Inside Opening Night For Torch Song Starring Michael Urie

Opening Night Photos   Inside Opening Night For Torch Song Starring Michael Urie
Harvey Fierstein’s Tony Award-winning play returns to the New York stage after 35 years.
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Michael Urie, Roxanna Hope Radja, Jack DiFalco, Mercedes Ruehl, Harvey Fierstein, Michael Rosen, Ward Horton, and Moisés Kaufman Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Second Stage Theatre’s 35th anniversary production of Torch Song Trilogy—now simply named Torch Song—celebrated its Off-Broadway opening October 19. Harvey Fierstein’s Tony-winning play returns to the New York stage with a newly edited script and all-new direction by Moisés Kaufman.

Michael Urie stars as Arnold Beckoff (the role playwright Fierstein originated) opposite Mercedes Ruehl as his mother. The cast also features Jack Difalco (Marvin’s Room) as David, Ward Horton (Pure Genius) as Ed, Roxanna Hope Radja (Frost/Nixon) as Laurel, and Michael Rosen (On The Town) as Alan.

Flip through photos of the opening below:

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