“Beyond Stonewall: Vital Voices in American Playwriting” Features Terrence McNally, Larry Kramer, Matthew Lopez, and Lucy Thurber

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In the decades since Stonewall, as society’s attitudes towards the LGBTQ community have dramatically evolved and progressed, so has the presence on stage of LGBTQ characters and voices. As part of its months-long series of events recognizing the legacy and impact of Stonewall in its 50th anniversary year, NYU will bring together some of the most prominent activists and creative voices in American theater to offer a provocative take on Stonewall and the stage in “Beyond Stonewall: Vital Voices in American Playwriting.”


  • Terrence McNally - playwright, librettist, screenwriter
  • Larry Kramer - playwright, author, public health advocate
  • Matthew Lopez - playwright
  • Lucy Thurber - playwright, librettist
  • Tom Kirdahy (moderator) - lawyer, activist, and theater producer

WHEN: Monday, February 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm

WHERE: NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place, Manhattan

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