Posts tagged "Harvey Fierstein"

"Kinky Boots" (Broadway in Chicago): A Heel of a Good Time

"Kinky Boots" (Broadway in Chicago):  A Heel of a Good Time
Reviewed by Richard Malone “Kinky Boots”, which is in it’s pre-Broadway run in Chicago, is a smash!  Or maybe it’s more like “Smash”.  There are some fun musical numbers, characters to root for, maybe a character we could see less of, and with a little tweaking, it could be great!.  Inspired by the 2005 movie of the same name and mixing elements of “Billy Elliot”, ”Priscilla Queen of... Read more »

"A Catered Affair" (Porchlight Theatre): Mother of the Bride Captivates!

"A Catered Affair" (Porchlight Theatre):  Mother of the Bride Captivates!
#40.  Weddings are a lot of work.  Multiple variables can ruin the whole thing.  Wedding coordinators are hired to deal with the mundane and unexpected.  Their role is to keep it beautiful and special, no matter what. If they are good at their job, no one ever even knows there was an unpleasant moment. Unfortunately, marriages... Read more »

"La Cage Aux Folles" (Broadway in Chicago): Ass-Slapping Gaudy & Sentimentally Sweet!

"La Cage Aux Folles" (Broadway in Chicago):  Ass-Slapping Gaudy & Sentimentally Sweet!
Feathers and glitter I get!  But I’ve never understood wanting to wear high heels. Although they make your legs look long and luxurious, the feet cramping, back aching, knee wobbling isn’t so pretty.  Being a guy gives you the out to this painful accessory.  Or so I thought. Broadway in Chicago presents the Tony Award-winning... Read more »
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