If you missed out on The Normal Heart's big night, you can check out the entire talkback here on Playbill.com. DiLella and Ross were joined on stage by cast members Jim Parsons, Luke Macfarlane, Lee Pace and Wayne Wilcox. Joe Mantello, John Benjamin Hickey and Ellen Barkin also made special appearances, and author Larry Kramer was on hand to distribute a "Please Know" note that informs audiences that the HIV/AIDS crisis is an issue that our society still faces.
The actors talked about how they got involved with the show, the themes of Kramer's work, and the impact the play has had on their own lives and the lives of others.
The play is described as "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. A quarter-century after it was written, this outrageous, unflinching, and totally unforgettable look at the sexual politics of New York during the AIDS crisis remains one of the theatre's most powerful evenings ever."
The limited engagement runs until July 10.
To watch the entire talkback, look below: