Torch Song (2018)

Torch Song (2018)

Torch Song (2018)

by: Harvey Fierstein

by: Harvey Fierstein

Torch Song (2018)

Torch Song (2018)

by: Harvey Fierstein

by: Harvey Fierstein

Overview

In Torch Song – the two-act revival of Harvey Fierstein’s award-winning Torch Song Trilogy – the life of Arnold Beckoff , a torch song-singing, Jewish drag queen living in New York City, is dramatized over the span of the late 1970s and 1980s. Told with a likable, human voice, Arnold struggles through love, heartbreak, and the challenges of child-rearing. But, a visit from his overbearing mother reminds him that he needs one thing more: respect.

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Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Drugs Drugs
  • Caution Intense Adult Intense Adult Themes
  • Caution Open Flame Open Flame
  • Caution Smoking Smoking

Details

  • Genre: Period
  • Time Period: 1980s, 1970s
  • Cast Attributes: Drag performance
  • Target Audience: Adult

Authors

Harvey Fierstein

Harvey Fierstein made his professional acting debut at La Mama ETC in 1971 in Andy Warhol's only play, Pork. He followed that with appearances in more than 60 Off-Off-Broadway productions before he began his career as a playwright. Early works like Flatbush Tosca and Cobra Jewels led to his u ...

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