Saturday, October 24, 2020

National Theatre announces The Normal Heart and Dick Whittington On-Sale by Megan

Further details on the return of pantomime, for one year only, at the National Theatre. Plus, details on upcoming production of The Normal Heart. The post National Theatre announces The Nor…

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Friday, October 23, 2020

Ben Daniels to Star in The Normal Heart at London's National Theatre in 2021 by Caitlin Moynihan

For the first time since its European debut in 1986, London audiences can see Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart on stage. The Normal Heart will play at the National Theatre beginning in Februa…

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Ben Daniels to Star in The Normal Heart at London's National Theatre by Dan Meyer

Dominic Cooke will direct the late Larry Kramer's AIDS crisis drama.

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Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart Comes to the National Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Dominic Cooke is to direct Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart in the Olivier Theatre at the National Theatre from February 2021. This post Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart Come…

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NEWS: National Theatre will stage The Normal Heart starring Ben Daniels as part of Olivier in-the-round season by Press Releases

The National Theatre has announced that a production of Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart, directed by Dominic Cooke, will be presented as part of the Olivier in-the-round season in February…

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Friday, October 9, 2020

Joe Mantello on The Boys in the Band, Wicked & More on Show People by Lindsey Sullivan

Show People’s season premiere, available now on, features's Paul Wontorek chatting with award-winning actor and director Joe Mantello. Mantello wowed audiences…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: The Greatest Performances Part 1 by JK

Over the past ten seasons, we have been witnesses to some truly amazing performances. These are thirty of the greatest star turns, each one iconic for a different reason. Some are from favor…

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Join the party! Daniel’s Husband & The Normal Heart company reunion today @ 4pm by Fountaintheatre

By Terri Roberts June is Pride month, a time of Mardi Gras-like celebration for the LGBTQ+ community that’s highlighted locally by the annual L.A. Pride Festival and Parade. The first Prid…

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

A Queer Legacy: Returning to the Work of Larry Kramer by John Livesey

As parallels are drawn between the coronavirus pandemic and the AIDS crisis, it feels particularly pertinent to return to the work of renowned American writer, Larry Kramer, whose play, The …

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

BC/EFA to Sponsor Streamed Presentation of The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me, Featuring André De Shields & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Add this to your quarantine watchlist! Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS will sponsor a one-night-only streamed presentation of the archived 2013 performance of David Drake's The Night Larry…

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Friday, June 5, 2020

The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me Playwright David Drake Reflects on the Influence and Impact of His Activist Idol by David Drake

David Drake, who serves as the artistic director of the Provincetown Theater, is an Obie Award-winning playwright and per­former. His 1992 solo show The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me, which …

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Friday, May 29, 2020

Wake Up With BWW 5/29: New York Times Will Celebrate the 19/20 Season, and More!

Today's top stories: The New York Times will celebrate the 19/20 Broadway season, Ryan Murphy aims to run The Normal Heart and The Destiny of Me on Broadway, and more!

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Ryan Murphy Reveals He Has the Rights to Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart & The Destiny of Me by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously reported, playwright, author, outspoken AIDS activist and Oscar-nominated screenwriter Larry Kramer died on May 27. In a heartfelt tribute, Ryan Murphy, who directed the Emmy-w…

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Hot Clip of the Day: Honoring Larry Kramer and his NORMAL HEART

Yesterday, we lost the extraordinary playwright Larry Kramer at the age of 84. His semi-autobiographical play The Normal Heart painted a picture of the devastation of the AIDS epidemic withi…

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VIDEO: Javier Munoz Performs 'Love Don't Need a Reason', Commissioned by Larry Kramer For THE NORMAL HEART

Yesterday, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report the passing of playwright Larry Kramer. A flashback video has been released of Javier Munoz performing 'Love Don't Need a Reason', a song comm…

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Ryan Murphy Buys Rights to THE NORMAL HEART & THE DESTINY OF ME; Aims to Run on Broadway in Rep

Ryan Murphy posted a heartfelt tribute to the late Larry Kramer on Instagram yesterday, following the news of his passing. In his post, he revealed that he had recently bought the stage righ…

