Friday, September 18, 2020

Harvey Guillén Joins Season Two of ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST

Variety reports that 'What We Do in the Shadow' star Harvey Guillén has joined the cast of the musical comedy series 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' season two.

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WATCH: Andrea Martin, Harvey Fierstein, John Cariani, More From the 2004 Revival of Fiddler on the Roof Reunite for Special 'Sabbath Prayer' by Logan Culwell-Block

The cast virtually reunited for a performance marking the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year.

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Friday, September 11, 2020

Odds & Ends: Kristin Chenoweth Creates New MFA Program at Oklahoma City University by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Get Schooled By Tony Winner Kristin Chenoweth Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth has partnered with her alma mater Oklahoma City…

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Original Hairspray Cast to Reunite for MCC Theater's 2020 Miscast Gala

Harvey Fierstein, Marissa Jaret Winokur, and more will take part.

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Laura Bell Bundy, Kerry Butler, Harvey Fierstein and More From HAIRSPRAY Complete Casting for MCC Theater's MISCAST20

MCC Theater announced today that members of the original Broadway cast of Hairspray will reunite for Miscast20. The gala will take place Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 8PM ET on MCC Theater's…

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Friday, August 28, 2020

Bill Arnett, Dead At 81, Brought Unknown Southern Black Artists To The World’s Attention by Artsjournal1

Among the artists whose works he bought, exhibited, and donated to museums (and to some of whom he paid regular stipends) were Thornton Dial Sr., Lonnie Holley, Bessie Harvey, Mose Tolliver,…

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Friday, August 21, 2020

Broadway Catch Up: August 21 - Jennifer Hudson, Harvey Fierstein, Vanessa Williams, and More!

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your …

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Broadway Games: Make a Scene! by JK

Broadway fans can just look at a picture and immediately recognize a specific moment in a favorite show. Some images are iconic - Sweeney and Mrs. Lovett swinging their razor and rolling pin…

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

VIDEO: Harvey Fierstein, James Naughton and More Describe Why They're Voting for Biden/Harris in Six Words

Connecticut Democrats have come together to share why they will be voting for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in the 2020 presidential election. 

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Harvey Fierstein’s Bella Bella Comes to Audible by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award winner talks about his new release, why he knew he had to be the one to premiere the show, Jewish identity, and his unusual choice in dressing room decoration.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Audible Releases BELLA BELLA Starring Harvey Fierstein, THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Starring Vanessa Redgrave & More

Audible today released a slate of Audible Original theater productions. Stories of a Lifetime written and performed by Dan Rather, Bella Bella written and performed by Harvey Fierstein, and …

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Harvey Fierstein on the Timely Lessons of AIDS, Gay Rights and Bella Abzug by Variety

The Broadway favorite reveals how his work, including new Audible release “Bella Bella,” speaks to the current moment.

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

The Madness of a Post-Modern "Medea" by Broadwayandme

Just like Shakespeare, the great Greek playwrights staged their plays with all-male actors. But unlike the Bard, Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides centered many of their plays around great …

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A Hopefully Helpful List of Two-Handers by Broadwayandme

My pals at BroadwayRadio invited me to join them for this past Sunday’s “This Week on Broadway“ podcast. We talked about some of our all-time favorite plays (you can hear us by clicki…

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

'Theatres save lives – this is where you give blood, vote and cry' by Chris Wiegand

Mold’s Theatr Clwyd has not put on a show in months but remains vital for its community during the pandemic, delivering food and enabling young people’s creativity During lockdown, artis…

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

I Interview Playwrights Part 1090: Amy Drake by Adam Szymkowicz

Amy DrakeHometown: Columbus, OhioCurrent Town: Columbus, Ohio and New York, New York (prior to Covid-19)Q:  What are you working on now? A:  I have the honor of taking part in the Kennedy …

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Sunday, July 19, 2020

Jerry Mitchell Will Host 'Raise You Up' Online Charity Concert Featuring Billy Porter, Harvey Fierstein, and More

Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell and West End performer Jed Berry will host Raise You Up, a streamed charity cabaret starring 'Angels' in lockdown from all over the world, raising money for …

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Friday, July 17, 2020

Glenn Close, Harvey Fierstein & More Will Take Part in AIDS Walk: Live at Home This Weekend

AIDS WALK: LIVE AT HOME shared today that the previously announced star-studded line-up for Sunday's virtual broadcast will now also include Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Glenn Close, Anne Hathaway,…

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

My Best Friend's Wedding Musical Postpones Premiere to Fall 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

My Best Friend's Wedding The Musical, a new tuner based on the Golden Globe-nominated motion picture, will arrive in the U.K. a little later than expected. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the …

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

Let Them Raise You Up! International Kinky Boots Family Reunites for Joyful Pride Music Video by

Kinky Boots: Raising you up since 2013! In honor of New York City Pride Day, stars of seven international productions of the Broadway musical sensation have come together for a new music v…

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Tune In Tonight to the Playbill Pride Spectacular by Ruthie Fierberg

The June 28 concert celebrates Pride with a cast packed with Broadway stars like Harvey Fierstein, Michael R. Jackson, Diana Oh, Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews, Alexandra Billings, and more.

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

Natalie Toro, Kennedy Kanagawa, Cheech Manohar, More Read Jonathan Harvey's Beautiful Thing on Stars in the House by Andrew Gans

The live stream, hosted by Tony winner BD Wong, benefits the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

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Stars in the House continues today (2pm) for Plays In The House: BEAUTIFUL THING: By Jonathan Harvey.  Starring Natalie Toro, Kennedy Kanagawa, Cheech Manohar, Kuhoo Verma and Jason Vease…

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Darren Criss, Patti LuPone & More Join MusiCares Benefit Event, 'Soundtrack of Our Lives' by Lindsey Sullivan

This roster is jam-packed with talented artists! “Soundtrack of Our Lives: A Celebration for the Film and TV Music Community” will take place on June 25 at 3PM ET to raise funds for Musi…

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“Mae West: Dirty Blonde” Premieres on American Masters Tonight by Trav S.D.

Tonight on PBS: American Masters premiers Mae West: Dirty Blonde, executive produced by our glorious supporter Bette Midler. Bette was to play Mae in a bio-pic penned by Harvey Fierstein at …

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Leah Harvey on Small Island: 'We are sharing the story of why our country is the way it is' by Interview By Arifa Akbar

As it’s streamed by the National Theatre, the star who plays Hortense in the acclaimed adaptation of Andrea Levy’s novel talks about Britain, Windrush and Black Lives Matter Did you read…

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Sunday, June 14, 2020

Harvey Fierstein, Brandon Victor Dixon, Celia Rose Gooding, More Join Playbill’s Pride Spectacular by Ruthie Fierberg

Announcing additional talent for Playbill’s Pride Spectacular Concert June 28, 8PM ET!

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Friday, June 12, 2020

Call Answered: Sugar Jones: "No Patience" singer/songwriter by Adam Rothenberg

Sugar Jones is a singer/songwriter whose love for music flows through her bloodline. Sugar has already worked in the studio with Pharrell Williams, Harvey Mason Jr., Ludwig Göransson, and S…

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: 15 Favorite New Musicals Based on Films by JK

Love 'em or hate 'em, musicals based on films have been on Broadway for decades. There have been some great ones (Grand Hotel, Sunset Boulevard), and some not so great ones (you know what we…

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Harvey Fierstein-Led Hairspray Live! Will Stream for Free This Weekend; Watch Here

The musical is the latest telecast on the Shows Must Go On YouTube channel.

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