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Larry Kramer Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Isabelle Stevenson Award Gold Star
Larry Kramer
 
Obie Awards - 1993 - Playwriting Gold Star
Larry Kramer, The Destiny of Me
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 1993 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Larry Kramer, The Destiny of Me
 
Olivier Awards - 1986 - BBC Award for the Play of the Year
Larry KramerThe Normal Heart

Larry Kramer News

Review: THE NORMAL HEART at Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre Photo Review: THE NORMAL HEART at Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre
by Barry Lenny - Oct 5, 2022

If you don’t already have tickets, you’d better hurry.

Photos: David Tennant and the Cast of GOOD in Rehearsal Photo Photos: David Tennant and the Cast of GOOD in Rehearsal
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022

Rehearsals have begun for Dominic Cooke’s new production of C.P. Taylor’s GOOD, starring David Tennant,  Elliot Levey, and Sharon Small. Further casting includes Rebecca Bainbridge, Izaak Cainer, Jamie Cameron, Jim Creighton, Edie Newman and Lizzie Schenk. Check out photos here!

Queer|Art Announces Queer|Art|Film Fall 2022 Season Photo Queer|Art Announces Queer|Art|Film Fall 2022 Season
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 18, 2022

Queer|Art, New York City‚Äôs home for the creative and professional development of LGBTQ+ artists, has announced the upcoming Fall season of Queer|Art|Film, presented in person from September 19th ‚Äď December 5th. Queer|Art|Film returns once again to the IFC Center with a season curated by multidisciplinary artists Heather Lynn Johnson and Sarah Zapata.

Pride Film Fest Announces Six Slates of International LGBTQ Films to Stream October Photo Pride Film Fest Announces Six Slates of International LGBTQ Films to Stream October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2022

Pride Film Fest has announced its first schedule of LGBTQ-themed films since spinning off as a separate entity from PrideArts (previously Pride Films and Plays), where it began in 2012 as the in-person Queer Bits Film Fest.

John Cameron Mitchell to Star in World Premiere of Bowie's BLACKSTAR SYMPHONY at Char Photo John Cameron Mitchell to Star in World Premiere of Bowie's BLACKSTAR SYMPHONY at Charlotte International Arts Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022

Charlotte’s Blumenthal Performing Arts will present the world premiere of BLACKSTAR SYMPHONY, The Music of David Bowie, with featured guest vocalist John Cameron Mitchell, taking place on Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17 on the stage of the Belk Theater as part of the inaugural Charlotte International Arts Festival.

White Snake Projects Premieres Elena Ruehr's COSMIC COWBOY, September 16-18 Photo White Snake Projects Premieres Elena Ruehr's COSMIC COWBOY, September 16-18
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2022

Launching their first complete season this fall, thanks to a recently announced $750,000 grant from the Mellon Foundation, Cerise Jacobs and her activist opera company, White Snake Projects (WSP), present Cosmic Cowboy: a work of poli sci-fi that blends ancient history and fantasy to talk about the subject of colonization.

Sharon Small Joins David Tennant and Elliot Levey in the West End Revival of C.P. Tay Photo Sharon Small Joins David Tennant and Elliot Levey in the West End Revival of C.P. Taylor's GOOD
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2022

Ahead of rehearsals starting next month, Dominic Cooke's new production of C.P. Taylor's GOOD, starring David Tennant and Elliot Levey, announces that Sharon Small will join the cast for its strictly limited run at the Harold Pinter Theatre this autumn.

Photos: Get a First Look at Open Space Arts' Inaugural Production of THE KRAMER PROJE Photo Photos: Get a First Look at Open Space Arts' Inaugural Production of THE KRAMER PROJECT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022

Open Space Arts is presenting their inaugural production of THE KRAMER PROJECT directed and adapted by David Zak from Larry Kramer‚Äôs (THE NORMAL HEART) watershed speech ‚ÄúThe Tragedy of Today‚Äôs Gays‚ÄĚ. The production runs July 22 - July 31 at Center on Halsted, 3656 N Halsted. Press Opening Friday, July 22 at 7PM. ¬†Get a first look at photos here!

Open Space Arts to Present World Premiere of THE KRAMER PROJECT Photo Open Space Arts to Present World Premiere of THE KRAMER PROJECT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2022

Open Space Arts announced its inaugural production of THE KRAMER PROJECT directed and adapted by David Zak from Larry Kramer‚Äôs (THE NORMAL HEART) watershed speech ‚ÄúThe Tragedy of Today‚Äôs Gays‚ÄĚ. The production runs July 22 - July 31 at Center.

Sarah Schulman's THE LADY HAMLET Will Come to Provincetown Theater Photo Sarah Schulman's THE LADY HAMLET Will Come to Provincetown Theater
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022

The Provincetown Theater (David Drake, Artistic Director) presents the world premiere of Sarah Schulman's daring and romantic farce The Lady Hamlet, a rollickingly smart, gender-defying comedy with big heart, deep curiosity, and serious laughs.

