ArtStreet Happenings: Torch Song Trilogy

ArtStreet Happenings

Here at UD and at ArtStreet we are dedicated to learning more about human rights, right here; right now. Join ArtStreet Happenings and Studio Theatre for the Human Race Theatre Company's performance of the 1983 Tony Award winner for Best Play, Torch Song Trilogy.

This performance brings to light a lot of misconceptions about the drag queen culture and provides us with the opportunity to discover just what it was like being a drag queen in New York City in the 1970's and 80's.

Who: ArtStreet Happenings is offering a limited number of FREE tickets to UD students only. 

What: Human Race Theatre Company presents Torch Song Trilogy

When: February 4th, 2014. Meet at ArtStreet Studio E at 6:15pm. Show starts at 7:00 p.m. Please note that the show is approximately 3 hours in length, so we will be returning to campus byd 11:00 p.m. Transportation will be provided. 

Where: ArtStreet Studio E, traveling to the Loft Theatre in downtown Dayton

Why: To get an inside look at the NYC drag scene in the 1970's and 80's. FYI, Torch Song Trilogy contains adult content.

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"Poignant and filled with witty, sharp humor, Fierstein’s deeply personal story of self-discovery redefined an era in gay America. What begins as a chance encounter in a New York nightclub leads drag-queen Arnold Beckoff in a hilarious, yet touching, pursuit of love, happiness and a life of which he can be proud. From a failed affair with a reluctant lover, to a committed relationship with a young model and the promise of a stable family, Arnold’s struggle for acceptance meets its greatest challenge in his intolerant mother."

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Hear more about the play from the production's director, Scott Stoney >> 

Questions? Contact arthappening.UD@gmail.com for more information.