Friday, September 17, 2021

VIDEO: Seth Meyers Pitches A New Broadway Musical to Nathan Lane

Seth hilariously explained his new idea for 'Cicada, Cicada: the Musical' to Nathan Lane, which also features Christine Baranski and Harvey Fierstein.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:22PM
Friday, September 10, 2021

Assassins Revival Sets New Dates at Off-Broadway's Classic Stage Company by Lindsey Sullivan

After being postponed due to COVID-19, Classic Stage Company's starry off-Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's 1990 musical Assassins will begin performances on November 2…

SOURCE: at 02:12PM
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Marjuan Canady Selected for Inaugural Front Row Productions Fellowship by Dan Meyer

Led by Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones-Harvey, and Columbia University, the program helps develop emerging theatremakers.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:41AM
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Facetime Interview: Ethan Slater Instagram Live Replay: Broadway's original SpongeBob in SpongeBob SquarePants TheMusical by Adam Rothenberg

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Call Me Adam (@callmeadamnyc) If you missed my Instagram Live with Broadway’s “SpongeBob” Ethan Slater, you can watch the REPL…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 03:06AM
Sunday, August 22, 2021

Curtain Up review – audience livens up poignant grab bag of short plays by Gareth Llŷr Evans

Theatr Clywd, MoldLetting the audience choose props and costumes adds both absurd and affecting possibilities to this selection of 15 new short plays Directed by Theatr Clwyd’s artistic di…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:42PM
Thursday, August 12, 2021

Harvey Fierstein Will Release Memoir in 2022

Broadway favorite Harvey Fierstein will release a book in 2022. Penguin Random House will publish 'I Was Better Last Night' on March 1.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:51PM

Broadway Update: Funny Girl Confirmed; West Side Won’t Be Back, etc. by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward  August 12, 2021: it's confirmed that Funny Girl, the 1964 musical bio of the legendary comedienne Fanny Brice which made Barbra Streisand a star will be returning to Br…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 01:26PM
Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Hello, Gorgeous! Beanie Feldstein to Star in Funny Girl on Broadway Next Year by Caitlin Moynihan

She's the greatest star! Beanie Feldstein will play Fanny Brice in Funny Girl on Broadway. Michael Mayer directs the new production, which features a revised book by Harvey Fierstein. Perfo…

SOURCE: at 02:42PM


The producers of the first Broadway revival of Funny Girl,  planned for the spring of 2022, confirmed that Beanie Feldstein has been cast to play Fanny Brice, the role that made Barbra Stre…

SOURCE: Broadway Journal at 01:50PM

Beanie Feldstein to star in Broadway revival of ‘Funny Girl’ by Caitlin Huston

Beanie Feldstein will star in a revival of “Funny Girl” on Broadway this spring.  This is the first Broadway revival of the 1964 musical and it will feature direction by Michael Mayer a…

SOURCE: at 01:00PM

Beanie Feldstein-Led Funny Girl Revival Confirmed for Spring 2022 Bow by Ryan McPhee

Michael Mayer will direct the first Broadway revival of the musical, featuring a revived book by Harvey Fierstein.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:59PM
Monday, August 2, 2021

Studebaker Theater inside Chicago’s Fine Arts Building will get a major renovation by Chris Jones

Chicago’s venerable Studebaker Theater, opened in 1898 and located inside the Fine Arts Building at 410 S. Michigan Ave., has both a new artistic director, Jacob Harvey, and a hefty renova…

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 08:00AM
Monday, July 26, 2021

Word Up! Live: Oral Traditions with Bibi Mama by The Old Globe

Friday, July 16 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Guest: Bibi Mama Community guests: Claire Simba, Ric Scales, Eboni Harvey, and Miki Vale Description: The interactive Mad Libs–style collaborati…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:12PM
Monday, July 19, 2021

20 Jones and Schmidt by Automatic Episode Import

Lyricist and bookwriter Tom Jones and composer Harvey Schmidt discuss their musical theatre collabor

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Word Up! Live: Opera by The Old Globe

Collaborate in real time with this Mad Libs-inspired opera Word Up! Live this Friday, July 16 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on our outdoor plaza.  Join us for the music, a fun family-friendl…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:17PM
Friday, July 2, 2021

