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Harvey Fierstein's Profile

Brief about Harvey Fierstein: By info that we know Harvey Fierstein was born at 1954-06-06. And also Harvey Fierstein is American Actor.

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I got a lovely check today from being a writer that I earned by sitting at home. That's rewarding.

Tags: Home, Lovely, Today

In London they don't like you if you're still alive.

Tags: Alive, London

It's a lot of fun to play someone you don't normally think of yourself as.

Tags: Fun, Someone, Yourself

It's through sheer will that I can sing.

Tags: Sheer, Sing

Movies are all about plot. Theater, even if it's story heavy, it's about ideas.

Tags: Ideas, Movies, Story

Pork was in 1971, and I stopped hanging out at The Factory by like 1973.

Tags: Factory, Hanging, Pork

Theater has to resonate in your heart in a way that movies don't.

Tags: Heart, Movies, Theater

There are times when I don't take roles because I don't want to be perceived a certain way.

Tags: Perceived, Roles, Times

To work all the time is to be incredibly lucky.

Tags: Lucky, Time, Work

It would be nice to redefine ourselves - at the moment we are drowning in diversity. That's not a bad thing, its just going to take a while before we refocus.

Tags: Bad, Moment, Nice

I burned out on AIDS and did no AIDS work for a couple of years. I was so angry that people were still getting this disease that nobody can give you - you have to go out and get it!

Tags: Angry, Give, Work

To me, if a heterosexual has a right to do it, then I have a right to do it. And if it's important to the gay youth - who are now setting the agenda - then its important to me.

Tags: Agenda, Gay, Youth

When I write stuff and I help cast it, I turn away good people all the time. I may turn them down because this one's too tall and that one doesn't have a high enough voice or this one looks to old to match up with that one - there's a billion reasons not to hire somebody.

Tags: Good, Help, Time

My play Safe Sex was picked apart because critics thought it was untrue. It was a play in which no one had AIDS, but the characters talked about how it was going to change their lives.

Tags: Change, Sex, Thought

Anyone with a smart phone is a potential eyewitness cameraman capturing and transmitting stories at speeds that turn Reuter photos and traditional reporting into, well... yesterday's news.

Tags: Anyone, Smart, Turn

But actually just yesterday we raised the key of one of my songs two steps up, so my voice is obviously responding. It's a muscle, and the more you use it, the more you use it right, the more you should get out of it. So yes, I sing.

Tags: Actually, Songs, Voice

But I'm not adverse to the idea of Torch Song as a musical. It would just be different. Because the play will always be there exactly as it was, and in a musical you could tell a lot of the story through songs.

Tags: Idea, Song, Tell

I actually may do a musical next year... not one that I've written; one that I may star in. Plus my concert and other people's work and all of a sudden you've got a very full life.

Tags: Life, May, Work

I got the regular call, that they were doing a Broadway musical of Hairspray, and would I come and audition. I was familiar with the movie, because at the time it came out my lover wrote for Premiere magazine, and we had to see everything.

Tags: Call, Movie, Time

I have to work really hard, eight shows a week, to get a nice check as an actor. But when I write a play, and it's a - knock wood - hit, the checks come in for many years.

Tags: Hard, Nice, Work
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