Tag Archives: musical theater

Harvey Fierstein To Join La Cage

Four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein will join the Broadway revival cast of La Cage Aux Folles on February 15th for a 12-week limited run. Fierstein won the Tony in 1983 for writing the show, but this will be his first time actually appearing in it. “I’ve loved watching this new production of LA CAGE and think director Terry Johnson and …

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Everybody Ought To Have A Maid

The BBC celebrated Stephen Sondheim’s 80th birthday on Sunday with a special tribute edition of their annual BBC Proms series. Here’s their delightfully fruity take on Everybody Ought To Have A Maid. Listen to the entire show here. The second clip is Dame Judi Dench’s take on my most loathed Sondheim tune, Send In The Clowns, but hey, it’s freekin’ …

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Tales Of The City Musical To Get San Francisco World Premiere

The musical version of Armistead Maupin’s Tales Of The City will see its world premiere in San Francisco next summer. “Tales of the City,” a new musical adaptation of Armistead Maupin’s famed stories – created with veterans of “Avenue Q” and members of the rock band Scissor Sisters – will receive its world premiere in the American Conservatory Theater’s 2010-11 …

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Hairspray Authors On Prop 8

Hairspray coauthors Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman appeared on local NYC show Theater Talk on Friday night to discuss Proposition 8 and the resignation of musical theater artistic director Scott Eckern in Sacramento. (This clip does not cover the Eckern portion of the discussion – if anybody has that, please send it to me.) Eckern left his job of 25 …

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