Odds & Ends: Jasmine & Ron Cephas Jones to Announce Primetime Emmy Nominations by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Primetime Emmy Nominations Coming July 13 After making history as the first father-daughter duo to both bring home Emmy Awa…

SOURCE: at 03:03AM
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Kit Harington to Headline Henry V & More Set for Reopening London's Donmar Warehouse by Lindsey Sullivan

London's Donmar Warehouse has set its reopening season. After completing a major renovation, the theater will reopen in September with Inua Ellams’ audience-led poetry event Search Party.…

SOURCE: at 12:24PM
Monday, June 28, 2021

An Opera Based on the Trial of Harvey Weinstein Could Come to New York

Learn more about the opera, how it will be staged, and where it premieres, here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:36AM
Thursday, June 24, 2021

Playbill's The Progress of Pride by Playbill

The Progress of Pride Spectacular is Playbill’s 2021 Virtual Spectacular that reflects upon and celebrates the history of Pride, while acknowledging the continued fight for Education, Equa…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:03PM

1100 Playwright Interviews by Adam Szymkowicz

1100 Playwright Interviews ASean AbleyRob AckermanE.E. Adams Johnna AdamsLiz Duffy Adams Tony AdamsDavid AdjmiKeith Josef AdkinsNiccolo AeedNastaran AhmadiDerek AhonenKathleen Akerl…

Sunday, June 20, 2021

A 90th anniversary benefit for the Library of the Performing Arts’ Billy Rose Theatre Division by Deb Miller

Last week, it was announcement that multiple Tony Award-winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein, the son of a librarian, donated $2.5 million to The New York Public Library for the Per…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:40PM
Thursday, June 17, 2021

Peppermint, Harvey Fierstein Among Broadway Bares: Twerk from Home Special Guests by Talaura Harms

J. Harrison Ghee, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Robyn Hurder, and Jelany Remy are also set to appear in the virtual fundraiser June 20.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:10AM

Harvey Fierstein, Peppermint, Jelani Remy, and More Announced as Guests For this Weekend's BROADWAY BARES: TWERK FROM HOME

In Broadway Bares: Twerk from Home, Peppermint joins the cast to perform “Strip,” a new song by Frank Boccia, and Armstrong reveals more than his home exercise regime in a sweaty opening…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:36AM
Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Harvey Fierstein Donates $2.5 Million to New York Public Library for the Performing Arts by Michael Eddy

The gift will establish the Harvey Fierstein Theatre Lab for students and teachers The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts announced today that it will establish the Harvey Fiers…

SOURCE: Stage Directions at 05:47PM

KinkyBoots by Mirvish Productions

Kinky Boots is a musical with music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper and book by Harvey Fierstein. Based on the 2005 British film Kinky Boots, written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth and mostly inspi…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:12PM

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, June 16, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

Equity and the League Announce Touring Safety Protocols, Harvey Donates $2.5 Million to NYPL, Atlantic Announces 2021-22 Season “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, pod…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Harvey Fierstein Donates $2.5 Million to New York Public Library for the Performing Arts by Logan Culwell-Block

The gift will establish the Harvey Fierstein Theatre Lab for high school and college students and teachers.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:25PM

Harvey Fierstein Donates $2.5 Million to New 'Theatre Lab' at the New York Public Library

This new lab will be a dedicated educational space where students and the general public will be able to attend programs about the library's photographs, scripts, recordings, set models, cos…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:26AM

Harvey Fierstein Donates $2.5 Million to The New York Public Library for New Theatre Lab

The Harvey Fierstein Theatre Lab will be a part of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:24AM

Harvey Fierstein Donates $2.5 Million for Public Library Theater Lab by Jennifer Schuessler

The gift from the writer and performer will help create an educational hub at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 09:36AM
Sunday, June 13, 2021

Review: Hushaby Mountain, Hope Mill theatre/Stream.Theatre by Amy Evans

Review: Hushaby Mountain, Hope Mill theatre/Stream.Theatre 4.0Overall Score The initial artwork for Johnathan Harvey’s Hushaby Mountain hints at the Angels in America aesthetic and the con…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 02:12AM

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