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