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Friday Playlist: 25 Broadway Torch Songs to Belt or Cry Along To This Weekend

July 28th, 2017 by

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Torch songs are in fashion once again thanks to Second Stage's upcoming revival of Harvey Fierstein's Tony-winning drama Torch Song and the July 29 Feinstein's/54 Below concert Broadway by the Tear: Broadway's Great Torch Songs & Tearjerkers.

A torch song is a sentimenal love song, typically one in which the singer laments an unrequited or lost love, either where one party is oblivious to the existence of the other, where one party has moved on, or where a romantic affair has affected the relationship.—Thanks, Wikipedia!

This weekend, we salute the torch song with 25 powerhouse ballads you'll want to sing along to or have a low-key cry during.