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San Francisco. 1986. What could Harry, an amiable but lonely retired kosher butcher have in common with Barbara, his young lesbian writing teacher at the senior center? Is it enough to bridge the divide?

When Harry fulfills a writing assignment to compose a letter to someone from his past who's dead, he writes not to his late wife Frannie, but to Harvey Milk, the first openly gay political leader in California. Barbara is stunned. Harry's letter evokes life-changing revelations that neither could have foreseen. This musical - with its soaring score and deeply-felt, surprisingly funny lyrics - deals with issues of friendship and loss, the grip of the past, and the hard-won acceptance set in motion by the most unexpected people.


Jeremy Greenbaum, known for his off-Broadway role as Yussl/Plotkin Jr. in *A Letter to Harvey Milk*, has also made notable appearances in productions such as Disney's *Newsies* and *The Fantasticks*. more...

Adam Heller, known for his extensive work on Broadway and Off-Broadway, brought his seasoned talent to the cast of "A Letter to Harvey Milk," adding depth to the production with his rich theatrical background. more...

Julia Knitel, who earned a Lucille Lortel nomination for her performance in the Off-Broadway production of A Letter to Harvey Milk, has also been seen on Broadway in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and Bye Bye Birdie. more...

CJ Pawlikowski, who previously showcased his talents in productions like The Book of Mormon and Jersey Boys, brings his musical prowess to the stage in A Letter to Harvey Milk. more...

Awards and Nominations

2018 The Lortels
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical: Julia Knitel was nominated but did not win.
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