Tony Kushner's Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes PDF
By Tony Kushner
A revised version of 1 of the main influential performs of our time, released with a brand new foreword by way of the author.
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 notable 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 substantial, fantastic 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 energy of the mind's eye to show devastation into beauty." - John Lahr, New Yorker
“An drastically remarkable paintings of the mind's eye and mind, a towering instance of what theater stretched to its complete capability can achieve.” -Philadelphia Inquirer
"Angels in the USA is the best drama of our time, talking to us of a complete period of lifestyles and loss of life as no different play inside reminiscence. It ranks as not anything under one of many maximum performs of the 20th century." - John Heilpern, New York 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 new version of Tony Kushner's masterpiece is released with the author's fresh adjustments and a brand new creation in occasion of the 20th anniversary of its unique construction. the most commemorated American performs in background, Angels in the United States used to be presented Tony Awards for top 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 hundreds and hundreds of performances world wide in additional than twenty-six languages.
Tony Kushner’s performs comprise Angels in America; Hydriotaphia, or the dying of Dr. Brown; The Illusion, tailored from the play via Pierre Cornelle; Slavs!; A vibrant 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 paintings of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the Present; 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 special 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 ny along with his husband, Mark Harris.
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Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes (Revised and Complete Edition) by Tony Kushner