Magic Johnson Show Doesn’t Shy Away From His HIV


Remember that Broadway musical Fela, which told you everything about the lead character’s life — except his HIV?

That would scare away the tourists, you know.

But according to someone on who saw the new Broadway play Magic/Bird, “the disclosure bookends the show.”

Oh, good. Honesty is the best policy, even on Broadway.

The play, by the way, details the intertwined lives of Basketball Hall of Famers Magic Johnson and Larry Bird.

Says someone else who’s seen it:

“It’s really a love story of sorts, with Magic and Larry being the couple.”

Nice! Though I was hoping it was about a magic bird.

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