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This edition: Harvey Fierstein discusses his star turn in his own musical, "La Cage aux Folles"

Episode Details

Original tape date: February 25, 2011.

First aired: April 16, 2011.

Harvey Fierstein, starring on Broadway in the revival of the hit musical, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, remembers writing the show’s libretto and working with composer Jerry Herman plus director Arthur Laurents to put together the 1984 Tony-winning “Best Musical.” He discusses his interpretation in the current production of drag diva, “Albin,” a part he wrote, but never expected to play himself.

Guest List

Harvey Fierstein Playwright, Actor, “La Cage Aux Folles”