Early 1980s New York.
A new virus is infecting gay men across the city.
As the rising death toll is ignored by government and the medical establishment, fear and confusion turns to rage and division.
Using this anger, writer and activist Ned Weeks sets out to unite the community in their fight for recognition and right to survive.
Marking 35 years since its explosive UK premiere, Dominic Cooke (Follies) directs Larry Kramer’s groundbreaking play about the American AIDS crisis.
A snapshot of a crisis: Hailey Bachrach reviews Larry Kramer’s polemical but dated AIDS play
The seminal piece returns
Kramer’s words can still stir 30 years on
A fascinating mirror of debates with raw power
Larry Kramer’s modern AIDS classic retains all of its passionate glory
Poignant and powerful account of the Aids epidemic
Aids drama from 1985 that’s lost none of its tragic power
When it hits its stride, Larry Kramer’s 1985 Aids drama still feels thrillingly urgent
Timely and essential revival of Larry Kramer’s Aids drama
Remains undimmed by time
A reverential but drab revival for the pioneering Aids play