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10/06/1982 "Torch Song Trilogy" opens on Broadway at the Little Theatre

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Harvey Fierstein wins 1983 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play

Torch Song Trilogy is a collection of three plays by Harvey Fierstein rendered in three acts: International Stud, Fugue in a Nursery, and Widows and Children First! The story centers on Arnold Beckoff, a Jewish homosexual, drag queen, and torch singer who lives in New York City in the late 1970s and early 1980s.