Out of the Closet and Into the Limelight

Andres Acosta and Hadleigh Adams in “Fellow Travelers” at Minnesota Opera (photo: Dan Norman)

t was at the theater and at Carnegie Hall that Paul really lived. … The moment the cracked orchestra beat out the overture from Martha, or jerked at the serenade from Rigoletto, all stupid and ugly things slid from him, and his senses were deliciously, yet delicately fired,” wrote Willa Cather in “Paul’s Case,” her short story about a sensitive young…