The Normal Heart
Felix Turner, a New York Times fashion writer who falls in love with AIDS activist Ned Weeks.
A Broadway veteran thanks to turns in Love! Valour! Compassion! and Cabaret, Hickey can currently be seen on Showtime's The Big C as Laura Linney’s homeless brother.
Other Honors for This Role:
—Drama League nomination for Distinguished Performance
This is Hickey’s first Tony Award nomination.
Talk about a busy schedule! Hickey currently spends his afternoons in Connecticut filming season two of The Big C and returns to New York City at night to perform The Normal Heart.
“I was not prepared for what an unbelievably prescient, relevant, ticking-time-bomb of a play [The Normal Heart] remains. One of the most stunning things about the play is how little it’s aged.” —Hickey in an interview with Broadway.com on 5/3/11