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 huge, subversive, altogether impressive masterwork…Details of particular catastrophes can have replaced considering that this Reagan-era AIDS epic received the Pulitzer and the Tony, however the genuine 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 tremendous, astonishing play... provocative, witty and deeply upsetting... a looking and radical rethinking of yank 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 tremendously awesome paintings of the mind's eye and mind, a towering instance of what theater stretched to its complete power can achieve.” -Philadelphia Inquirer
"Angels in the USA is the best drama of our time, chatting with us of a complete period of existence and dying as no different play inside reminiscence. It ranks as not anything lower than one of many maximum performs of the 20th century." - John Heilpern, long island 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 alterations and a brand new creation in social gathering of the 20th anniversary of its unique creation. the most commemorated American performs in historical past, Angels in America used to be offered Tony Awards for most sensible Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It was once made into an Emmy Award-winning HBO movie directed by way of Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled "A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes," has bought thousands of performances all over the world 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 via Pierre Cornelle; Slavs!; A shiny 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 America and for Steven Spielberg’s Munich and Lincoln. His books include The artwork of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the current; Brundibar, with illustrations via Maurice Sendak; and Wrestling with Zion: innovative 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 commonplace Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg exclusive Playwright Award. he's a member of the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he used to be provided a countrywide Medal of Arts via President Barack Obama. He lives in ny along with his husband, Mark Harris.