Theater

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Hedwig auditions

Break out you feathered wig and some mighty vocals — LeBuzz in Marietta is holding open auditions for all parts tonight and tomorrow for a production of the musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch."

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Stage icons raise funds for local theaters

Theater icon Elaine Stritch

Broadway sensation Chita Rivera comes to town next week in a fundraiser for Atlanta Lyric Theatre. Brandt Blocker, artistic director of the company, had the chance to work with the gay icon a number of years back in New Orleans and remembers her professionalism.

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March madness

Theater

Harvey Fierstein has rarely hesitated taking on challenges, so accepting the iconic role of Tevye in “Fiddler on the Roof” isn’t as surprising as some people imagine.  Fierstein’s Atlanta leg of the touring musical is the highest-profile production in a busy month of local theater.

Fierstein originally played the role in a 2004 Broadway revival, taking over for actor Alfred Molina in 2005. So he was a natural when the tour needed a last minute replacement.