Ned, a gay activist, and writer in the 1980s, struggles to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS, a disease which was still unidentified at the time. As time passes, the disease reaches epidemic status, while the media coverage of the issue remains stubbornly absent because of the disease’s “selective” nature.

The Normal Heart is a play about gay identities, about the humanity of those who are so often dehumanized, and is a story of loss, indignation and resistance.