Michael Urie in ‘Harvey Fierstein’s ‘Torch Song.’ (Photo: Matthew Murphy)
The Broadway Blog continues our partnership with ShowTickets.com, one of the best online resources for choosing, purchasing, and saving on the most popular shows nationwide. We’ve combined creative forces to bring you exclusive interviews with some of Broadway’s biggest stars. This season welcomes the highly anticipated revival of Harvery Fierstein’s Torch Song starring Michael Urie.
In our intimate Q&A, we had a chance to ask Urie what sort of advice he received from Fierstein before taking on this iconic role, what it’s like working nightly with Academy Award and Tony winner Mercedes Ruehl, and why he feels the play still resonates with audiences more than 40 years since it first appeared downtown at La Mama Experimental Theatre. Have a read!