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Harvey Fierstein
Harvey Fierstein takes another Turnblad turn
Harvey Fierstein takes another Turnblad turn

Harvey Fierstein is getting impatient. He'd like the interview to go faster. Skip the compliments. Don't waste precious time laughing at his outrageous remarks. He's got stacks of writing to finish, songs to rehearse, and in a few days he leaves for Los Angeles. He hasn't been to Los Angeles for 10 years, says the Tony-winning actor and playwright, and he's never been to the Hollywood Bowl, where he stars in the musical "Hairspray" for three nights starting Friday. "Hairspray," however, is very, very familiar. About 1,000 times now, Fierstein, 57, has wedged himself into the full-figured fat suit that turns him into Baltimore hausfrau Edna...

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