By Krissie Fullerton
19 Oct 2010
In addition to Mantello, the cast also included Victor Garber, Jason Butler Harner, John Benjamin Hickey, Jack McBrayer, Michael Stuhlbarg, Patrick Wilson and Tony winner Glenn Close in the role of Dr. Emma Brookner.
Joel Grey takes a turn as director of the piece after having starred in the original production of The Normal Heart at The Public Theater, in which he played Ned Weeks.
Here's a look at the evening:
The Normal Heart focuses on "the terrifying early years of the AIDS epidemic in New York and the criminal silence of official America in dealing with it."