Harvey Fierstein, Tony Kushner, Edie Windsor, Lorna Luft, Lea DeLaria, Chita Rivera, Joel Grey, and George Takei were among the activists and artists who made a historic visit to the civil rights landmark.
In celebration of NYC Pride, we revisit The Stonewall Portraits, which gathered members of the theatre community to The Stonewall Inn—the site of the 1969 uprising that ignited the modern LGBTQ Rights Movement. The first riot took place 49 years ago on June 28, 1969.
In 1995, the Six Degrees of Separation actor made his Broadway debut in Terrence McNally’s Love! Valour! Compassion! and shared how he felt playing one of the gay “old marrieds” in this milestone play.