Larry Kramer's groundbreaking drama about "a city in denial" during the
beginning of the AIDS epidemic finally receives a Broadway production after
26 years. Tony-winning director Joe Mantello makes a rare return to acting
as Ned Weeks, a hot-headed activist trying — along with a tight-knit group
of friends — to get doctors, politicians and the press to address the
impending AIDS crisis in 1980s New York City. Tony and Oscar-winning actor
Joel Grey (who starred in the original Public Theater version of The
Normal Heart in 1985) co-directs with Tony-winning director George C.