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.

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1) Playwright and AIDS Activist Larry Kramer Dies at 84

Larry Kramer, Prophet and Pussycat

Larry Kramer, AIDS Activist Whose Playwriting Saved Lives

Broadway Reacts to the Passing of Larry Kramer

2) Streaming News

Obie Awards Will Go Virtual This Year

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

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

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

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)”

4) Kerry O’Malley Interview

Find Kerry:
Twitter: @TheKerryOMalley

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