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'Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes ... Part One: Millennium Approaches'

The Department of Performing Arts hosts four shows of an award-winning play that examines early perceptions of HIV/AIDS and gay rights. "Angels in America" runs April 10-13 in McCrary Theatre.

Photo courtesy of Randy Piland

THURSDAY–SUNDAY, APRIL 10–13
Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes
Part One: Millennium Approaches

Written by Tony Kushner, Directed by Fredrick J. Rubeck
McCrary Theatre, Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, 2 p.m.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and the Tony Award, "Angels In America" remains Kushner’s most broadly known and socially important work. Penned in 1990, the play provided a searing examination of society’s reaction to the HIV/AIDS epidemic and gay rights.

Photo courtesy of Randy Piland

Powerful characters struggled with identity, integrity, inequality and pure survival as the world neared a new millennium with excitement and anxiety.

Admission: $13 or Elon ID (reserved seating). Tickets available March 20.

Eric Townsend,
Staff
4/10/2014 6:00 AM