September, 25 2022 | 5:00 pm
305 South Campbell Avenue Springfield, Missouri 65806
“Remembering the Normal Heart Controversy in Springfield, Missouri” documents how the Missouri State University Theatre Department’s fall 1989 decision to produce the play “The Normal Heart,” about the politics and early stages of the AIDS epidemic, caused a controversy that escalated to the national stage.
Join Executive Producer Patty Moore afterwards for a panel discussion featuring journalists, archivists and others who were there as they discuss how the episode galvanized the local LGBTQIA+ community and efforts to preserve Springfield’s LGBTQIA+ history.
A Preserving the Ozarks event, this screening is free courtesy of the Springfield-Greene County Library.