Tag Archives: Harvey Fierstein

Kinky Boots Has Hot Star But Otherwise Not Much Of A Kick

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.

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Casa Valentina Explores The Men Beneath The Pearls And Lipstick At GableStage

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

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The Wick’s La Cage aux Folles Is Glittery Glamorous Pleasure

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.

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This Bird Flies: Touring Show of La Cage aux Folles Perches at Broward Center

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.

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