STAGE PORTRAIT: The Normal Heart's John Benjamin Hickey, Jim Parsons, Joe Mantello, Ellen Barkin

News   STAGE PORTRAIT: The Normal Heart's John Benjamin Hickey, Jim Parsons, Joe Mantello, Ellen Barkin Acclaimed illustrator Ken Fallin's drawings of the greatest stars and scenes of the theatrical world are a recurring part of Playbill.com.

Fallin now captures the revival of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, which focuses on the rise of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City between 1981 and 1984 as seen through the eyes of writer/activist Ned Weeks. Joe Mantello, of Angels in America, portrays Weeks, the gay Jewish founder of a prominent HIV advocacy group. The acclaimed revival plays the Golden Theatre.

Pictured are (clockwise from top) John Benjamin Hickey, playwright Larry Kramer, Richard Topol, Jim Parsons, Joe Mantello and Ellen Barkin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To purchase prints or original art, e-mail kenfallin@verizon.net.

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Ken Fallin began his career as an illustrator by lovingly mimicking the style of the late, legendary Al Hirschfeld for the poster art for Forbidden Broadway. Since that time he has been a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal as well as The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Hollywood Reporter, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune and The New Yorker.

His work has illustrated major ad campaigns for American Express, Showtime and Belvedere Vodka. Most recently, he was nominated for a 2010 Emmy for his animated commercial for CNBC.

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