Angels in America: Perestroika

Play - Original

Walter Kerr Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 23, 1993
  • Opening Date: November 23, 1993
  • Closing Date: December 4, 1994
  • Previews: 26
  • Performances: 216

Playwright: Tony Kushner

Synopsis

In the second part of Tony Kushner's epic tale of AIDS, homosexuality and religion in 1980s New York, the plague of the illness worsens, relationships fall apart as new ones form, and unexpected friendships take form.

 

Opening Night Cast

Kathleen Chalfant in Angels in America: Perestroika Kathleen Chalfant Prelapsarianov
Council of Principalities
Henry
Hannah Pitt
Rabbi Chemelwitz
Ethel Rosenberg
David Marshall Grant in Angels in America: Perestroika David Marshall Grant Joe Pitt
Council of Principalities
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Opening Night Production Credits

Tony Kushner Tony Kushner Writer
  Anthony Davis Original Music
George C. Wolfe George C. Wolfe Director
Robin Wagner Robin Wagner Scenic Design
Toni-Leslie James Toni-Leslie James Costume Design
  Jules Fisher Lighting Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1993 - 1994

 
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Awards


Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1993 Most Promising Male Performer Joe Mantello Winner

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Outstanding Actor in a Play Stephen Spinella Winner
1994 Outstanding Actress in a Play Kathleen Chalfant Nominee
1994 Outstanding Play Tony Kushner Winner
1994 Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play Ron Leibman Nominee
1994 Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play Jeffrey Wright Winner
1994 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play Marcia Gay Harden Nominee

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Best Play Tony Kushner Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Outstanding Director of a Play George C. Wolfe Winner
1994 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Actor in a Play Stephen Spinella Winner
1994 Direction of a Play George C. Wolfe Nominee
1994 Featured Actor in a Play David Marshall Grant Nominee
1994 Featured Actor in a Play Jeffrey Wright Winner
1994 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Jules Fisher Nominee
1994 Play Tony Kushner Winner
 
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