“The Great Work Begins” Again?
Angels in America – a Gay Fantasia on American themes, Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize winning, two part, epic saga about life, love, and the politics of the AIDS crisis during the willful neglect of Reaganism is eyeing a return to Broadway 25 years after it first stunned audiences.
London’s National Theatre production starring Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge), Russel Tovey (Looking), and the incomparable Nathan Lane as Roy Cohn is reportedly looking to transfer to Broadway after it completes its run across the pond later this summer. Reviews have been overwhelmingly positive calling it,
“A blistering production. The entire cast are superb!” – What’s on Stage
“Beautifully staged by Marianne Elliott. Astonishing performances. Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane excel!” – Guardian
“Unflinching. Visual glory. Each major performance is meticulous!” – Observer
To this news we say, “Greetings Prophet…”
(Main photo credit: Jason Bell
Production photos by Helen Maybanks)
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