Harvey Fierstein (Art Education, Alumnus)

Torch Song Trilogy, (1982)

Fierstein wrote and starred in the groundbreaking trio of plays that follow the life of a Jewish drag queen living in New York. Winner of two Tony Awards, two Desk Drama Awards, and the Theatre World Award, Torch Song Trilogy was hailed by The New York Times as “a progressively dramatic and illuminating portrait of a man who laughs, and makes us laugh, to keep from collapsing.”