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Harvey Fierstein

  1. theater review
    Theater Review: A Slightly Tamed Torch Song Returns to BroadwayA second viewing reveals its wit but also its facile turns.
  2. Theater Review: Does Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song Still Give Off Heat?Theater Review: Does Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song Still Give Off Heat?
  3. theater review
    Theater Review: Noël Coward’s Present Laughter Is Ever-ModernGently Down the Stream, not so much.
  4. Why Was Hairspray Live! Tamer on TV? The bouffant isn’t quite as big and bubbly onscreen.
  5. Watch Hairspray Live’s ‘You Can’t Stop the Beat’With a special intro from Harvey Fierstein and his wig.
  6. live musicals
    Jennifer Lopez to Star in Bye Bye Birdie Live!It’ll air in 2017.
  7. teasers
    Hairspray Live! Teaser: You Can’t Stop the Beat, or the Big HairdosComing December 7.
  8. musicals
    A Mrs. Doubtfire Musical Is Actively Being Worked OnHello!
  9. 21 questions
    Harvey Fierstein Appreciates a Hot HustlerThe actor and playwright answers 21 of our questions.
  10. stage dive
    Theater Review: Casa ValentinaThough many recent shows involve cross-dressing, it’s the only play that really focuses on the phenomenon.
  11. biopics
    Bette Midler Is Doing a Mae West Biopic For HBO.
  12. theater review
    Theater Review: Kinky Boots Steps Up and Stands OutIt’s never boring; it’s never shocking; you are likely to leave entirely entertained and satisfied.
  13. theater
    Fierstein’s Kinky Boots Is More Than a Drag ShowWhich is precisely the point.
  14. It’s That Episode 55: Harvey Fierstein’s ‘Sissy Duckling’ with Brian FaasOn “It’s That Episode” Craig Rowin (UCB Theatre) invites guests over to watch any episode of any TV show they want. They discuss the episode […]
  15. closings
    ‘Hairspray’ Closing On BroadwayLet’s just give thanks that a John Waters adaptation made it for six years.
  16. news reel
    Soaking Wet Hippies, Audience Dance Together at ‘Hair’ PremiereHarvey Fierstein was unimpressed with the nudity.
  17. gossipmonger
    Even Though He’s Dead, Norman Mailer’s Ex Insists Upon Making Us Imagine Him NakedPlus, dish about Oprah, Rachael Ray, Kelly Clarkson, and some more icky news about David Cross.
  18. quote machine
    Young Jeezy: Class ActPlus: Simon Pegg calls Batman a wussy and Harmony Korine on puking up his new film.
  19. the industry
    Spike Lee to Attend Theater for First Time in YearsSpike Lee will direct a re-mounting of World War II comedy-drama-mystery Stalag 17 on Broadway, produced by play’s original producer, Michael Abbott. Lee has never directed for the stage and, according to the NYT, can’t remember the last play he attended.
  20. the industry
    Dust Off Your Elvish: Orlando Bloom to London Stage