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  • (June 2002) : Plays Edna Turnblad in "Hairspray" musical by Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan (5th Avenue Theater, Seattle, Washington, USA).
  • Portrayed "Mrs. Claus" during the 2003 Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. In an interview the day before the parade, he stated, "I'm not doing the parade as a political statement. I'm doing the parade because it's the most fun I can possibly have in the world."
  • (May 2002) Published a children's books called "The Sissy Duckling", adapted from the story of the Ugly Duckling.
  • (April 2005) Plays Tevye in the Broadway revival of "Fiddler on the Roof" with music and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock, at the Minskoff Theatre.
  • Has won 4 Tony Awards: In 1983, 2 for "Torch Song Trilogy," Best Author (Play) and Best Actor in a Leading Role (Play); in 1984 for Best Musical (Author), "La Cage Aux Folles"; and in 2003 for Best Leading Actor (Musical) for "Hairspray."
  • (2008) Appears as Winston (the uncle) in and wrote the play "A Catered Affair" at the Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City.
  • (September 15, 2011 - October 16, 2011) He wrote the book for the musical stage adaptation, "Newsies", at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey. Alan Menken was the composer. Jack Feldman was lyricist. Christopher Gattelli was choreographer. Jeff Calhoun was director.
  • (September 1982) He wrote and acted in his play, "Torch Song Trilogy", at the Little Theatre in New York City with Court Miller in the cast. Peter Pope was director.
  • (September 1985) His play, "Torch Song Trilogy", was performed at the Albery Theatre in London, England with Antony Sher, Rupert Graves, Rupert Frazer, Belinda Sinclair and Miriam Karlin in the cast. Robert Allan Ackerman was director.
  • (March 1986) His play, "Torch Song Trilogy", was performed at the Albery Theatre in London, England with Antony Sher, Rupert Graves, Rupert Frazer, Belinda Sinclair and Miriam Karlin in the cast. Robert Allan Ackerman was director.
  • (April 1986) He acted in his play, "Torch Song Trilogy", at the Albery Theatre in London, England with Rupert Graves, Rupert Frazer, Belinda Sinclair, and Miriam Karlin in the cast. Robert Allan Ackerman was director.
  • (1986) His play, "Spook House", was performed at the Hampstead Theatre in Hampstead, London, England with Gwen Taylor, Tom Georgeson, Chris Jury and Joanne Ridley in the cast.
  • (1987) His play, "Spook House", was performed at the Hampstead Theatre in Hampstead, London, England with Gwen Taylor, Tom Georgeson, Chris Jury and Joanne Ridley in the cast.
  • (2013) Has written the book for musical "Kinky Boots"--with music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper--which will open on Broadway in the spring, directed by Jerry Mitchell.
  • (1997) Jerry Herman and his musical, "La Cage Aux Folles", was performed at the Theatr Clwyd, in Mold, Wales with Trevor Hall and Tony O'Rourke in the cast. Peter Swingler was director.
  • (2014-2015 Season) Jerry Herman and his musical, "La Cage Aux Folles", was performed at the Marriott Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Nancy Missimi was costume designer.
  • (May 31, 2016 - July 10, 2016) He wrote the book for "La Cage Aux Folles", at the Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia with Bobby Smith (Albin) in the cast. Jerry Herman wrote the music and lyrics. Jean Poiret wrote the original play. Matthew Gardiner was director.
  • (July 1988) He wrote the book for the musical at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. Jerry Herman was composer and lyricist. The musical based on the play by Jean Poiret.
  • (June 1998) He wrote the book for the musical, "La Cage Aux Folles," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. Jerry Herman was composer and lyricist. Jean Poiret wrote the original play.
  • (July 2007) He wrote the book for the musical, "La Cage Aux Folles," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Maxwell Caulfield and James Beaman in the cast. Jerry Herman was composer and lyricist. The musical is based on the play by Jean Poiret.

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