Play Explores AIDS Crisis
September 5, 2015
The Normal Heart, a play about the AIDS crisis in New York in the early 1980s, opens at Johnson State College’s Dibden Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16. Performances will continue at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Sept. 17 and 18.
The largely autobiographical play by Larry Kramer opened off-Broadway in 1985 and then on Broadway in 2011. It was made into a movie starring Mark Ruffalo in 2014.
The play, which is free and open to the public, is being produced by theater students and faculty in JSC’s Performing Arts Department.