DAVID RUMELLE STARS AS NED WEEKS IN "THE NORMAL HEART" BY LARRY KRAMER. 1994 -MIDLAND ARTS CENTRE,BIRMINGHAM)
David Rumelle directed,produced ,designed and starred  in the central autobiographical role in Larry Kramer's ground-breaking play.

 

This was David's 2nd production-produced in association with his award winning company-THEATRE COMPOUND.

 

 

 CAST

(IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE)

Craig Donner- Paul Dore

Mickey Marcus- Simon Coleman

David-A.Raymond Barnes 

Ned Weeks-David Rumelle

Dr Emma Brookner-Roz Kincaid

Bruce Niles-Peter Aston

Felix Turner-Scott Warden

Ben Weeks-David Pearce

Tommy Boatwright-A.Raymond Barnes

Hiram Keebler-Paul Dore

Examining Doctors/Orderlies-Paul Dore & A.Raymond Barnes 

 

PRODUCTION CREDITS:

Director- David Rumelle

Lighting Design/Operator-Peter Laver

Sound/Video Operator- Chris Way

Publicity and Printing- Beachguild Ltd

Set Design/Construction- Theatre Compound

Furniture-Birmingham School of Speech and Drama

 

WATCH THE COMPLETE SHOW-RECORDED LIVE AT MIDLAND ARTS CENTRE-5TH TO 8TH OCTOBER 1994 

ACT 1 

SCENE  1.The office of Emma Brookner-July 1981

 

SCENE 2.The New York Times Office September 1981 

SCENE 3.Ben's Law Office-October 1981

 

SCENE 4.Ned's Apartment-November 1981

 

SCENE 5.Ned's Apartment - March 1982

 

SCENE 6. Ben's Law Office- May 1982

 

SCENE 7. Ned's Apartment- October 1982

 

 ACT 2

 SCENE 1.Emma's apartment-October 1982

 

SCENE 2. A Meeting Room in City Hall-October 1982

 

SCENE 3.Emma's Office -October 1982

 

SCENE 4: The Organisations Old Office-February 1983

(PART 1) 

 

Part 2. 

SCENE 5: Emma & The Examining Doctor -April 1983

 

 

SCENE 6. The Organisation's new offices to be-April 1983 

 

SCENE 7:Ned's Apartment-May 1984

SCENE 8. Ned's Apartment- Later

 

SCENE 9. A Hospital Room-May 1984 

 

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