Angels in America Pt. 1: Millennium Approaches
National Theatre Broadcast

  July 20, 2017, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Program Fee: $21 / Youth $10.50

Program Fee Member: $18

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America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. This new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play is directed by Olivier and Tony award winning director Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse), and stars Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge, The Amazing Spider-Man). 

In the first part of Tony Kushner's epic, set in 1980's New York City, a gay man is abandoned by his lover when he contracts the AIDS virus, and a closeted Mormon lawyer's marriage to his pill-popping wife stalls. Other characters include the infamous McCarthy-ite lawyer Roy Cohn, Ethel Rosenberg, a former drag queen who works as a nurse, and an angel.      

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