Torch Song Trilogy 1982

Ages: 14+
Opened: June 10, 1982
Closing: May 19, 1985

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Torch Song Trilogy FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What productions of Torch Song Trilogy have there been?
Torch Song Trilogy has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1982 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2017.
What Tony Awards has Torch Song Trilogy been nominated for?
Best Play and , .
What Tony Awards has Torch Song Trilogy won?
Best Play, .
What awards has Torch Song Trilogy been nominated for?
Torch Song Trilogy has been nominated for several awards. Harvey Fierstein was nominated for Outstanding Play at the Drama Desk Awards, as well as for Performance at the Theatre World Awards. The play was also nominated for Outstanding Play at the Drama Desk Awards and Best American Play at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards, both for Harvey Fierstein. Additionally, Matthew Broderick received a nomination for Best Debut Performance at the Outer Critics Circle Awards.
What awards has Torch Song Trilogy won?
Torch Song Trilogy has won several awards, including Outstanding Play at the Drama Desk Awards for Harvey Fierstein. Harvey Fierstein also received the Performance award at the Theatre World Awards. The play was also recognized as the Best American Play at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards. Additionally, Matthew Broderick won the Best Debut Performance award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards.

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