Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song: Harvey Fierstein, Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl with Jordan Roth - 92Y, New York

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Broadway Talks with Jordan Roth

Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song

Harvey Fierstein, Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl in Conversation with Jordan Roth
Harvey Fierstein, Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl

Harvey Fierstein made theater history in 1982 when he starred on Broadway as Arnold Beckoff, searching for self-acceptance in his breakthrough play, Torch Song Trilogy, and winning Tony Awards for both writing and acting.

Now, after an acclaimed Off Broadway run at Second Stage Theatre, Torch Song returns to Broadway with the gifted Michael Urie taking on the role of Arnold, and Tony winner Mercedes Ruehl playing his difficult mother. Join Fierstein, Urie and Ruehl as they talk with Jordan Roth, president of Jujamcyn Theaters, about what it means to bring this historic piece of American theater back to the stage today.

Harvey Fierstein

Harvey Fierstein won the Tony Award for best actor in a play for his own play Torch Song Trilogy

Michael Urie

Michael Urie is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Marc St. James on the ABC TV series Ugly Betty

Mercedes Ruehl

Mercedes Ruehl won the Academy Award for best supporting actress in 1992 for The Fisher King

Jordan Roth

As President of Jujamcyn Theaters, Jordan oversees five Broadway theatres, whose productions include the Tony Award-winning Best Musicals The Book of Mormon, …

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