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Harvey Fierstein is the author of the current smash hits Kinky Boots and Newsies as well as Torch Song Trilogy (Tony and Drama Desk and OBIE Awards), La Cage aux Folles (Tony and Drama Desk Awards), The Sissy Duckling (Humanitas Award), A Catered Affair (12 Drama Desk nominations), Safe Sex (Ace Award), Legs Diamond, Spookhouse, Flatbush Tosca, Common Ground and more. His political editorials have been published in The New York Times, TV Guide, The Huffington Post, and broadcast on PBS's IN THE LIFE. His children's book, The Sissy Duckling is now in its fifth printing. As an actor Mr. Fierstein is known worldwide for his performances in films like Mrs. Doubtfire and Independence Day, and on stage in Hairspray (Tony Award), Fiddler On The Roof, La Cage aux Folles, Torch Song Trilogy (Tony Award) and television shows such as "How I Met Your Mother," "American Family," "Cheers" (Emmy nomination), "The Simpsons" and "Nurse Jackie."
Harvey Fierstein is also an actor and also a regular commentator on PBS’ In the Life. His children’s book, The Sissy Duckling was published by Simon & Schuster.
Appearances on CUNY TV
Arts in the City
- Kinky Boots: The Road to Broadway
January 10, 2014
ATW's Working in the Theatre
- The Tony Awards: History, Highlights and Backstage
June 3, 2012
- Playwrights (Fall 2004) Extended Version
October 7, 2004
- Playwrights (Fall 2004)
October 7, 2004
- Playwright/Director (Winter 1988)
February 1, 1988
- Production: "La Cage Aux Folles" (Winter 1983)
February 1, 1983
- Performance (Winter 1982)
February 1, 1982
CUNY TV Special
- "Torch Song" Trio
October 30, 2017
- Harvey Fierstein on "Hairspray LIVE!"
October 14, 2016
- Harvey Fierstein on his new play "Casa Valentina"
May 3, 2014
- Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein on "Kinky Boots"
May 11, 2013
- "Newsies," the musical based on the 1992 movie, with composer Alan Menken and librettist Harvey Fierstein
May 19, 2012
- Harvey Fierstein discusses his star turn in his own musical, "La Cage aux Folles"
April 16, 2011
- Writer/actor Harvey Fierstein on his return to Broadway's "Hairspray"
December 20, 2008
- Harvey Fierstein on his new Broadway musical, "A Catered Affair"
April 4, 2008
- Harvey Fierstein of "Fiddler on the Roof"
January 28, 2005
- "Hairspray" star Harvey Fierstein
May 9, 2003
- Harvey Fierstein & Cyndi Lauper
March 29, 2013