HARVEY FIERSTEIN – Book
Harvey Fierstein is an American playwright and actor. His book for La Cage Aux Folles won the Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical in 1984. He also wrote the books for musicals such as Kinky Boots, Newsies and A Catered Affair. Other Broadway writing credits include Torch Song Trilogy and Casa Valentina. As an actor, Mr. Fierstein has won the Tony Award twice for his starring roles in Torch Song Trilogy and Hairspray. He stepped into Albin/Zaza’s shoes for the most recent Broadway revival of La Cage Aux Folles and reprised the role of Edna Turnblad for Hairspray Live! in December 2016.