Theatre has the ability to entertain, educate and/or inspire an audience. It is a rare occurrence when a piece has the ability to achieve all three. The Normal Heart is that exception and for that reason should be mandatory viewing for all gay men under the age of 40. In a not so distant past our community endured a plague and the world remained silent. We have come such a long way but HIV/AIDS is still out there and should not be ignored or underestimated. Those who do not learn their history are doomed to repeat it.
And, Wendy’s drug problem.
Music from this episode includes “Seasons of Love” from the original Broadway Cast of RENT