By Tony Kushner
Angels in the USA: A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes contains Part One, Millennium Approaches and Part , Perestroika
“Glorious. A enormous, subversive, altogether striking masterwork…Details of particular catastrophes can have replaced due to the fact this Reagan-era AIDS epic gained the Pulitzer and the Tony, however the actual 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 tremendous, surprising 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 reworking strength of the mind's eye to show devastation into beauty." - John Lahr, New Yorker
“An greatly notable 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 USA is the best drama of our time, talking to 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 20 th century." - John Heilpern, manhattan 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 re-creation of Tony Kushner's masterpiece is released with the author's fresh adjustments and a brand new advent in occasion of the 20th anniversary of its unique construction. essentially the most commemorated American performs in historical past, 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 by means of Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled "A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes," has acquired hundreds and hundreds of performances around the world in additional than twenty-six languages.
Tony Kushner’s performs contain Angels in America; Hydriotaphia, or the dying of Dr. Brown; The Illusion, tailored from the play through Pierre Cornelle; Slavs!; A brilliant 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 artwork of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the current; Brundibar, with illustrations via 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 normal Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg distinctive Playwright Award. he's a member of the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he was once provided a countrywide Medal of Arts by way of President Barack Obama. He lives in big apple together with his husband, Mark Harris.