Larry Kramer Videos

BWW Exclusive: Creation of the Public Theater Explored in JOE PAPP IN FIVE ACTS Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Creation of the Public Theater Explored in JOE PAPP IN FIVE ACTS

by Michael Major - Jun 1, 2022

In an exclusive clip, watch how Joe Papp, the founder of The Public Theater, Free Shakespeare in the Park and producer of groundbreaking plays like Hair, A Chorus Line and for colored girls…, turned a dilapidated building into what the Public Theater is today.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for AMERICAN MASTERS: JOE PAPP IN FIVE ACTS on PBS Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for AMERICAN MASTERS: JOE PAPP IN FIVE ACTS on PBS

by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Ahead of the 60th Anniversary Season of Free Shakespeare in The Park at New York City's Delacorte Theater in Central Park, American Masters: Joe Papp in Five Acts tells the story of this indomitable, street-wise champion of the arts.

VIDEO: Watch the Full Production of THE NIGHT LARRY KRAMER KISSED ME, Starring Anthon Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Full Production of THE NIGHT LARRY KRAMER KISSED ME, Starring Anthony Rapp, Robin De Jesus & More!

by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2020

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS sponsored a one-night-only streamed presentation of the archival video of the 2013 performance of THE NIGHT LARRY KRAMER KISSED ME to benefit Provincetown Theater, on June 28 at 7:00pm ET.

VIDEO: RENT Opens Tonight in South Korea; Hear the Cast Sing 'No Day But Today' and R Videoplay
VIDEO: RENT Opens Tonight in South Korea; Hear the Cast Sing 'No Day But Today' and Read a Touching Tribute to Theatre Artists Across the World

by Stage Tube - Jun 16, 2020

Rent opens tonight in Seoul, South Korea. In honor of the opening, director Andy Senor, Jr. posted a video of the cast singing 'No Day But Today' with a touching tribute letter to theatre artists all over the world.

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

by Stage Tube - May 28, 2020

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 commissioned by Kramer for The Normal Heart.

BWW TV: Watch Larry Kramer Talk About His Masterpiece, THE NORMAL HEART, on Opening N Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Larry Kramer Talk About His Masterpiece, THE NORMAL HEART, on Opening Night

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 28, 2020

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, legendary playwright, author, and activist, Larry Kramer passed away this morning. With his passing, Kramer leaves behind a legacy of important, eye-opening, controversial art, including his masterpiece, The Normal Heart.

Jamie Brickhouse Brings Acclaimed Solo Show DANGEROUS WHEN WET To Denver Videoplay
Jamie Brickhouse Brings Acclaimed Solo Show DANGEROUS WHEN WET To Denver

by A.A. Cristi - Mar 28, 2019

Directly from NYC, comes 4-times Moth champion Jamie Brickhouse's award-winning, critically-acclaimed solo show Dangerous When Wet: Booze, Sex, and My Mother.

VIDEO: George C. Wolfe Talks THE ICEMAN COMETH on Icons and Innovators Series Videoplay
VIDEO: George C. Wolfe Talks THE ICEMAN COMETH on Icons and Innovators Series

by Stage Tube - Jun 30, 2018

On June 21, Susan Fales-Hill sat down for an intimate conversation with George C. Wolfe, the award-winning director and playwright who returned to Broadway this year with the new production of The Iceman Cometh.

VIDEO: 30 Days of Tony! Day 14- George C. Wolfe Secures the Broadway Legacy of SHUFFL Videoplay
VIDEO: 30 Days of Tony! Day 14- George C. Wolfe Secures the Broadway Legacy of SHUFFLE ALONG

by Stage Tube - May 25, 2018

On Day 14 of 30 Days of Tony, we celebrate another Best Direction of A Play nominee, legendary artist George C. Wolfe.

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Not Your Average Joe Pitt- Lee Pace Talks ANGELS IN AME Videoplay
Backstage with Richard Ridge: Not Your Average Joe Pitt- Lee Pace Talks ANGELS IN AMERICA and More!

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 2, 2018

'I wish I could say that it's fun but it's not. It's painful and it's complicated.' Lee Pace has ruled Middle Earth, wandered the galaxy, and now he's come back home to Broadway. The star of stage and screen returns this season in the critically acclaimed revival of Angels in America, and he's not taking it lightly. Watch below as he chats with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge about the challenges of performing such heavy subject matter, how he gets through a two show day, and so much more!


Larry Kramer Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Larry Kramer written?
Larry Kramer has written 4 shows including Four Friends (Playwright), The Normal Heart (Playwright), Just Say No (Playwright), The Destiny of Me (Playwright).

What awards has Larry Kramer been nominated for?
Isabelle Stevenson Award (Tony Awards) , Playwriting (Obie Awards) for The Destiny of Me The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for The Destiny of Me and BBC Award for the Play of the Year (Olivier Awards) for The Normal Heart .

What awards has Larry Kramer won?
Isabelle Stevenson Award (Tony Awards)and Playwriting (Obie Awards) for The Destiny of Me.