Full Length Play
Time Period - Present Day
Settings Of Play -
Occurs five years after the action of Fugue in a Nursery. Arnold's apartment, 7 a.m. on a Thursday in June and a park bench.
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre
Arnold and Ed "adopt" a 15 year-old boy and receive a visit from Mrs. Beckoff, Arnold's Jewish mother. The story of Arnold and Ed, their lovers, and families, Fierstein's Torch Song Trilogy plays have been hits in New York, San Francisco, Johannesburg, and around the world.
Widows and Children First! premiered at La Mama E.T.C. on October 25, 1979 and was directed by Eric Concklin.