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Torch Song by Harvey Fierstein
September 10, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
An event every 3 weeks that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 25, 2021
An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 24, 2021
An event every 3 weeks that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until September 26, 2021
The Studio Players kicks off their Season 9 on September 10th with a SW Florida Premier revival of the 1983 Broadway winning play Torch Song Trilogy in Torch Song by Harvey Fierstein. 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, Torch Song follows Arnold’s odyssey to find happiness in New York. All he wants is a husband, a child, and a pair of bunny slippers that fit, but a visit from his overbearing mother reminds him that he needs one thing more: respect. Torch Song directed by founder and producing artistic director Scott Lilly will play for 11 performances from September 10 – September 26th on select dates.