‘The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me’ at Wimbledon

‘The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me’ at Wimbledon

Posted by Eyes of Lady Wimbledon | 17 February 2022 | Arts & Culture, Out & About, What's On

At New Wimbledon Theatre, there is a new, exciting show on until the 26th February….

‘The Night Larry Kramer Kissed me’ is a charming and emotional story about one man’s journey of self-discovery during the Aids Crisis. What makes this show stand out is that the incredible John Bell (Outlander, The Hobbit, Wrath of the Titans) is the sole actor, yet so easily engages the audience through vivid storytelling, subtle set changes and sound.

Source: Mark Senior

Broken up into a series of stories, Drake documents a gay man’s journey of self discovery. From being a child trying to understand his place in the world to an adult trying to protect himself from homophobic violence. The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me exposes the sexual, emotional, and political desire at the heart of gay America shared by a whole generation of gay men and women.

Source: Mark Senior

The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me premiered at New York’s Perry Street Theater, and played for a full year off-Broadway, making it one of the longest running solo shows in New York. David Drake won multiple awards for his writing and performance of The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me, including an Obie Award for performance in 1993, and two Dramalogue Awards in the same year. He was also nominated for a Lambda Literary Award the following year.

Source: Mark Senior

Watching the show myself, I was deeply moved by John Bells acting. Stood on the same small stage for 1 Hour 15 Minutes he managed to transform the space into a gym, club, childhood home, apartment and theatre effortlessly. The writing of Drake has the capability to make you laugh and cry moments apart. With this said, I think The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me is well worth seeing while it is still at New Wimbledon Theatre.


Written By Jenny Mckimm| Content Creator for Eyes of Lady Wimbledon

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