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By Tony Kushner

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Angels in the US: A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes contains Part One, Millennium Approaches and Part , Perestroika

“Glorious. A enormous, subversive, altogether amazing masterwork…Details of particular catastrophes could have replaced because this Reagan-era AIDS epic received 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 immense, brilliant 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 reworking energy of the mind's eye to show devastation into beauty." - John Lahr, New Yorker

“An tremendously awesome 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 dying as no different play inside of 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 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 get together of the 20 th anniversary of its unique creation. essentially the most venerated American performs in background, Angels in America was once offered Tony Awards for most sensible Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It was once made into an Emmy Award-winning HBO movie directed through Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled "A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes," has obtained enormous quantities 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 by means of 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 average Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg exotic 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 via President Barack Obama. He lives in long island together with his husband, Mark Harris.

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