Falsettos Edit

Stage Musical (1992). Revived in 2016
Music and lyrics: William Finn, Book: William Finn and James Lapine.

Characters Edit

  • Marvin, a gay man
  • Whizzer, his lover
  • Trina, his ex-wife
  • Jason, his son
  • Mendel, his psychiatrist; Trina's husband
  • Cordelia, a kosher cater
  • Charlotte, a doctor

Synopsis Edit

Falsettos centers around Marvin, a gay man who leaves his wife, Trina, for another man, Whizzer. Whizzer then leaves Marvin temporarily but they reconcile, only to discover that Whizzer is dying of AIDS.


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