By Tony Kushner
Angels in the United States: A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes contains Part One, Millennium Approaches and Part , Perestroika
“Glorious. A enormous, subversive, altogether awesome masterwork…Details of particular catastrophes can have replaced seeing that this Reagan-era AIDS epic received the Pulitzer and the Tony, however the genuine cosmic and human obsessions—power, faith, intercourse, accountability, the way forward for the world—are as perilous, but as falling-down humorous, as ever.” –Linda Winer, Newsday
"A titanic, astonishing play... provocative, witty and deeply upsetting... a looking out and radical rethinking of yank political drama." - Frank wealthy, New York Times
"A victory for theater, for the reworking strength of the mind's eye to show devastation into beauty." - John Lahr, New Yorker
“An significantly extraordinary paintings of the mind's eye and mind, a towering instance of what theater stretched to its complete power can achieve.” -Philadelphia Inquirer
"Angels in the US is the best drama of our time, chatting with us of a complete period of existence and demise as no different play inside reminiscence. It ranks as not anything below one of many maximum performs of the 20th century." - John Heilpern, long island Observer
“Some playwrights are looking to switch the area. a few are looking to revolutionize theater. Tony Kushner is that rarity of rarities: a author who has the promise to do both.” -New York Times
This new version of Tony Kushner's masterpiece is released with the author's fresh alterations and a brand new creation in social gathering of the 20th anniversary of its unique creation. some of the most venerated American performs in heritage, Angels in America used to be provided Tony Awards for most sensible Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It was once made into an Emmy Award-winning HBO movie directed via Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled "A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes," has acquired 1000s of performances all over the world in additional than twenty-six languages.
Tony Kushner’s performs comprise Angels in America; Hydriotaphia, or the demise of Dr. Brown; The Illusion, tailored from the play by way of Pierre Cornelle; Slavs!; A vivid Room known as Day; Homebody/Kabul; Caroline, or Change, a musical with composer Jeanine Tesori; and The clever Homosexual’s advisor to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures. He wrote the screenplays for Mike Nichols’s movie of Angels in America and for Steven Spielberg’s Munich and Lincoln. His books include The artwork of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the current; Brundibar, with illustrations by way of Maurice Sendak; and Wrestling with Zion: revolutionary Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, co-edited with Alisa Solomon.
Among many honors, Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, Tony Awards, 3 Obie Awards, night general Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg exceptional Playwright Award. he's a member of the yank Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he used to be provided a countrywide Medal of Arts by way of President Barack Obama. He lives in big apple along with his husband, Mark Harris.
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