Torch Song

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Image: by Phoebe Taylor

The award-winning play by Harvey Fierstein

Join us for a groundbreaking experience as Taylor Made Productions takes the stage at Melbourne's Midsumma Festival with the Australian premiere of 'Torch Song'. As a trailblazer in spotlighting diverse LGBTQIA+ stories, we proudly present this poignant production that delves into the depths of love, acceptance, and the unyielding spirit of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Step into the vibrant world of 'Torch Song' and follow the journey of Arnold Beckoff, a drag performer who fearlessly challenges societal norms in his quest for authentic love and understanding.. This production celebrates the resilience of the LGBTQIA+ community while exploring the intricacies of relationships without boundaries.

Directors Cal Robinson-Taylor and Phoebe Taylor bring 'Torch Song' to life, promising an immersive experience that marries striking visuals with deep emotional resonance. Prepare to be captivated by a narrative that pays homage to the strength of the LGBTQIA+ community and invites audiences to contemplate the remarkable power of love in overcoming adversity.

As the spotlight falls on 'Torch Song' at Chapel Off Chapel during Midsumma, you're invited to witness a performance that ignites conversations, nurtures understanding, and celebrates the profound beauty of human connections. Let the brilliance of this play illuminate your heart and mind, as we come together to honour diverse identities and stories that deserve to be told.

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Assistive Listening
Auslan Interpreted
Wheelchair Access
Vision Rating less than 50%

Dates & Times

PREVIEW Wed 31 Jan 7:30pm
WHEN 31 Jan-4 Feb, 7-10 Feb | Wed-Fri 7:30pm | Sat 2:30pm+7:30pm | Sun 2:30pm
AUSLAN Fri 9 Feb 7:30pm
DURATION 2hrs 30m (20 minute interval)


OPENING $45.00
PREVIEW $35.00
FULL $45.00
CONC $38.00
COMPANION FREE - please email [email protected] to arrange


Chapel Off Chapel - The Loft

12 Little Chapel St, Prahran

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Sandringham line to Prahran


72 to stop 31 (Chapel St/Commercial Rd) | tram 78 to stop 47 (Commercial Rd/Chapel St)

Event notes


Premiere, Australian Premiere


Nudity, Themes of a sexual nature, Smoke/haze, Latecomer lockout, Mature themes

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