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National Theatre Live (HD Broadcast):
Angels in America
Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane star in this revival of Tony Kushner’s Tony Award-winning drama set in 1980s NYC.
Part 1: 3h 45m
Sat, Jul 22, 7pm & Sun, Aug 13, 4pm
Part 2: 4h
Sat, Jul 29, 7pm & Sun, Aug 20, 4pm
Marking the 25th Anniversary of Tony Kushner’s Tony Award-winning drama, Marianne Elliott’s (War Horse) revival is an important reminder of just how much attitudes towards homosexuality have altered since 1985, when the play is set. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers (Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane) grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.
“A fascinating piece, historically and theatrically…Kushner’s play perfectly captures the lonely, hallucinatory nature of city life, with little scenarios enacted in isolated boxes, gliding but never colliding.” Daily Mail
Slate: How Tony Kushner’s play became the defining work of American art of the past 25 years.READ FULL ARTICLE
Check out these interviews with the cast:
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