Close Sidebar
This show closed on June 30, 2018

About A Letter to Harvey Milk

A Letter To Harvey Milk is a tale of friendship and loss, which explores the grip of the past and the hard-won acceptance set in motion by the most unexpected people.

San Francisco. 1986. When Harry, an amiable but intensely lonely retired kosher butcher, decides on impulse to take a writing class at the local senior center, he finds an unexpected alliance with Barbara, a young lesbian writing teacher.

Harry fulfills a writing assignment to compose a letter to someone from his past who's dead. He writes not to his late wife Frannie, but to Harvey Milk, the first openly gay political leader in California. Barbara is stunned. Harry's letter evokes life-changing revelations and helps to forge an unlikely bond, one that neither could have foreseen.

"Surprisingly fierce little musical. Brimming with warmth and clandestine power, this is one of those musicals that stows away in your heart without you even noticing." – Zachary Stewart, Theater Mania

Run Time


Start Date

End Date


May be inappropriate for 12 and under. Children under 4 will not be permitted.

Theatre Row - The Acorn Theatre

410 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

A Letter to Harvey Milk tickets on TodayTix

Tickets are not currently available. Set an alert and we’ll tell you when more tickets go on sale.