The Normal Heart

Drama - Original

John Golden Theatre

  • First Preview: April 19, 2011
  • Opening Date: April 27, 2011
  • Closing Date: July 10, 2011
  • Previews: 10
  • Performances: 86

Playwright: Larry Kramer

Synopsis

The Normal Heart chronicles one man's slow response to the AIDS epidemic as he struggles to create support for himself — and his illness.

Notes:

The Normal Heart premiered Off-Broadway at The Public Theater in 1985. The 2011 Broadway production was considered a revival for the purposes of Tony nominations.

 

Opening Night Cast

Ellen Barkin in The Normal Heart Ellen Barkin Dr. Emma Brookner
Patrick Breen in The Normal Heart Patrick Breen Mickey Marcus
Mark Harelik in The Normal Heart Mark Harelik Ben Weeks
John Benjamin Hickey in The Normal Heart John Benjamin Hickey Felix Turner
Joe Mantello in The Normal Heart Joe Mantello Ned Weeks
Luke Macfarlane in The Normal Heart Luke Macfarlane Craig Donner
Grady
Jim Parsons in The Normal Heart Jim Parsons Tommy Boatwright
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Opening Night Production Credits

Larry Kramer Larry Kramer Writer
  David Van Tieghem Original Music
Joel Grey Joel Grey Director
George C. Wolfe George C. Wolfe Director
David Rockwell David Rockwell Scenic Design
Martin Pakledinaz Martin Pakledinaz Costume Design
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Videos (7)

 

Shows That Opened That Season: 2010 - 2011

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Outstanding Director of a Play Joel Grey
George C. Wolfe
Winner
2011 Outstanding Ensemble Performance   Winner
2011 Outstanding Revival of a Play   Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Distinguished Revival of a Play   Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Special Citation   Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Outstanding Actor in a Play Joe Mantello Nominee
2011 Outstanding Revival of a Play   Winner
2011 Special Achievement Award Ellen Barkin Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Theatre World Award Jim Parsons Winner
2011 Theatre World Award Ellen Barkin Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Actor in a Play Joe Mantello Nominee
2011 Direction of a Play Joel Grey
George C. Wolfe
Nominee
2011 Featured Actor in a Play John Benjamin Hickey Winner
2011 Featured Actress in a Play Ellen Barkin Winner
2011 Revival of a Play   Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jul. 10, 2011 6 $610,431
$689,920
$78,643 $95.20
$198.00
6412
804
8
0
99.69% 0.84%
Jul. 3, 2011 5 $531,788
$637,440
$17,582 $83.64
$198.00
6358
804
8
0
98.85% 1.18%
Jun. 26, 2011 4 $514,206
$637,440
$59,442 $81.85
$198.00
6282
804
8
0
97.67% -1.43%
Jun. 19, 2011 3 $454,764
$637,440
- $71.35
$198.00
6374
804
8
0
99.10% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $2,111,189
$2,602,240
  $83.01 25426
25728
32
0
98.83 %  
Cumulative
  $4,237,705
$7,831,360
  $61.25
$198.00
67970
77184
86
10
88.06 %  
 
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