Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Angels in the USA: A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes comprises Part One, Millennium Approaches and Part , Perestroika
“Glorious. A enormous, subversive, altogether impressive masterwork…Details of particular catastrophes can have replaced on account 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 colossal, remarkable 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 reworking strength of the mind's eye to show devastation into beauty." - John Lahr, New Yorker
“An significantly 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, chatting with us of a whole period of lifestyles and loss of life as no different play inside of reminiscence. It ranks as not anything below one of many maximum performs of the 20th century." - John Heilpern, long island 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 get together of the 20th anniversary of its unique construction. some of the most commemorated American performs in background, Angels in America used to be 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 acquired 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 demise of Dr. Brown; The Illusion, tailored from the play through 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 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 typical Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg special Playwright Award. he's a member of the yank Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he was once provided a countrywide Medal of Arts through President Barack Obama. He lives in ny along with his husband, Mark Harris.