The good folks at RTP sometimes have too many shows for us to be on top of, but when something as high caliber as their production of Angels In America comes back, even for one night, we feel like we should shout out where we can. Check out details below and pick up tickets to the show here!
Angels in America: Perestroika
directed by Bo Wilson
starring Kylie Clark, Andrew Etheredge, Andrew Firda, Deejay Gray, Audra Honaker, Boomie Pedersen, Alexander Sapp and Matt Shofner.
Last year, Richmond Triangle Players produced one of the most lauded plays of the 20th Century,Angels in America: Millennium Approaches, in a highly acclaimed production. Now, we complete the circle with the sequel and resolution to this astounding work,
in a staged reading featuring the original RTP cast.
The second half of Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic Angels in America, Perestroika steers the characters introduced in Millennium Approaches from the opportunistic eighties to a new sense of community in the nineties. The plague of the AIDS worsens, relationships fall apart as new ones form, and unexpected friendships take shape. And the mission of the Angel becomes clear.
Proceeds will benefit the Richmond Theater Artists’ Fund.
“Not only a stunning resolution of the resounding human drama of Millennium Approaches, but also a true millennial work of art.”–Frank Rich, The New York Times