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Torch Song Trilogy


[[Performer~P89737~Harvey Fierstein~harveyfierstein]]'s Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway hit was adapted for the screen by [[Performer~P89737~Fierstein~harveyfierstein]] himself. The playwright also repeats his stage role of female impersonator Arnold Beckoff, aka nightclub entertainer "Virginia Hamm." The three-part plotline, whittled down to accommodate the film's 117-minute running time, concerns Arnold's seriocomic efforts to find a lasting relationship. We first meet Arnold in 1971, when his heart is...more