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  • In touring 'La Cage,' mascara runs and hearts bulge

    In touring 'La Cage,' mascara runs and hearts bulge
    In the real world, about 30 years separates the two stars of the current touring production of "La Cage Aux Folles," the first national outing, so to speak, of Terry Johnson's formidably distinctive 2010 Broadway revival, which originated at the...
  • 'Honeymoon in Vegas' picks Toronto, 'Kinky Boots' eyes Chicago

    The State of Illinois' new incentive program for out-of-town tryouts for Broadway shows has been attracting attention in Toronto, a city that competes aggressively with Chicago for such productions. The Toronto Globe and Mail reported last week that there...
  • 'Kinky Boots' announces full cast

    'Kinky Boots' announces full cast
    "Kinky Boots," the new Broadway musical written by Harvey Fierstein with music by Cyndi Lauper,  has announced its full cast. The show tries out this fall in Chicago. The lead roles, as previously reported, will be played by Billy Porter and Stark Sands....
  • Harvey Fierstein takes another Turnblad turn

    Harvey Fierstein takes another Turnblad turn
    Harvey Fierstein is getting impatient. He'd like the interview to go faster. Skip the compliments. Don't waste precious time laughing at his outrageous remarks. He's got stacks of writing to finish, songs to rehearse, and in a few days he leaves for Los...
  • Making musicals fit on Hollywood Bowl's stage

    Making musicals fit on Hollywood Bowl's stage
    When he was a kid in the 1960s, Jerry Mitchell visited the Hollywood Bowl for the first time. "We got to walk on the stage," he recalls. "I looked out and said, 'This is amazing. This is what I want to do.'" Mitchell is back at the Bowl, where he will...
  • Monster Mash: King Tut artifacts to be returned to Egypt; Harvey Fierstein to star in Broadway's 'La Cage'

     
    Heading home: Egypt's antiquities authority said the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York will return 19 artifacts taken from the tomb of Tutankhamun, or King Tut. (Bloomberg) Leading lady: Starting Feb. 15, Harvey Fierstein will take over from Douglas....
  • Jeffrey Tambor headed back to Broadway in 'La Cage aux Folles'

     
    Jeffrey Tambor may not be a household name, but his face is instantly recognizable thanks to his Emmy-nominated performances in the cult TV series "Arrested Development" and "The Larry Sanders Show." In February, Tambor will be leaving the world of......
  • Kelsey Grammer marries Kayte Walsh on stage, on Broadway

     
    Kelsey Grammer married Kayte Walsh with a wedding at a Broadway theater Friday, two weeks after his divorce from Camille Donatacci Grammer was final. Kayte Walsh is wife No. 4 for Kelsey Grammer....
  • West Orange students take top honors for original drama

     
    Theater students at West Orange High School have taken the top honor at the Southeastern Theatre Conference in Atlanta earlier this month for a play written by drama director Kenneth Rush. The play, Independence pop. 301, is set in 1919 in a rural...
  • Original Broadway stars plus Drew Carey, John Stamos, Nick Jonas set for Bowl's 'Hairspray'

     
    Harvey Fierstein and Marissa Jaret Winokur will re-create their Tony-winning roles when the Hollywood Bowl stages the Broadway hit "Hairspray" this summer. Joining them in the cast -- which the Bowl will announce Tuesday -- will be Drew Carey, John......
  • Harvey Fierstein reprises 'Hairspray' at Hollywood Bowl

     
    Harvey Fierstein is back in Los Angeles for the first time in many years, and he's headed for the Hollywood Bowl. There, for three nights starting Friday, the Tony-winning actor and playwright reprises his much-honored performance in the musical “...
  • Theater review: 'Hairspray' at the Hollywood Bowl

     
    Review of "Hairspray" at the Hollywood Bowl. The cast includes Harvey Fierstein, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Drew Carey, Corbin Bleu, Diana DeGarmo and Nick Jonas...