Billy Porter, Lindsay Mendez, Harvey Fierstein, Marin Mazzie and More Share TKTS Memories

By Playbill Staff
04 Jul 2013



Harvey Fierstein
Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein

When my show Torch Song Trilogy opened on Broadway, it was during the summer and it was very hard to find an audience, opening in July. TKTS kept our show open for 11 months until we finally came around to the Tonys, won our Tonys, and then people bought tickets on their own. But without the booth, we never would have made it that first year...so I owe TKTS a lot!

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