THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Tony Winner Harvey Fierstein Shares His Theatregoing Experiences

By Andrew Gans
18 Sep 2013

'night, Mother 


"1983 - The John Golden Theatre. Anne Pitoniak, playing a mother, is told by her daughter, played by Kathy Bates, that in 90 minutes she will commit suicide. Right there on the kitchen wall, plain as day, hung a clock. My heart clung onto every second as this poor young woman's life tick-tocked away. That's theatre, kids."