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Larry Kramer: 'I think anger is a wonderful useful emotion' by Jasper Rees

Remembering the AIDS activist who wrote The Normal Heart and the screenplay for Women in Love Larry Kramer, who has died at the age of 84, was the Solzhenitsyn of AIDS who indomitably report…

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, May 28, 2020 & Kerry O’Malley by Ashley Steves

AIDS activist and “The Normal Heart” playwright Larry Kramer has died at the age of 84, the Obie Awards head to a virtual ceremony, and more streaming news.  Plus, James talks with Broa…

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Revisit The Normal Heart on Broadway in Honor of Larry Kramer by Marc J. Franklin

The playwright and AIDS activist died May 27 at 84.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

VIDEO: Larry Kramer Discusses THE NORMAL HEART and More on Theater Talk

To honor the life and work of this pioneering artist and activist, flashback to Larry Kramer's appearance on the chat show, Theater Talk, as his play The Normal Heart made its long overdue B…

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Playwright And AIDS Activist Larry Kramer, 84 by Artsjournal

An author, essayist and playwright — notably hailed for his autobiographical 1985 play, “The Normal Heart” — Mr. Kramer had feet in both the world of letters and the public sphere. I…

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Larry Kramer, Fierce AIDS Activist and Playwright Author of “The Normal Heart,” Dies of Pneumonia at Age 84 by Roger Friedman

Larry Kramer, the most ferocious AIDS activist in history, and playwright author of “The Normal Heart,” has died at age 84. The

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Larry Kramer: a pioneering life in pictures by Compiled By Michael Williams and Jehan Jillani

The playwright, author and activist Larry Kramer has died aged 84 after a storied life. Kramer wrote the groundbreaking play The Normal Heart and worked tirelessly to assist those with HIV/A…

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Remembering Larry Kramer: Playwright and AIDS Activist by Matthew Wexler

Larry Kramer, the outspoken playwright and activist died on Wednesday morning at the age of 84. He authored 'The Normal Heart' and co-founded GMHC. The post Remembering Larry Kramer: Playwri…

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‘The Normal Heart’ Director Ryan Murphy Praises Larry Kramer As ‘The Most Important Gay Activist Of All Time”, Reveals They’d Planned Broadw by Greg Evans

Ryan Murphy, the producer and director who finally got Larry Kramer’s groundbreaking play The Normal Heart to screen, remembered his late friend and collaborator today as “the single gre…

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Larry Kramer, AIDS activist, author of ‘The Normal Heart,' dead at 84 by Gordon Cox, Variety

Kramer Died Wednesday from pneumonia, his husband David Webster told the New York Times.

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Hollywood & Broadway Remember Larry Kramer: “His Passionate Voice Will Be Missed” by Greg Evans

Refresh for updates Lin-Manuel Miranda, Benj Pasek, Rob Reiner and other figures of Hollywood and Broadway paid tribute today to Larry Kramer, the Normal Heart playwright and AIDS activist …

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RIP Larry Kramer 84, playwright of The Normal Heart, AIDS activist: “Almost more than talent you need tenacity: by New York Theater

Larry Kramer, who wrote “The Normal Heart” and founded GMHC (the Gay Mens Health Crisis) and ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) has died at age 84. Kramer’s obituary In 2011, The…

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Larry Kramer, Noted Playwright & Trailblazing AIDS Activist, Dies at 84 by

Larry Kramer, the playwright, author, outspoken AIDS activist and Oscar-nominated screenwriter, has died at the age of 84, according to published reports. Kramer is perhaps best known for hi…

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Larry Kramer Dies: ‘The Normal Heart’ Playwright, AIDS Activist Was 84 by Greg Evans

Larry Kramer, the playwright whose righteous fury over a lackluster governmental – and societal – response to the early AIDS crisis fueled his groundbreaking 1985 play The Normal Heart a…

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Playwright and Ardent AIDS Activist Larry Kramer Dies at 84 by Robert Viagas

Among his works were The Normal Heart and the Pulitzer finalist The Destiny of Me.

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