By Tony Kushner
Angels in the United States: A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes comprises Part One, Millennium Approaches and Part , Perestroika
“Glorious. A huge, subversive, altogether outstanding masterwork…Details of particular catastrophes can have replaced seeing that 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 substantial, impressive 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 remodeling energy of the mind's eye to show devastation into beauty." - John Lahr, New Yorker
“An greatly striking 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, chatting with us of a whole period of existence and demise as no different play inside of reminiscence. It ranks as not anything lower than one of many maximum performs of the 20 th 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 new version of Tony Kushner's masterpiece is released with the author's contemporary alterations and a brand new creation in occasion of the 20 th anniversary of its unique construction. some of the most commemorated American performs in heritage, 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 by means of Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled "A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes," has obtained 1000's of performances world wide 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 via Pierre Cornelle; Slavs!; A vibrant 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 distinctive Playwright Award. he's a member of the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he was once offered a countrywide Medal of Arts by way of President Barack Obama. He lives in long island along with his husband, Mark Harris.