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84 Charing Cross Road (1987)


Mrs Jack loved this film back in the 1980s. She dragged me along to the cinema. I was resistant to being so close to suckers of death sticks (really: planes, trains, restaurants, cinemas, staff rooms, the fucking church, the 1980s; and now I get to hear them cough up their black and yellow lungs in C Wing)…but! 639 more words


'Torch Song' To Re-Alight On Broadway In November In Former Home

The Second Stage’s production of Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song will move to the nonprofit theater’s Helen Hayes Theatre in the fall, returning the Tony-winning play to Broadway and to the venue where it premiered in 1982 (when it was the Little Theatre) and ran for three years. 158 more words

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Torch Song: Under a Broken Red Neon Sign, A Love Story.

Torch Song: Under a Broken Red Neon Sign, A Love Story.

By Ross

It all begins, under the broken neon red Torch Song sign, with the illusion of perfection with big dash of fabulousness, well, one that is under construction. 1,905 more words

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Review: Slimmer And Sillier, Harvey Fierstein's 'Torch Song' Is Revived With Michael Urie & Mercedes Ruehl

Shorter by a big word and a long act, Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song Trilogy is back, trim, glittering and rechristened, simply, Torch Song. Michael Urie ( 926 more words

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Mercedes Ruehl Joins Harvey Fierstein's 'Torch Song' Revival

Tony and Oscar winner Mercedes Ruehl has signed on for Second Stage Theatre’s fall revival of Harvey Fierstein’s landmark dramedy Torch Song. Michael Urie will star as looking-for-love gay drag artist Arnold Beckoff, the role originated by Fierstein, which ran more than 1,200 performances in the 1980s and earned Fierstein Tony Awards as best play author and star. 157 more words

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The Fisher King - A Special, Heartfelt Film ... However Strange The Story May Be

Terry Gilliam, describing the unconventional plot of The Fisher King to the studio, must have had a few confused looks in response. Unlike Brazil and… 574 more words

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CineVue Review: The Fisher King


Jack Lucas (Jeff Bridges) is at the top of his game. A shock-jock radio host specialising as a kind of anti-Frasier Crane, he encourages listeners to call in with their problems before humiliating them with insults and the music of Ray Charles. 74 more words