TORCH SONG Plays Final Performance on Broadway Today, January 6 TORCH SONG Plays Final Performance on Broadway Today, January 6
by Stephi Wild - Jan 6, 2019

The acclaimed production of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song ends its run today, January 6, 2019 at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street). The play will embark on a national tour launching fall 2019 at Los Angeles' Center Theatre Group at the Ahmanson Theatre. The national tour will star Michael Urie, reprising his lauded Broadway performance as Arnold Beckoff. (more...)

TORCH SONG to Hold Performance Benefiting Actors Fund 1/4 TORCH SONG to Hold Performance Benefiting Actors Fund 1/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018

The Actors Fund announced today that Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song has donated a block of tickets to their Friday, January 4, 2019 performance at 7:30 pm to benefit The Actors Fund on at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th St.). (more...)

TORCH SONG Will Play Final Broadway Performance in January; Michael Urie to Lead National Tour TORCH SONG Will Play Final Broadway Performance in January; Michael Urie to Lead National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

The acclaimed production of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song will end its run at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) prior to embarking on a national tour launching fall 2019 at Los Angeles' Center Theatre Group at the Ahmanson Theatre. The national tour will star Michael Urie, reprising his lauded Broadway performance as Arnold Beckoff. (more...)

TORCH SONG TEA Welcomes Leading LGBT Food Experts TORCH SONG TEA Welcomes Leading LGBT Food Experts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

"Torch Song Tea," the monthly cocktails and conversation series for the Broadway community, will welcome leading LGBT chefs and food writers to discuss food and family, on Sunday, December 9 from 6:30 - 8 PM at The Lambs Club (132 West 44th Street). (more...)

VIDEO: Hillary and Bill Clinton Visit TORCH SONG VIDEO: Hillary and Bill Clinton Visit TORCH SONG
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 25, 2018

At last night's performance of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song, audiences were surprised by a visit from Hillary and Bill Clinton. The pair entered, shaking the hands of audience members, who greeted them with a standing ovation. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Snuggles Up with Puppies at Second Stage Benefit, Honoring Harvey Fierstein! Photo Coverage: Broadway Snuggles Up with Puppies at Second Stage Benefit, Honoring Harvey Fierstein!
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 13, 2018

Second Stage Theater, now celebrating its 40th Anniversary, just hosted their Fall Benefit yesterday at Terminal 5 (610 West 56th Street), honoring Tony Award winner and Second Stage Theater alum Harvey Fierstein. The evening featured performances and appearances by Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter, Rosie O'Donnell, Annaleigh Ashford, Keala Settle, Wayne Brady, Christopher Sieber, Michael Urie and Marissa Jaret Winokur and the original Hairspray Dynamites. (more...)

Harvey Fierstein is Working on a Play About His 'Old Friend' Bella Abzug Harvey Fierstein is Working on a Play About His 'Old Friend' Bella Abzug
by Stephi Wild - Nov 6, 2018

The revival of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song opened last week, but the Broadway icon is already thinking about what's next. (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...)

BWW TV: TORCH SONG Lights Up Broadway Again! Inside Opening Night with Michael Urie & Company BWW TV: TORCH SONG Lights Up Broadway Again! Inside Opening Night with Michael Urie & Company
by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 2, 2018

BroadwayWorld was there for the big night to chat with Urie and company. Check out what they had to say after the curtain came down below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of TORCH SONG Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of TORCH SONG
by Walter McBride - Nov 2, 2018

Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song opened last night, Thursday, November 1 at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the red carpet below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside The TORCH SONG Opening Night Celebration Photo Coverage: Inside The TORCH SONG Opening Night Celebration
by Walter McBride - Nov 2, 2018

Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song opened last night, Thursday, November 1 at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the opening night celebration below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of TORCH SONG Takes Opening Night Bows Photo Coverage: The Cast of TORCH SONG Takes Opening Night Bows
by Walter McBride - Nov 2, 2018

Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song opened last night, Thursday, November 1 at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos of the cast taking their opening night bows below! (more...)

Review Roundup: Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG Opens on Broadway- All the Reviews! Review Roundup: Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG Opens on Broadway- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Nov 1, 2018

Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song opens tonight, Thursday, November 1 at The Hayes Theater (Broadway's Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street). (more...)

BWW Review: Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl Bring Harvey Fierstein's Groundbreaking TORCH SONG Back To Broadway BWW Review: Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl Bring Harvey Fierstein's Groundbreaking TORCH SONG Back To Broadway
by Michael Dale - Nov 1, 2018

The play is no longer titled TORCH SONG TRILOGY and the venue is no longer known as The Little Theatre, but there's still a marvelous homecoming taking place at The Helen Hayes, where Second Stage's recent Off-Broadway revival of Harvey Fierstein's groundbreaking TORCH SONG has transferred to the home of its historic original Broadway run. (more...)

BWW TV: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for TORCH SONG BWW TV: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for TORCH SONG
by TV - Red Carpets - Nov 1, 2018

Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song opens tonight, Thursday, November 1 at The Hayes Theater (Broadway's Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street). (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Michael Urie and Company in TORCH SONG on Broadway! BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Michael Urie and Company in TORCH SONG on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 31, 2018

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Show-Only Tickets Available For Second Stage's Fall Benefit Honoring Harvey Fierstein Show-Only Tickets Available For Second Stage's Fall Benefit Honoring Harvey Fierstein
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Show-only tickets to Second Stage Theater's Fall Benefit Honoring Harvey Fierstein are now on sale to the general public.  Hosted by Michael Urie, the benefit will take place on Monday, November 12 at Terminal 5 (610 West 56th Street).  The evening will feature performances and appearances by Cyndi Lauper, Rosie O'Donnell, Annaleigh Ashford, Keala Settle, Wayne Brady, Christopher Sieber, Michael Urie, Marissa Jaret Winokur, as well as Shoshana Bean, J. Harrison Ghee, Bianca Del Rio, and Gino Emnes.  To purchase tickets, please go to: https://2st.com/support-us/events/fall-benefit. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG on Broadway Photo Flash: First Look at Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song is now in previews at The Hayes Theater. Get a first look at the production below! (more...)

VIDEO: Harvey Fierstein Talks Playing Edna vs. Albin, the HAIRSPRAY Film, and More on Watch What Happens Live VIDEO: Harvey Fierstein Talks Playing Edna vs. Albin, the HAIRSPRAY Film, and More on Watch What Happens Live
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2018

Harvey Fierstein appeared on last night's Watch What Happens Live. He talked about the difference between playing Edna in Hairspray and Albin in La Cage Aux Folles. Fierstein also revealed that he has never seen John Travolta's portrayal of Edna in the Hairspray film. (more...)

Photo Flash: Backstage at the First Preview of TORCH SONG on Broadway! Photo Flash: Backstage at the First Preview of TORCH SONG on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Previews have officially begun for Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song, ahead of a Thursday, November 1 opening night at Broadway's Hayes Theater. (more...)

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