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The Normal Heart

Olivier Theatre, National, London
The Normal Heart
Olivier Theatre, National, London

Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart, in a co-production with Fictionhouse. Directed by Dominic Cooke, Kramer’s largely autobiographical play about the AIDS crisis in 1980 New York has not been performed professionally in London since its European premiere in 1986.

The Normal Heart will open in the Olivier Theatre from September 2021.

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Previews from |
23rd September 2021
Opening date |
30th September 2021
Closes |
6th November 2021
Categories |
Larry Kramer
Dominic Cooke
Paule Constable
Carolyn Downing
Vicki Mortimer
Lisa Duncan
Cast list:
Ben Daniels, Dino Fetscher, Robert Bowman, Richard Cant, Liz Carr, Daniel Krikler, Daniel Monks, Elander Moore, Luke Norris, Henry Nott, Freddie Stabb and Danny Lee Wynter.

Olivier Theatre, National Venue Information

Olivier Theatre, National, South Bank, London, SE1 9PX
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Photo credit: Ben Daniels (Photo by National Theatre)
‘The Normal Heart’ to play at National Theatre in 2021
Monday, 26 October, 2020, 12:18
UPDATE: In an article from The Guardian, The Normal Heart will open at some point in 2021. Details on performance dates and on sale dates are to be announced. Following Death of England: Delroy and Dick Whittington, Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart will be at the National Theatre in 2021. Performances will be staged in-the-round. First performed in 1985, The Normal Heart deals with the rise of HIV/AIDs in New York City in the early eighties. Kramer’s...
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