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Critic’s Notebook: Rosie O’Donnell’s Epic Love Affair With Broadway

A dizzying lineup of stage stars checked in from their kitchens, basements, living rooms and even one bathtub in an online benefit for The Actors Fund that stressed the importance of community during…

‘Bella Bella’: Theater Review

Four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein wrote and stars in 'Bella Bella,' an affectionate solo tribute to political firebrand Bella Abzug, set on the night of her 1976 bid to become New York State's…

Lea Michele, Harvey Fierstein to Star in ‘Little Mermaid’ Hollywood Bowl Concert

The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles' under-the-stars venue, will be going under the sea for a special performance of Disney's 'The Little Mermaid,' timed to the 30th anniversary of the animated movie's…

Harvey Fierstein to Return to Stage Playing Bella Abzug

Four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein will star as the political firebrand on the eve of her bid to become New York State's first female Senator in his new solo show, 'Bella Bella.'

David Rooney: The Best New York Theater of 2018

The Hollywood Reporter's chief theater critic glances back over a year of theatrical highlights, on Broadway and off.

Harvey Fierstein’s ‘Torch Song’ to End Broadway Run Seven Weeks Early

The 2018 revival of Harvey Fierstein's landmark play 'Torch Song' will end its Broadway run on Jan. 6 at New York's Hayes Theater, seven weeks earlier than planned, the production announced Tuesday.

‘Torch Song’: Theater Review

Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl head the cast of 'Torch Song,' Harvey Fierstein's landmark serio-comedy that gave a voice to gay men searching for love, respect and family in the pre-equality era.

Playwright Harvey Fierstein and Lead Actor Michael Urie on the Legacy of ‘Torch Song’

On the eve of the Broadway revival's opening, the collaborators share their thoughts on how the play connects with audiences today and reflects the LGBTQ community's history.

‘Kinky Boots’ to End Broadway Run After 6 Years

After 2,507 performances and 34 previews at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 'Kinky Boots' will stage its last performance on April 7, 2019.

‘Torch Song’: Theater Review

Michael Urie takes on the role originated by Harvey Fierstein in 'Torch Song,' a revival of his breakthrough work about a love-starved gay New Yorker, with Mercedes Ruehl as his mother.

Mercedes Ruehl Joins ‘Torch Song Trilogy’ Revival

The Oscar and Tony winner will appear opposite Michael Urie in the off-Broadway staging of Harvey Fierstein's landmark play about a drag performer's search for love.

‘Gently Down the Stream’: Theater Review

Harvey Fierstein and Gabriel Ebert play May-December lovers in 'Gently Down the Stream,' Martin Sherman's tender reflection on the contemporary freedoms of gay men and the painful struggles of the…