Joe Mantello
(© Tristan Fuge)
Joe Mantello
(© Tristan Fuge)
Additional cast and creative team have been announced for the Broadway revival of The Normal Heart. Joel Grey, working with George C Wolfe, will direct the production, which, as previously announced, will begin performances at the Golden Theatre on April 19 before opening on April 27.

The play focuses on the terrifying early years of the AIDS epidemic in New York. It was originally produced by the Public Theatre in 1985 and was revived there in 2004.

The company will feature Joe Mantello (Ned Weeks), John Benjamin Hickey (Felix Turner), Ellen Barkin (Dr. Emma Brookner), Jim Parsons (Tommy Boatwright), Lee Pace (Bruce Niles), Patrick Breen (Mickey Marcus), and Luke MacFarlane (Craig Donner/Grady).

The design team includes David Rockwell (sets), Martin Pakledinaz (costumes), David Weiner (lighting), David Van Tieghem (sound), and Batwin & Robin (projections).

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