The Boys in the Band: 40th Anniversary Edition (Paperback)
“Boys can still hold its own . . . [Mart] Crowley’s point is about how the humor is shaped and defined by the pain.”—The New York Times
The Boys in the Band was the first commercially successful play to reveal gay life to mainstream America. Alyson is proud to release a special fortieth anniversary edition of the play, which includes an original preface by acclaimed writer Tony Kushner (Angels in America), along with previously unpublished photographs of Mart Crowley and the cast of the play/film.
Mart Crowley’s other plays include the autobiographical A Breeze from the Gulf (1973) and The Men from the Boys (2002).
About the Author
Mart Crowley was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi. His first play, The Boys in the Band, opened Off-Broadway (1968) to estatic reviews. Crowley's other plays include Remote Asylum (1970), the autobiographical A Breeze from the Gulf (1973), and The Men from