When Rimalower was eight years old, his father came out of the closet and embarked on a drug-fueled tear that left his family in tatters. Amid the chaos of his young life, Ben found comfort--like so many gay boys before him and after--in musical theater, and specifically in the transportive voice of Broadway star Patti LuPone.
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