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In the aftermath of Stonewall, The Boys in the Band was accused of being an example of a retrograde representation of gay life. Self-pity and guilt over one’s gayness were out of fashion, while coming out of the closet was in. Now, fifty years later, we have the first Broadway production of Mart Crowley’s play, and some may ask: do we need to go back there? For what purpose?