Richie Jackson, Harvey Fierstein and Moises Kaufman backstage at 'Torch Song.' (Photo: Tori Young)
“Torch Song” is heading back to Broadway thanks to an idea that almost simultaneously struck producer Richie Jackson and director Moisés Kaufman: Michael Urie should play Arnold. Writer and star Harvey Fierstein had been approached several times about reviving “Torch Song Trilogy” after it ended its original Broadway run in May 1985 with two Tony Awards in tow. He was reluctant to bring it back too soon, given the pervasive narrative and spread of AIDS. “I held the show off for years because I wanted to wait until AIDs was no longer the definition of being gay, because it’s never…

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