Harvey Fierstein's Bittersweet Comedy Opens Studio's Season
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The last date listed for Torch Song Trilogy was Saturday September 14, 2013 / 2:00pm.
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A reclusive librarian -- the sole character -- finds a book that is 123 years overdue. When he opens it and finds a ticket for a Chinese laundry in London, his curiosity compels him to redeem the ticket leading him to another clue that sends him around the world on a global quest to track down the book's original borrower in Underneath the Lintel. Played by Paul Morella, the Librarian uncovers a mystery that seems to transcend the ages, but are the results due to investigation or madness? Underneath the Lintel is a moving journey of self-discovery where faith and facts intersect. Learn More
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Featured review from Goldstar MemberRed Velvet
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I could (and just may) go see this play again. It is a brilliant piece of writing: intelligent, witty, and moving. The protagonist, Arnold, who is extraordinarily well-played to the point the actor IS Arnold, will win your heart. This is a piece of theatre that is enormously entertaining and, and the same time, so very insightful as to the fact that gay people are still people, with many of the same dreams, hopes, and issues the rest of us have - plus challenges that the rest of us who are considered more mainstream do not suffer. But, sexuality aside,, Torch Song Trilogy is simply a great play, and the cast does a fabulous job with it. Do not miss it while it is here in DC, and done so well.
Torch Song Trilogy stars Brandon Uranowitz (Broadway’s Baby, It’s You) as Arnold, with Obie Award winner Gordana Rashovich (Roundabout’s The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore) as Ma and Todd Lawson (The New Group’s One Arm, Broadway’s Summer and Smoke) as Ed. The production also features Alex Mills, last seen at Studio in 2ndStage’s 2-2 Tango, as Alan and Helen Hayes Award nominee Sarah Grace Wilson (Studio’s The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie) as Laurel. Rounding out the cast are newcomer Michael Lee Brown as David and Ashleigh King (Studio 2ndStage’s The Rocky Horror Show) as Lady Blues.
This show runs three and a half hours.