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 extraordinary masterwork…Details of particular catastrophes can have replaced considering 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 titanic, astonishing 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 remodeling 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 strength can achieve.” -Philadelphia Inquirer
"Angels in the USA is the best drama of our time, chatting with us of a complete period of lifestyles and loss of life as no different play inside reminiscence. It ranks as not anything lower than one of many maximum performs of the 20th century." - John Heilpern, manhattan Observer
“Some playwrights are looking to swap 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 alterations and a brand new creation in occasion of the 20 th anniversary of its unique creation. the most venerated American performs in background, Angels in America was once provided Tony Awards for top 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 got hundreds and hundreds of performances around the globe 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 via 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 paintings of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the current; Brundibar, with illustrations by means 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 common Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg unique 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 by means of President Barack Obama. He lives in long island together with his husband, Mark Harris.