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Julia Roberts in Talks for NORMAL HEART Film
by BWW News Desk - August 5, 2011

In a recent interview with Deadline.com, GLEE creator revealed that Julia Roberts might be on board for the upcoming bg screen adaptation of THE NORMAL HEART. Murphy commented: 'Then The Normal Heart is the thing that I'm going to do next. I optioned it and there's a brilliant script that Larry Kramer wrote and I'm going to do that with Mark Ruffalo and maybe Julie Roberts. I believe in that play.'
BWW TV Flashback: THE NORMAL HEART Closes Today on Broadway
by Broadway Beat - July 10, 2011

The Broadway premiere of Larry Kramer's ground-breaking play The Normal Heart will play the final performance of its limited, 12-week engagement this Sunday, July 10 at 7:00 p.m., as scheduled. Produced by Daryl Roth and directed by Joel Grey and George C. Wolfe, The Normal Heart began performances on Tuesday, April 19 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street) and opened to rave reviews on Wednesday, April 27, 2011.
THE NORMAL HEART Sells Out Remainder of Run; to Close 7/10
by BWW News Desk - July 7, 2011

The Broadway premiere of Larry Kramer's ground-breaking play The Normal Heart will play the final performance of its limited, 12-week engagement this Sunday, July 10 at 7:00 p.m., as scheduled. Produced by Daryl Roth and directed by Joel Grey and George C. Wolfe, The Normal Heart began performances on Tuesday, April 19 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street) and opened to rave reviews on Wednesday, April 27, 2011.
Photo Coverage: Lt. Dan Choi, Larry Kramer, Hugh Jackman & Senator Tom Duane Support LGBTQ Rights at THE NORMAL HEART
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - June 29, 2011

Lieutenant Dan Choi, the war veteran who was discharged from the Army under 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,' was welcomed at The Normal Heart last night by Normal Heart playwright Larry Kramer and New York State Senator Tom Duane, who was Senate sponsor of the recently passed New York Marriage Equality bill. Also on hand in the audience to show support was stage and screen favorite, Hugh Jackman. Lt. Choi, in his full military uniform, joined Larry Kramer to hand out 'Please Know' letters from the playwright to audience members immediately following the 7:00 PM performance.
THE NORMAL HEART Planning Tour & London Production
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2011

The Normal Heart made its World Premiere at The Public Theater in 1985 and premiered on Broadway on April 19, 2011 before opening to rave reviews on April 27, 2011. The limited engagement stars Ellen Barkin, Patrick Breen, Mark Harelik, John Benjamin Hickey, Luke MacFarlane, Joe Mantello, Lee Pace, Jim Parsons, Richard Topol and Wayne Alan Wilcox.
STAGE TUBE: THE NORMAL HEART and Today's Gay Youth
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 23, 2011

The Normal Heart made its World Premiere at The Public Theater in 1985 and premiered on Broadway on April 19, 2011 before opening to rave reviews on April 27, 2011. The limited engagement, which stars Ellen Barkin, Patrick Breen, Mark Harelik, John Benjamin Hickey, Luke MacFarlane, Joe Mantello, Lee Pace, Jim Parsons, Richard Topol and Wayne Alan Wilcox, runs through July 10, 2011. In the video below, Patrick Healy visited the Tony Award-winning revival of 'The Normal Heart' to see if its relevant to younger gay people today.
STAGE TUBE: THE NORMAL HEART Box Office Triples Since Tony Wins; Broadway Community Shows Support
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 15, 2011

On Sunday night, June 12th, the Broadway premiere production of Larry Kramer's ground-breaking play The Normal Heart took home the Tony Awards for Best Revival of a Play, Best Featured Actor in a Play (John Benjamin Hickey) and Best Featured Actress in a Play (Ellen Barkin). These wins helped 'The Normal Heart' become the number one search term on Google all across America on 'Tony Sunday.' Since then, The Normal Heart's daily box office wrap has more than tripled from their average daily sales before Sunday's Tony Awards.
STAGE TUBE: Cast of THE NORMAL HEART on the AIDS Epidemic
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 14, 2011

The Normal Heart made its World Premiere at The Public Theater in 1985 and premiered on Broadway on April 19, 2011 before opening to rave reviews on April 27, 2011. The limited engagement, which stars Ellen Barkin, Patrick Breen, Mark Harelik, John Benjamin Hickey, Luke MacFarlane, Joe Mantello, Lee Pace, Jim Parsons, Richard Topol and Wayne Alan Wilcox, runs through July 10, 2011.
STAGE TUBE: Cast of THE NORMAL HEART Speaks for Marriage Equality
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 7, 2011

The Normal Heart made its World Premiere at The Public Theater in 1985 and premiered on Broadway on April 19, 2011 before opening to rave reviews on April 27, 2011. The limited engagement, which stars Ellen Barkin, Patrick Breen, Mark Harelik, John Benjamin Hickey, Luke MacFarlane, Joe Mantello, Lee Pace, Jim Parsons, Richard Topol and Wayne Alan Wilcox, runs through July 10, 2011.
SiriusXM 'Iconography' Series to Feature Larry Kramer Throughout June
by BWW News Desk - June 3, 2011

AIDS activist Larry Kramer is the featured subject of the next installment of Iconography, an exclusive series that honors the life, career, and impact of iconic personalities on SiriusXM's 24/7 LGBT channel OutQ (channel 108). Iconography: Larry Kramer offers an intimate look at the life and work of playwright, author, public health advocate, and LGBT rights activist.
Photo Coverage: Sardi's Salutes THE NORMAL HEART's Tony Nominees
by Walter McBride - June 3, 2011

