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  1. Meet the 'most unloved woman in New York'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | New York Post

    Once, sometimes twice a day, says Mercedes Ruehl, she's "the most unloved woman in New York." It happens during "Torch Song," when her character, Mrs. Beckoff, tells her gay son she wishes he'd never been born.

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  2. Review: Slimmer And Sillier, Harvey Fierstein's 'Torch...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Deadline

    Shorter by a big word and a long act, Harvey Fierstein 's Torch Song Trilogy is back, trim, glittering and rechristened, simply, Torch Song . Michael Urie and Oscar winner Mercedes Ruehl play nice Jewish drag queen Arnold Beckoff and his loving, if annoying, Ma roles indelibly created in 1982 by the playwright and a pre- Golden Girls Estelle Getty.

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  3. Say it out loud and proud: Michael Urie is a great actor. The latest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Ninme

    ... Tony-winning work is now simply called "Torch Song." And with the irresistibly antagonistic Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl in the marquee roles, the evening feels no less moving, or weighty, than it did all those years ago. For sure, Fierstein's ...

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  4. The Gay Radicalism of 'Torch Song' Begins and Ends at HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | TheDailyBeast.com

    A new version of Harvey Fierstein's late 1970s play stars Michael Urie as wisecracking drag queen Arnold Beckoff, confronting the meaning of love and a fearsome mother. Thank you, Mercedes Ruehl.

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  5. Actress Mercedes Ruehl Was Inspired by a Trunk of Hand-Me-Down GownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | Wall Street Journal

    The Oscar-winning actress had a vivid fantasy life in a series of homes; today, she lives in Manhattan and has an East Hampton, N.Y., farmhouse Mercedes Ruehl, 69, won a Tony for her performance in Broadway's "Lost in Yonkers" in 1991 and an Oscar for her role in "The Fisher King" in 1992. She is appearing in the off-Broadway production of "Torch Song," opening on Oct. 19. She spoke with Marc Myers.

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  6. The Fisher King' goes from screen to stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | SFGate

    Produced in honor of Robin Williams, who died just over three years ago, "The Fisher King Project" adapts the 1991 film in which the beloved Bay Area transplant starred with Jeff Bridges and Mercedes Ruehl, among others, about two tragic figures whose lives are tied together by a mass murder-suicide. Jeffrey Weissman plays Williams' part, and Peter Illes wrote the stage adaptation, based on Richard LaGravenese's screenplay.

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  7. Michael Urie & Mercedes Ruehl Get Ready for a Mother of a Relationship in Torch SongRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Broadway

    ... captures the stars and creators bringing these stories center stage in the new season. Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl are still getting to know each other as they prepare to begin rehearsals for Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song , a reboot of his ...

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  8. Fall Preview: Michael Urie & Mercedes Ruehl Get Ready for a Mother of a Relationship in Torch SongRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Broadway

    ... captures the stars and creators bringing these stories center stage in the new season. Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl are still getting to know each other as they prepare to begin rehearsals for Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song , a reboot of his ...

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  9. Complete Casting Announced for Torch Song at Second Stage TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Second Stage Theater has announced complete casting for its upcoming production of Harvey Fierstein 's TORCH SONG, directed by Moiss Kaufman. Joining the previously announced Michael Urie as Arnold Beckoff and Mercedes Ruehl as Ma, TORCH SONG will feature Jack DiFalco as David, WARD HORTON as Ed, Roxanna Hope RADJA as Laurel, and Michael Rosen as Alan.

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  10. Mercedes Ruehl Will Join Michael Urie in Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song Off-BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Broadway

    Tony and Academy Award winner Mercedes Ruehl will star as Mrs. Beckoff in the upcoming off-Broadway revival of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song . As previously announced , the production will star Michael Urie as Arnold Beckoff, the role originated by playwright Fierstein in the original 1982 Broadway mounting.

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  11. Mercedes Ruehl Joins Harvey Fierstein's 'Torch Song' RevivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Deadline

    Tony and Oscar winner Mercedes Ruehl has signed on for Second Stage Theatre's fall revival of Harvey Fierstein 's landmark dramedy Torch Song . Michael Urie will star as looking-for-love gay drag artist Arnold Beckoff, the role originated by Fierstein, which ran more than 1,200 performances in the 1980s and earned Fierstein Tony Awards as best play author and star.

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