Tag Archives: Harvey Fierstein
The national tour of Kinky Boots was a well-polished evening of musical comedy with soulful ballads and glitzy production numbers, but this construction felt so manipulative, so by-the-numbers as if it, too, came off a factory production line.
Harvey Fierstein’s thought-provoking Casa Valentina play at GableStage explores is that sexuality as an infinitely varied stew of preferences, prejudices and other ingredients in varied measures
Spangles sparkle in the spotlight as styling showgirls parade across the stage in a musical celebration of enduring love, joie de vivre and self-respect – which proudly encompasses adherents of every sexuality. The Wick Theatre’s revival of La Cage aux Folles has everything that its last musical, Mame, was missing – beginning with showbiz pizzazz.
Coinciding with Gay Pride celebrations here in South Florida, La Cage Aux Folles, the musical about a charming nightclub owner and his flamboyant partner, has landed at Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale with a likable production containing a don’t-miss performance.