This week, the Chicago Tribune’s Chris Jones joins the three critics to talk about ‘Hamilton’ on tour. Plus, ‘Angels in America,’ a history play or newly relevant?
College students question an editorial in which a university professor lamented the hurdles of teaching Kushner’s gay fantasia.
What do we owe to this quarter-century-old American classic? More life.
Tony Taccone, a co-pilot for the first flight of ‘Angels in America,’ brings Kushner’s epic back home to Berkeley.
A role as the gay Mormon lawyer in ‘Angels in America’ on Broadway brings the Texas-born actor back to a play that helped make him an actor.
The National Theatre revival, now headed for Broadway, brings an American play’s long London history full circle.
This epic ‘gay fantasia’ emerged from the recession-wracked regional theatre of the early 1990s, but the field may be even more risk-averse now.
It’s not just all the arduous unpacking: AIDS, Reagan, the closet, Mormons. It’s also that the play’s millennial dread seems puzzling to post-millennials.
A massive new oral history recreates the drama behind Kushner’s modern epic, but does it do his ideas justice?
A new Atlanta revival of Kushner’s epic asks the big questions and finds fresh answers.