Angels in America, Part One by Tony Kushner
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Pulitzer Prize-winner for Drama, 1993. The first part of Tony Kushner's epic drama of America in the 1980s. "A vast, miraculous play.... provocative, witty and deeply upsetting.... a searching and radical rethinking of American political drama."--Frank Rich, The New York Times ¶"Daring and dazzling! The most ambitious American play of our time."--Jack Kroll, Newsweek
 

About Tony Kushner

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Tony Kushner's plays include A Bright Room Called Day and Slavs!; as well as adaptations of Corneille's The Illusion, Ansky's The Dybbuk, Brecht's The Good Person of Szecguan and Goethe's Stella. Current projects include: Henry Box Brown or The Mirror of Slavery; and two musical plays: St. Cecilia or The Power of Music and Caroline or Change. His collaboration with Maurice Sendak on an American version of the children's opera, Brundibar, appeared in book form Fall 2003. Kushner grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and he lives in New York.
 
Published April 1, 1993 by Theatre Communications Group. 119 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography, Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Examiner

San Diego, CA---Ion Theatre Company, under the leadership of Claudio Raygoza and Glen Paris (who were named Producers of the Year by the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle in 2011), has gone and done it again.

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The Columbus Dispatch

In the intimate new production at Otterbein University’s Campus Center Theatre, the long three-act play — the first half of Tony Kushner’s ambitious seven-hour work — is equal parts historical artifact and touching meditation on the ways that human beings, for better or worse, deal with impending...

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Lincoln Journal Star

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Broad Street Review

Cohn is visited by the ghost of Ethel Rosenberg, whom Cohn detested.

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Splash Magazine

Although Angels is an epic creation — with 59 scenes that cut between New York City, Antarctica, Salt Lake City and, naturally, the heavens above — staging it in an epic space would mean foregoing the intimacy in which Kushner’s work can flower.

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Twin Cities Daily Planet

The actress playing Hannah also plays the role of the Rabbi who is supposed to open the play, presiding over the funeral of Louis’ grandmother, someone else Louis abandoned, presaging his coming abandonment of Prior.

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Twin Cities Daily Planet

If the first scene of the play is playing out in a completely different part of the theater than the second scene, you can have the second scene all set up and ready to go.

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