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  1. says:

    I read this script after watching the movie they're similar but reading it actually makes me impressed how well it was adapted from the stage into film I only wish I could have seen Harvey Fierstein in it on stage It's a p

  2. says:

    A lovely playtrilogy of plays that is 100% Fierstein but completely universal Funny tragic and wise

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    Ed Alan David and Ma are all as dear to me as if I’d loved them myself Arnold is like a part of myself come alive only grander with historical importance This play is part of our ueer heritage It was put into my hands by an older gay man who told me “You MUST read this” So if you’re ueer and young this is me an older though

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    You want to be a part of my life I'm not editing out the parts you don't likea New York City drag ueen through va

  5. says:

    I have been lucky enough to see this as a stage play and also own the DVD version I love this play it is funny insightful and an engaging representation of LGBT life in the 80's I hadn't read the play before so i

  6. says:

    Such a great play and what a joy to read Really sad I didn't make it in time for book clubThanks for generously handing over your book Bellish

  7. says:

    The love Fierstein has for his characters despite all their flaws and foibles makes these plays both affecting and delightful

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    Eh This is one of those plays that has an “everything but the kitchen sink” mindset and the result is a bloated shallow insight into gay culture in late 1970s New York City There are drag ueens closeted gay men mommy issues twinks drama long speeches on love random sexual encounters violence and the list goes onIt’s too much That the AIDs epidemic was only a couple years away casts a shadow over the play

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    A witty and thoughtful representation of a very specific period in gay history and the ideas of different ways of being a family whether those involved are gay straight or bi There are lots of little truths hidden in what

  10. says:

    Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song Trilogy Receives five stars from me due to the timelessness of the themes and the excellent writingIt has been decades since I read the plays or watched the film version of it It gives a nice slice of gay life in the 70s but the final play Widows and Children First hits me strongly as it is timeless parents not accepting their gay son gay sons not knowing how to help their parents accept

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Drama American Literature Gay and Lesbian Studies PlaysTorch 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 torch song singing Jewish drag ueen living in New I read this script after watching the movie they re similar but reading it actually makes me impressed how well it was adapted from the stage into film I only wish I could have seen Harvey Fierstein in it on stage It s a phenomenal work Some stuff I ve read about it has suggested that it s too conservativeassimilationist Maybe I m just defensive but I don t think that s uite the case Black Blue of three plays by Harvey Fierstein rendered in three acts International Stud Fugue in a Nursery and Widows and Children First The story centers The Moe Manifesto on Arnold Beckoff a torch song singing Jewish drag ueen living in New I read this script after watching the movie they re similar but reading it actually makes me impressed how well it was adapted from the stage into film I Positive Church in a Negative World only wish I could have seen Harvey Fierstein in it Prince Philip Revealed on stage It s a phenomenal work Some stuff I ve read about it has suggested that it s too conservativeassimilationist Maybe I m just defensive but I don t think that s uite the case

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Torch Song Trilogy

Meets Alan and the two settle down into a blissful existence that includes plans to adopt a child until tragedy strikes In the third several years later Arnold is a single father raising gay teenager David Arnold is forced to deal with his mother's intolerance and disrespect when she visits from Florida Eh This is one of those plays that has an everything but the kitchen sink mindset and the result is a bloated shallow insight into gay culture in late 1970s New York City There are drag ueens closeted gay men mommy issues twinks drama long speeches on love random sexual encounters violence and the list goes onIt s too much That the AIDs epidemic was only a couple years away casts a shadow over the play s live and let live attitude Not recommendedETA The film adaptation is better There s a cohesive narrative and if nothing else it makes for an interesting watch from a historical standpoint given that it was one of the earlier mainstream films to portray an openly gay man Beyond Temptation one Past Due Debt Collection of those plays that has an everything but the kitchen sink mindset and the result is a bloated shallow insight into gay culture in late 1970s New York City There are drag ueens closeted gay men mommy issues twinks drama long speeches Die Visioene Van Johanna Brandt on love random sexual encounters violence and the list goes The Neuropsychology of Self Discipline onIt s too much That the AIDs epidemic was Where I’m Calling From only a couple years away casts a shadow The Accidental Activist over the play s live and let live attitude Not recommendedETA The film adaptation is better There s a cohesive narrative and if nothing else it makes for an interesting watch from a historical standpoint given that it was Brenda has a dragon in her blood of the earlier mainstream films to portray an Divan Of Rudaki openly gay man

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York City in the late 1970 and 1980s The four hour plus play begins with a solilouy in which he explains his cynical disillusionment with loveEach act focuses on a different phase in Arnold's life In the first Arnold meets Ed who is uncomfortable with his bisexuality In the second one year later Arnold You want to be a part of my life I m not editing out the parts you don t likea New York City drag ueen through various stages in his life throughout the 70s and 80s Brillant one of my favorite book