At the Hayes Theater, the same Broadway stage where the Tony Award-winning premiere forever changed the face of popular entertainment, Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song stars Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie and Tony and Academy Award winner Mercedes Ruehl.
Directed by Tony Award nominee Moisés Kaufman, Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song follows Arnold Beckoff’s (Urie) 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 (Ruehl) reminds him that he needs one thing more: respect. Join Arnold on this all too human journey about the families we’re born into, the families we choose, and the battles to bring them all home.
The acclaimed production of Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song will end its run on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) prior to embarking on a national tour launching fall 2019 at Los Angeles’ Center Theatre Group at the Ahmanson Theatre. The national tour will star Michael Urie, reprising his lauded Broadway performance as Arnold