BROADWAYRADIO

Today on Broadway: Thursday, May 28, 2020 & Kerry O’Malley

AIDS activist and “The Normal Heart” playwright Larry Kramer has died at the age of 84, the Obie Awards head to a virtual ceremony, and more streaming news. 

Plus, James talks with Broadway star Kerry O’Malley about Sondheim, sports, “Snowpiercer,” and everything in between.

“Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the day.

Any and all feedback is appreciated:  
Ashley Steves [email protected] | @NoThisIsAshley
James Marino [email protected] | @JamesMarino
Matt Tamanini [email protected] | @BWWMatt

Patreon: BroadwayRadio
https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio

1) Playwright and AIDS Activist Larry Kramer Dies at 84

https://www.playbill.com/article/playwright-and-ardent-aids-activist-larry-kramer-dies-at-84

Larry Kramer, Prophet and Pussycat

Larry Kramer, AIDS Activist Whose Playwriting Saved Lives

https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2020-05-27/larry-kramer-aids-activist-playwright-dead-appreciation

Broadway Reacts to the Passing of Larry Kramer

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Social-Broadway-Reacts-to-the-Passing-of-Larry-Kramer-20200527

2) Streaming News

Obie Awards Will Go Virtual This Year

MCC Theater’s “Miscast” Gala Will Now be Presented as a Virtual Event

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/MCC-Theaters-MISCAST-Gala-is-Going-Virtual-20200527

Matt Smith & Claire Foy to Reunite in “Lungs” at the Old Vic for Socially Distanced Performances

https://www.broadway.com/buzz/199359/the-crowns-matt-smith-claire-foy-to-reunite-in-lungs-at-the-old-vic-for-socially-distanced-performances/

Alexandra Billings to Host Virtual Pride Parade, Featuring Judith Light, Audra McDonald, and More

https://www.broadway.com/buzz/199354/wickeds-alexandra-billings-to-host-virtual-pride-parade-featuring-judith-light-audra-mcdonald-more/

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Announces First-Ever “Broadway Cares Virtual 5K”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Broadway-CaresEquity-Fights-AIDS-Announces-First-Ever-Broadway-Cares-Virtual-5K-20200527

3) Feel-Good Recommendations

Throwback: Larry Kramer’s Isabelle Stevenson Award Acceptance Speech

Throwback: Tony Awards 2011 Acceptance Speech for The Normal Heart (Best Revival)

Video: Original Broadway and London Casts of “The Drowsy Chaperone” Sing “As We Stumble Along (Reprise)”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEO-Original-Broadway-and-London-Casts-of-THE-DROWSY-CHAPERONE-Sing-As-We-Stumble-Along-Reprise-20200527

4) Kerry O’Malley Interview

Find Kerry:
Website: https://www.kerryomalley.com/
Twitter: @TheKerryOMalley


Comments are closed.