This week, Sardi's unveiled caricatures of THE NORMAL HEART Tony Award Nominees Ellen Barkin, John Benjamin Hickey & Joe Mantello with George C. Wolfe and BroadwayWorld.com was there!
THE NORMAL HEART Extends '30 for $30' Special
by BWW News Desk - June 2, 2011

Last week, the acclaimed revival of The Normal Heart offered a special '30 for $30' night to help introduce Larry Kramer's powerful and important play to a new generation. Based on the success of the evening and the young people that filled the show's audience on May 26th, producer Daryl Roth announced today that the show will extend its '30 Under $30' discount for all Thursday performances in June (June 2, June 9, June 16, June 23, June 30).
STAGE TUBE: Elton John, Cheyenne Jackson, et al. on THE NORMAL HEART
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 2, 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. So ahead of its time was this play that many of the core issues it addresses - including gay marriage, the healthcare system and, of course, AIDS - are just as relevant today as they were when it first premiered.
STAGE TUBE: NORMAL HEART's Ellen Barkin Visits Jimmy Fallon
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 20, 2011

Star on the NORMAL HEART, Ellen Barkin recently stopped by 'Late Night with JImmy Fallon' to chat about the Broadway revival. Click below to check out the interview!
STAGE TUBE: NORMAL HEART's Jim Parsons Visits THE LATE SHOW
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 17, 2011

Currently starring in the Broadway revival of THE NORMAL HEART, Emmy-winner Jim Parsons just stopped by 'The Late Show with David Letterman' to chat about Broadway audiances, telethons, and more!
Barbra Streisand & Larry Kramer 'Debate' THE NORMAL HEART Film to EW
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2011

Film legend Barbra Streisand and gay activist Larry Kramer recently spoke with Entertainment Weekly about their failed attempt to big THE NORMAL HEART, Kramer's 1985 play about the beginning of the AIDS epidemic, to the big screen. According to Streisand, the failure is the fault of Kramer, while Kramer insists that the fault lies with Streisand. In the interview with EW, Streisand called Kramer 'brilliant, courageous, stubborn, and self-destructive.' While Kramer said that 'She never put her money where her mouth is.'
STAGE TUBE: Elton John and David Furnish Talk NORMAL HEART
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 7, 2011

THE NORMAL HEART officially opened on Broadway April 27 at the Golden Theatre and earlier this week, received five Tony Award nominations. Elton John and David Furnish recently visited the show and sat down to discuss the relevance of the play which was written by Larry Kramer.
Cole Leads Next THE NORMAL HEART Talkback
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 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, which began Tuesday, May 3.
Photo Flash: THE NORMAL HEART Presents $10,000 Check to Freedom to Marry
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

If 10,000 people 'Liked' THE NORMAL HEART's Facebook page (Facebook.com/TheNormalHeart) before its April 27, 2011 opening night, The Normal Heart pledged to donate $10,000 to Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage for same-sex couples nationwide.
BWW TV: Broadway Beat at THE NORMAL HEART Opening
by Broadway Beat - April 28, 2011

The Broadway premiere of Larry Kramer's ground-breaking play The Normal Heart officially opened last night, Wednesday, April 27, at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). The limited, 12-week engagement, directed by Joel Grey and George C. Wolfe, began performances on Tuesday, April 19. Broadway Beat was on hand to celebrate and speak to the stars!
Photo Coverage: THE NORMAL HEART Red Carpet
by Walter McBride - April 29, 2011

The Broadway premiere of Larry Kramer's ground-breaking play The Normal Heart officially opened last night, Wednesday, April 27, at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). The limited, 12-week engagement, directed by Joel Grey and George C. Wolfe, began performances on Tuesday, April 19. Here are pictures of the stars in attendance walking the red carpet!
Photo Coverage: THE NORMAL HEART Opening Night Party
by Walter McBride - April 28, 2011

The Broadway premiere of Larry Kramer's ground-breaking play The Normal Heart officially opened last night, Wednesday, April 27, at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). The limited, 12-week engagement, directed by Joel Grey and George C. Wolfe, began performances on Tuesday, April 19. Here are shots of the show's opening night party!
Photo Coverage: THE NORMAL HEART on Broadway Curtain Call
by Walter McBride - April 28, 2011

The Broadway premiere of Larry Kramer's ground-breaking play The Normal Heart officially opened last night, Wednesday, April 27, at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). The limited, 12-week engagement, directed by Joel Grey and George C. Wolfe, began performances on Tuesday, April 19. Here are shots of the show's opening night curtain call, with special appearances by both directors and by playwright Larry Kramer.
Broadway Review Roundup: THE NORMAL HEART - All the Reviews!
by BWW - April 27, 2011

The Broadway premiere of Larry Kramer's ground-breaking play The Normal Heart officially opens tonight, Wednesday, April 27, at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). The limited, 12-week engagement, directed by Joel Grey and George C. Wolfe, began performances on Tuesday, April 19.
THE NORMAL HEART Opens on Broadway Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2011

The Broadway premiere of Larry Kramer's ground-breaking play The Normal Heart officially opens tonight, Wednesday, April 27, at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). The limited, 12-week engagement, directed by Joel Grey and George C. Wolfe, began performances on Tuesday, April 19.

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