Torch Song Trilogy

Play - Original

Little Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: June 10, 1982
  • Closing Date: May 19, 1985
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 1222

Playwright: Harvey Fierstein

Synopsis

A gay drag performer has a tempestuous relationship with his bisexual, closeted lover. Both attempt other relationships before forming a family with an adopted son — and after the drag queen confronts his disapproving mother — in an evening composed of three one-act plays, with a blues singer singing torch songs as commentary.

 

Opening Night Cast

Harvey Fierstein in Torch Song Trilogy Harvey Fierstein Arnold Beckoff
Court Miller Ed
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Opening Night Production Credits

Harvey Fierstein Harvey Fierstein Writer
  Peter Pope Director
  Bill Stabile Stage Design
  Mardi Philips Costume Design
  Scott Pinkney Lighting Design
  T. Richard Fitzgerald Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1982 - 1983

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Outstanding Actor in a Play Harvey Fierstein Winner
1982 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Estelle Getty Nominee
1983 Outstanding New Play Harvey Fierstein Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1982 Best American Play Harvey Fierstein Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Theatre World Award Harvey Fierstein Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Actor in a Play Harvey Fierstein Winner
1983 Play Harvey Fierstein Winner
 
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