The region's theaters remain dark as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to prevent traditional indoor public stagings. But as we've reported previously here on Midday, the shows must - and do - go on, through a rich variety of live-streamed and pre-recorded streaming productions. Midday theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck joins Tom today to tell us about some upcoming and continuing virtual theater events. Notable among them is the first-ever live streaming this Sunday (June 28) at 7pm of the recorded 2013 production of The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me, by Obie Award-winning actor and playwright David Drake, with The Provincetown Theater. The show, directed by Tony nominee Robert La Fosse, weaves threads of the LGBTQ coming-out experience with the story of veteran AIDS activist and playwright Larry Kramer (who passed away just three weeks ago). It features an all-star cast, including Mr. Drake, Tony Award-winners BD Wong (M. Butterfly) and Andre de Shields (Hadestown, Ain’t Misbehavin’), plus 3-time Tony nominee Robin de Jesus (In the Heights, Boys in the Band), and Tony-nominated star Rory O’Malley (Book of Mormon). Here are links to the virtual theater events Judy mentioned today, and others to check out: The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me, 7 pm Sunday, June 28: or go to this YouTube channel. New York Times "Offstage" Paula Vogel's Bard at the Gate Hamilton on Disney+ beginning July 3 Freestyle Love Supreme on Hulu July 17 and Lincoln Center at Home
Rousuck On Theater: Drake's "Larry Kramer" And Other Streaming Treats
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