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Fierstein, Harvey 1954-

Works: 321 works in 966 publications in 6 languages and 29,887 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Children's films  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Musicals  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Author, Librettist, Narrator, Host, Performer, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Scenarist, Singer, Bibliographic antecedent, Recipient, Other, nar
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Harvey Fierstein
Independence Day by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

73 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spaceships appear and wonder turns to terror as they attack cities all over the earth
Mrs. Doubtfire by Chris Columbus( Visual )

71 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Hillard is no ordinary father, so when he learns his ex-wife needs a housekeeper, he applies for the job. With the perfect wig, a little makeup and a dress for all occasions, he becomes Mrs. Doubtfire, a devoted British housekeeper who is hired on the spot. Free to be the "woman" he never knew he could be, the disguised Daniel creates a whole new life with his entire family
Mulan by Barry Cook( Visual )

40 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mulan is a young Chinese woman who breaks tradition and joins the Imperial army, accompanied by a her guardian dragon, Mushu, to battle an invading army
Torch song trilogy : three plays by Harvey Fierstein( Book )

41 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This trilogy is constructed of three moving plays told over three acts: International Stud, Fugue in a Nursery, and Widows and Children First! The life of Arnold Beckoff, a torch song-singing, Jewish, drag queen living in New York City is dramatized over the span of the late 1970 and 1980s, through Stonewall, and the AIDS crises, and other ground-breaking milestones for the LTGB community. Told with a likeable, human voice, Arnold struggles through love, disease, and the challenges of child-rearing. --From publisher's description
The times of Harvey Milk by Robert P Epstein( Visual )

49 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the life, career, and assassination of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person elected to public office in San Francisco. Milk was shot to death, along with mayor George Moscone, by city supervisor Dan White on Nov. 22, 1978; White was convicted of voluntary manslaughter and was paroled in 1985. Examines Milk's life leading up to his assassination, his successful efforts to politically represent San Francisco's gay community, and the city's reaction to the assassinations through extensive news footage and personal recollections
Mulan ; Mulan II( Visual )

18 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mulan II: Mulan and Shang are engaged to be married and must journey to a distant city in a valiant quest to save their beloved empire
The sissy duckling by Harvey Fierstein( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elmer the duck is teased because he is different, but he proves himself by not only surviving the winter, but also saving his Papa
Hairspray : original Broadway cast recording by Marc Shaiman( Recording )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duplex( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In terms of living the American Dream, Alex and Nancy have it pretty good. They're a young, vibrant couple in New York City with bright futures ahead of them. But one thing is missing: a home of their own. But their new home comes with one feature they didn't expect: an upstairs rent-controlled tenant, Mrs. Connelly, who isn't quite as easy going or frail as Alex and Nancy originally anticipated. As their blissful life begins to seriously fray around the edges, their dream home rapidly turns into a nightmare. It's then that they start to wonder: if they can't move Mrs. Connelly out, how can they get rid of her?
Harvey Fierstein's safe sex by Harvey Fierstein( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The celluloid closet by Robert P Epstein( Visual )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Celluloid Closet" is a fascinating look at human sexuality and identity in the twentieth century, seen through the images of the cinema. The subtext of more than 100 Hollywood movies (from "Spartacus" to "Thelma and Louise") is examined, with the directors charting the cinematic journey of lesbian and gay stereotypes through the first century of motion pictures. Film clips are featured alongside interviews with actors, producers and directors, among them Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg and Susan Sarandon
The way we live now : American plays & the AIDS crisis by M. Elizabeth Osborn( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torch song trilogy by Paul Bogart( Visual )

35 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gay man in New York searches for love, respect, and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him
The Wiz live!( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Staying true to the groundbreaking Broadway show that put a vivid urban spin on the land of Oz. Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, the original hit Broadway show became a cultural touchstone that also spawned the classic film. Here a Tony-winning creative team has brought together the imaginative acrobats of Cirque du Soleil and a cast of extraordinary singers and dancers to create an exciting new version of the show unlike anything seen before
La cage aux folles : the Broadway musical comedy by Jerry Herman( )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kinky boots : original Broadway cast recording by Cyndi Lauper( Recording )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story and based on the Miramax motion picture written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth, Kinky boots features a warm and witty book by four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage, Torch Song Trilogy, Newsies) and a richly diverse musical score from Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper, in her stunning theatrical debut. The production is directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell (Hairspray, La Cage, Broadway Bares), with music supervision, arrangements and orchestrations by Stephen Oremus (Book of Mormon, Wicked). Charlie Price has suddenly inherited his father's shoe factory, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father's legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola. A fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos, Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie become the man he's meant to be. As they work to turn the factory around, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible ... and discovers that when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world
Kinky boots : a new musical, based on a true story : original West End recording by Cyndi Lauper( )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bullets over Broadway by Woody Allen( Visual )

22 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Installé à New-York, David Shayne est un jeune auteur de théâtre pris en tenaille entre ses idéaux et la réalité de la société des années 20 où prédomine la corruption. Acculé, il décide de conclure un marché avec la mafia pour percer à Broadway. Mais le gangster prêt à financer la nouvelle pièce de David exige en contrepartie que sa petite amie soit engagée en tête d'affiche." (Source : jaquette)
Death to Smoochy( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venom-laced and the raucous rivalry of scandalized former kid-show host Rainbow Randolph and his squeaky-clean replacement, Sheldon Mopes, a.k.a. Smoochy the Rhino. Randolph is insanely obsessed with getting his job back, but Smoochy's a smash, and their war for kid-vid supremacy places a jaded "KidNet" producer in the middle of a Rainbow/Rhino smackdown
Hairspray live!( Visual )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1962, Tracy Turnblad becomes an overnight sensation after appearing on a Baltimore TV dance show. With her newfound popularity, she twists and shakes her hometown, teaching them a thing or two about racial equality, and of course, the power of big hair
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Mrs. Doubtfire
MulanThe sissy ducklingHarvey Fierstein's safe sexThe way we live now : American plays & the AIDS crisisLa cage aux folles : the Broadway musical comedy
Alternative Names
Fierstein, Harvey Forbes 1954-

Forbes Fierstein, Harvey 1954-

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Harvey Fierstein attore, sceneggiatore e cantante statunitense

Harvey Fierstein US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Autor und Sänger

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