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By Tony Kushner

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama
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 could have replaced when you consider that this Reagan-era AIDS epic gained 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 giant, outstanding play... provocative, witty and deeply upsetting... a looking out and radical rethinking of yankee political drama." - Frank wealthy, New York Times

"A victory for theater, for the remodeling energy of the mind's eye to show devastation into beauty." - John Lahr, New Yorker

“An significantly notable paintings of the mind's eye and mind, a towering instance of what theater stretched to its complete capability can achieve.” -Philadelphia Inquirer

"Angels in the United States is the best drama of our time, chatting with us of a whole period of lifestyles and dying as no different play inside reminiscence. It ranks as not anything lower than one of many maximum performs of the 20th century." - John Heilpern, ny Observer

“Some playwrights are looking to swap the realm. 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 occasion of the 20th anniversary of its unique construction. some of the most venerated American performs in background, Angels in America used to be presented Tony Awards for top Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It used to be made into an Emmy Award-winning HBO movie directed via Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled "A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes," has got 1000's of performances all over the world in additional than twenty-six languages.

Tony Kushner’s performs contain Angels in America; Hydriotaphia, or the loss of life of Dr. Brown; The Illusion, tailored from the play through Pierre Cornelle; Slavs!; A shiny Room known as Day; Homebody/Kabul; Caroline, or Change, a musical with composer Jeanine Tesori; and The clever Homosexual’s consultant 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 paintings of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the current; Brundibar, with illustrations through Maurice Sendak; and Wrestling with Zion: innovative 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 average Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg exceptional Playwright Award. he's a member of the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he was once presented a countrywide Medal of Arts by way of President Barack Obama. He lives in long island along with his husband, Mark Harris.

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