5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 10

1. The 2016 Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning, with lesbian drama “Carol” leading the pack with five nods. Also “The Danish Girl,” starring Eddie Redmayne as transgender pioneer Lili Elbe, na...
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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.