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Theater & art

Stage Review

‘Normal Heart,’ uncommon heartbreak

At the end of “The Normal Heart,” when a Zeitgeist Stage Company member handed me a red ribbon, I was too choked up to look him in the eye.

Nearly 30 years after Larry Kramer’s “The Normal Heart” became a rallying cry in the fight against AIDS, Zeitgeist Stage’s production chronicles the fury but captures the heartbreak of this love story.

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