Bella Bella

Bella Bella

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the world premiere of Bella Bella, written and performed by Harvey Fierstein.

Performances are staged at New York City Center's Stage I.

(Photos by Jeremy Daniel)

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Running time: 
1hr 25mins (no intermission)
Categories: 
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About Bella Bella:

Four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein takes on New York City’s very own political firebrand, Bella Abzug, in his new raucous, heart-rending and absurdly humorous solo show. Set in 1976, on the eve of her bid to become New York State's first female Senator, Bella Bella finds this larger-than-life, truth-slinging, groundbreaking, hat-wearing icon squirreled away in the bathroom of a midtown hotel awaiting that night’s election results while a coterie of family and celebs await her entrance.

By:
Harvey Fierstein
Producer:
Manhattan Theatre Club
Director:
Kimberly Senior
Lighting:
Tyler Micoleau
Sound:
Jill BC Du Boff
Design:
John Lee Beatty
Costume:
Rita Ryack
Cast list:
Harvey Fierstein
Other info:
Projection Design by Caite Hevner
Bella Bella Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
October 1, 2019
Opening date: 
October 22, 2019
Closes: 
December 1, 2019
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-7pm
Wednesday2pm-
Thursday--
Friday-8pm
Saturday2pm8pm
Sunday2pm7pm

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

New York City Center

Address:
131 West 55th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenue), New York, NY 10019
Nearest subway station:
57th Street stations

Our Bella Bella Review

There are two reasons why Bella Bella will most likely succeed. One is Harvey Fierstein and the other is Bella Abzug. Oh boy, is it ever Bella Abzug. Bella (Fierstein) has taken sanctuary in her hotel suite’s bathroom. It is the night of the 1976 Democratic Primary for Senator, held at the civilized date of a few weeks before the election. Outside the bathroom the likes of Lily Tomlin, Gloria... Read more