Angels in America
A Gay Fantasia on National Themes: Part One: Millennium Approaches Part Two: Perestroika
By Tony Kushner
(Theatre Communications Group, Paperback, 9781559362313, 304pp.)
Publication Date: November 2003
Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning play is now an epic HBO Films event directed by Mike Nichols.
Tony Kushner's plays include A Bright Room Called Day and Slavs!; as well as adaptations of Corneille's The Illusion, Ansky's The Dybbuk, Brecht's The Good Person of Szecguan and Goethe's Stella. Current projects include: Henry Box Brown or The Mirror of Slavery; and two musical plays: St. Cecilia or The Power of Music and Caroline or Change. His collaboration with Maurice Sendak on an American version of the children's opera, Brundibar, appeared in book form Fall 2003. Kushner grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and he lives in New York.