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NT LIVE: Angels in America Part 2: Perestroika (15)
Thu, 27th July, 2017 @ 19:00pm - 22:30pm
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.
★★★★★“Marianne Elliott directs this courageous revival of Tony Kushner’s classic with immense rigour, underpinned by piercingly authentic performances. A true theatrical epic “Evening Standard
The cast includes Andrew Garfield playing Prior Walter, Denise Gough playing Harper Pitt, Nathan Lane playing Roy Cohn, James McArdle playing Louis Ironson and Rusell Tovey playing Joe Pitt.
★★★★★“The show’s a start-to-finish sensation. The performances and the plays absolutely fly” Daily Telegraph
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). Part One: Millennium Approaches was first performed at the National Theatre in 1992 and was followed by Part Two: Perestroika the following year.