold - Aug 4, 2022

Both Duret and Farcher are currently in Brunswick preparing for the run of Maine State Music Theatre's last main stage production of the season beginning on August 10: Harvey Fierstein/Cyndi Lauper's KINKY BOOTS, a show they have each performed before.

Single Tickets Now On Sale For Slow Burn Theatre Company's 2022-23 Season Photo Single Tickets Now On Sale For Slow Burn Theatre Company's 2022-23 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 3, 2022

It's time for musical lovers to rejoice! Slow Burn Theatre Company and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts has announced that single tickets are now on sale for the 2022/2023 season presented by American National Bank.

Billy McEntee Announced as First Recipient of the American Theatre Critics Associatio Photo Billy McEntee Announced as First Recipient of the American Theatre Critics Association Helbing Mentorship Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2022

The American Theatre Critics Association and Foundation ATCA have announced the first recipient of the ATCA Helbing fellowship for LGBTQ+ theater writers. Members of the Helbing Committee selected journalist Billy McEntee of New York City for the program that will begin September 1, 2022 and run for a year. It carries a stipend of $5,000.

Dancers Over 40 Joins Forces With Backstage Babble To Present A Broadway Trivia Night Photo Dancers Over 40 Joins Forces With Backstage Babble To Present A Broadway Trivia Night
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 2, 2022

On Wednesday, August 3rd at 7:30 P.M. EST, Charles Kirsch, the 14-year-old host of hit theater podcast Backstage Babble, will join forces with non-profit dance organization Dancers Over 40 to present a fun and fabulous night of Broadway trivia, available on YouTube.

Photos: First Look at Julie Benko as Fanny Brice in FUNNY GIRL Photo Photos: First Look at Julie Benko as Fanny Brice in FUNNY GIRL
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

All new production photos have been released of 'Fanny Brice' standby Julie Benko in the Broadway revival of Funny Girl! Julie Benko will perform the title role beginning tonight through Sunday, September 4, 2022 and on Thursdays beginning Thursday, September 8, 2022.

VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS Fan Sweepstakes Winner Gets Special Moment With Cast Photo VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS Fan Sweepstakes Winner Gets Special Moment With Cast
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

Kinky Boots released a video highlighting the winner of #TheBootsAreBackSweeps, a social promotion in which fans submitted videos about their excitement about the musical returning to NYC for a chance to win tickets to the first preview performance. Check out the video here!

KINKY BOOTS Launches Digital Lottery and Rush Photo KINKY BOOTS Launches Digital Lottery and Rush
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2022

Kinky Boots at Stage 42 just launched their online lottery and in-person rush. The online lottery can be entered now online!

Video: Go Inside the First Performance of KINKY BOOTS Off-Broadway Photo Video: Go Inside the First Performance of KINKY BOOTS Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022

Kinky Boots at Stage 42 had their first preview on Tuesday, July 26th. Get an inside look at the first performance here!

Sir Trevor McDonald Joins CHESS and Joel Harper-Jackson Leads KINKY BOOTS in Theatre  Photo Sir Trevor McDonald Joins CHESS and Joel Harper-Jackson Leads KINKY BOOTS in Theatre Royal Drury Lane Concert Productions
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2022

There is less than a week to go before the three-part concert series presented at Theatre Royal Drury Lane kicks off, starting with Chess the Musical in Concert on Monday 1 August.

Review: CASA VALENTINA at The Weekend Theater will make you laugh, cry, think, and ac Photo Review: CASA VALENTINA at The Weekend Theater will make you laugh, cry, think, and act
by Theresa Bertram - Jul 26, 2022

What did our critic think of CASA VALENTINA at The Weekend Theater? She thought it was thought-provoking and forces you to think deeper about acceptance and understanding of yourself and others.

Cast & Creatives Announced for KINKY BOOTS - First UK Revival & Regional Premiere Photo Cast & Creatives Announced for KINKY BOOTS - First UK Revival & Regional Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

The New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich and Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch have announced the full cast and creative team for the first UK revival and regional premiere of the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical Kinky Boots.

Storybrook Theatre Announces 46th Season Of Inspiration Photo Storybrook Theatre Announces 46th Season Of Inspiration
by Grace Cutler - Jul 25, 2022

StoryBook Theatre is back for another magical season full of inspiration with productions that are fun, dynamic and enchanted!

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