Drama at Noce

The Normal Heart” traces relations among activists and friends dealing with the rise of HIV-AIDS in 1980s New York City.

Noce, the downtown jazz cabaret, is changing its tune from time to time, adding some theatrical shows to its lineup. “We’re excited about expanding our repertoire,” says Noce frontman Max Wellman, starting with the drama “The Normal Heart,” written by Larry Kramer. Set in New York City, the play depicts social interactions among activists and their friends reacting to the rising HIV-AIDS crisis in the early 1980s. Performances start at 7:30 p.m. Tickets ($22)  are available online here.

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