Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes

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    Tony Kushner in his drama called “Angels in America a gay fantasia on national themes”, in which, the story focuses mainly on the characters: Prior Walter and Roy Cohn, who receive a definite time of living due to their illness called Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or AIDs. Initially, the news of their…

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    Written during one of the toughest times in politics, with a theme not many seem to understand Tony Kushner’s’ Angels in America: Millennium Approaches with, departing Artistic Director Kate Cherry, and the final year Fine Arts Acting Faculty students lead this theatrical masterpiece of a production with diverse results. The company showcased the 3-hour beginning act of the two-act gay fantasia and what an intriguing three hours it was. With plot exploring with the multiple key points of…

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    Angels in America: Millennium Approaches exhibited a dynamic performance at Round House Theatre in Bethesda. The deep character development, plots, themes, and spectacles meshed together to create a theatrical experience that I thoroughly enjoyed. To begin, Angels in America had multiple messages throughout the show due to the different conflicts that existed amongst characters. One main theme and message that I felt was to stay true to yourself and always be who you really are. I feel this is a…

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    I chose to do Angels in America because I had heard of it before, and as I was searching through the Tony Award’s for the Best Play’s, looking for something impressive to perform, I saw a familiar name and decided I would give it a go. Originally I wanted to do a piece by Prior, but as I read the play I liked the idea of trying out Roy’s character more, so I changed it. My goal was to capture what I imagine was Tony Kushner’s idea of the character and portray him correctly, and also to…

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    Altruism and Egotism in Love: Comparing Doubt and Angels in America The plays Doubt by J. P. Shanley and Angels in America by Tony Kushner challenge interpretations surrounding the politics of love. Both plays tangle matters of the heart and mind, which figuratively interplay in character relationships to relay precepts of love. In spite of this similarity, the plays differ in how love is essentially attitudinally defined and perceived. Doubt depicts love as a static entity that is grounded in…

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