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The Normal Heart - 2011 - 2011 Broadway Articles Page 2

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by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2011
Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart opens on Broadway tonight, April 27 for a 12-week engagement at the John Golden Theatre. Previews began April 19, 2011.
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2011
Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart opens on Broadway on Wednesday, April 27 for a 12-week engagement at the John Golden Theatre. Previews began April 19, 2011. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the production shots!
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2011
Producer Daryl Roth announced today that the premiere Broadway presentation of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart will host a series of post-show talkbacks, beginning Tuesday, May 3.
by BWW - April 24, 2011
The Normal Heart began its limited 12-week engagement on April 19 at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street), with an official opening night set for Wednesday, April 27. For more information, visit www.TheNormalHeartBroadway.com. Playwright Larry Kramer has written the following letter, which is being distributed to audiences as they leave the theatre.
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2011
The Normal Heart begins its limited 12-week engagement tonight, April 19 at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street), with an official opening night set for Wednesday, April 27.
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2011
The Normal Heart begins its limited 12-week engagement tomorrow, April 19 at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street), with an official opening night set for Wednesday, April 27. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the show's promo photos!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 18, 2011
The Normal Heart begins its limited 12-week engagement tomorrow, April 19 at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street), with an official opening night set for Wednesday, April 27. Click below to meet the stars and hear what they have to say about the relevance of the piece today!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - April 12, 2011
The story of a city in denial, The Normal Heart unfolds like a real-life political thriller -- as a tight-knit group of friends refuses to let doctors, politicians and the press bury the truth of an unspoken epidemic behind a wall of silence. First produced by Joseph Papp at New York's Public Theater, the play was a critical sensation and a seminal moment in theater history.
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2011
Producer Daryl Roth announced today that casting has been completed for the premiere presentation of Larry Kramer's ground-breaking play, The Normal Heart, on Broadway. Mark Harelik (Mrs. Warren's Profession), Richard Topol (The Merchant of Venice), and Wayne Wilcox (Coram Boy) join the previously announced Ellen Barkin as Dr. Emma Brookner, Patrick Breen as Mickey Marcus, John Benjamin Hickey as Felix Turner, Luke Macfarlane as Craig Donner/Grady, Joe Mantello as Ned Weeks, Lee Pace as Bruce Niles, and Jim Parsons as Tommy Boatwright. Harelik will play the role of Ben Weeks, Topol will play Hiram Keebler/Examining Doctor, and Wilcox will play David. Joel Grey and George C. Wolfe will direct the presentation, which begins its limited 12-week engagement on Tuesday, April 19 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street), with an official opening night set for Wednesday, April 27.
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2011
On April 19, a remarkable company of actors bring THE NORMAL HEART to Broadway for 96 performances only.
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2011
Producer Daryl Roth announced today that Patrick Breen (Next Fall) and Luke MacFarlane ('Brothers and Sisters') have joined the cast of the premiere presentation of Larry Kramer's ground-breaking play, The Normal Heart, on Broadway. Breen will play Mickey Marcus and MacFarlane will play the roles of Craig Donner and Grady. They join the previously announced Ellen Barkin as Dr. Emma Brookner, John Benjamin Hickey as Felix Turner, Joe Mantello as Ned Weeks, Lee Pace as Bruce Niles, and Jim Parsons as Tommy Boatwright. Additional cast information will be forthcoming. Joel Grey will direct the presentation, which begins its limited 12-week engagement on Tuesday, April 19 at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street), with an official opening night set for Wednesday, April 27. George C. Wolfe will help supervise the presentation through opening night.
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2011
Producer Daryl Roth announced today that, in anticipation of its Broadway premiere, The Normal Heart will launch a first-ever Facebook Rally beginning today (Monday, March 14). If 10,000 people 'Like' the production's Facebook page (Facebook.com/TheNormalHeart) before its April 27, 2011 opening night, The Normal Heart will donate $10,000 to Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage for same-sex couples nationwide. Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, which premiered Off Broadway in 1985, dealt with the topic of marriage for gay couples long before it became a hot button political issue, and this production is committed to supporting the fight for equality.
by BWW News Desk - March 7, 2011
Producer Daryl Roth announced today that Emmy Award nominee Lee Pace ('Pushing Daisies') and Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Jim Parsons ('The Big Bang Theory') have joined the cast of Larry Kramer's ground-breaking play, The Normal Heart. In their Broadway debuts, Pace will play Bruce Niles and Parsons will play Tommy Boatwright, joining the previously announced Joe Mantello as Ned Weeks, Ellen Barkin as Dr. Emma Brookner and John Benjamin Hickey as Felix Turner. Joel Grey will direct the production, which begins its limited 12-week engagement on Tuesday, April 19 at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street), with an official opening night set for Wednesday, April 27.
by BWW News Desk - March 4, 2011
Joel Grey - the much-lauded star of both stage and screen - will have a busy spring. The 78-year-old actor is appearing in the Roundabout revival of ANYTHING GOES, and will also be directing THE NORMAL HEART, beginning rehearsals later this month. His schedule will keep him so busy, in fact, that Tony Award-winning director George C. Wolfe will step in to direct THE NORMAL HEART when Grey's projects conflict.
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2011
According to an Equity Casting notice, Broadway's THE NOrMAL HEART will be performed as a staged reading, directed by Joel Grey. Accordingly, the production will be adding the character of a Reader / Examining Doctor, whose character description reads: 'Male, any age. He will introduce the play every evening, read stage directions, and play a pivotal scene with Emma every night. Casting personnel state, 'We are looking for exciting ideas to do a few weeks at a time.'
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2011
First reported by BroadwayWorld.com last night and now with confirmed dates, THE NORMAL HEART is headed back to Broadway with previews beginning on April 19th and an opening set for April 27, 2011 at the Golden Theatre.
by Rialto Chatter - February 22, 2011
BroadwayWorld has learned that just before the 2010-2011 season comes to a close, Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart will open on Broadway at the Golden Theater starring Cheyenne Jackson, Joe Mantello and Ellen Barkin. Following an Actor's Fund benefit performance of the show starring Mantello and Glenn Close this past fall, rumors began swirling that Daryl Roth was hot to ressurect the property into a full-scale production - it's first on Broadway. Securing an available theater had apparently held up her efforts. it is believed that Mantello will reprise his role as Ned Weeks. Jackson will play his lover Felix Turner and Barkin will assume the role of Dr. Emma Brookner.