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 Broadway.com

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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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: 10 Favorite Broadway Play Revivals by JK

Yesterday, we began our series about the "Best" of the last decade, from the 2010-2011 season, through the just ended 2019-2020 season. Today, Mike and I name what we considered to be the 10…

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Terrence McNally obituary by Michael Coveney

US playwright and librettist best known for Kiss of the Spider Woman, Ragtime and Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de LuneOf the several outstanding contemporary male dramatists whose work ha…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Debut Date Set for Ryan Murphy's New Series Hollywood, with Jeremy Pope, Darren Criss, Patti LuPone & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Mark your calendar! Netflix has announced a May 1 premiere date for Hollywood, a new series from Emmy- and Tony-winning producer Ryan Murphy. The seven-episode series is packed with stage st…

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

John Benjamin Hickey on The Inheritance, Directing Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick in Plaza Suite & More on Show People by Broadway.com

John Benjamin Hickey is back on Broadway in a big way this season. A Tony winner for The Normal Heart, he has lent his talents to many seminal productions on Broadway, including his 1995 deb…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Joe Mantello Named Recipient of 2019 Mr. Abbott Award by Andy Lefkowitz

Veteran director-actor Joe Mantello will be honored by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation with the 2019 Mr. Abbott Award. Presented for a lifetime of outstanding contribution…

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Saturday, October 5, 2019

Boys Of A Certain Age Examines Gay Lives In The Trump Era by Bill Hirschman

Flawed as it is, few would place Boys of a Certain Age in the same ranks as The Normal Heart and The Boys In the Band. But Dan Fingerman’s script being presented by Empire Stage is an inci…

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Friday, September 27, 2019

Jeremy Pope, Darren Criss, Joe Mantello & More to Join Patti LuPone in Ryan Murphy's New Netflix Series Hollywood by Andy Lefkowitz

Jeremy Pope, the Broadway breakout star who earned two—that's right, two—Tony nominations this past season, will next appear alongside Emmy winner Darren Criss in Ryan Murphy's upcoming…

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