By Tony Kushner
A revised variation of 1 of the main influential performs of our time, released with a brand new foreword via the author.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Angels in the United States: A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes comprises Part One, Millennium Approaches and Part , Perestroika
“Glorious. A huge, subversive, altogether notable masterwork…Details of particular catastrophes can have replaced considering 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 great, incredible play... provocative, witty and deeply upsetting... a looking and radical rethinking of yankee political drama." - Frank wealthy, New York Times
"A victory for theater, for the reworking energy of the mind's eye to show devastation into beauty." - John Lahr, New Yorker
“An vastly extraordinary paintings of the mind's eye and mind, a towering instance of what theater stretched to its complete strength can achieve.” -Philadelphia Inquirer
"Angels in the US is the best drama of our time, talking to us of a whole period of existence and demise as no different play inside reminiscence. It ranks as not anything under one of many maximum performs of the 20 th century." - John Heilpern, New York Observer
“Some playwrights are looking to switch 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 contemporary adjustments and a brand new advent in party of the 20th anniversary of its unique construction. probably the most venerated American performs in background, Angels in the USA was once presented Tony Awards for most sensible 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 globe 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 through Pierre Cornelle; Slavs!; A shiny Room referred to 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 the US and for Steven Spielberg’s Munich and Lincoln. His books comprise The artwork of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the Present; Brundibar, with illustrations through 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 exclusive Playwright Award. he's a member of the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he used to be presented a countrywide Medal of Arts via President Barack Obama. He lives in long island along with his husband, Mark Harris.
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