His critical portrayal of society serves to enhance the audience’s awareness of the weakness of the current social order at the time in order to draw their attention to the necessity of change. Ultimately, Kushner wants us to participate in the challenging creation of a…
Essays on Angels in America
by Tony Kushner
Best topics on Angels in America
New York City, Salt Lake City and elsewhere, 1985–1986
Eureka Theatre Company, San Francisco, California
Prior Walter, Roy Cohn, Joe Pitt, Harper Pitt, Hannah Pitt, Louis Ironson, Belize, Ethel Rosenberg, Homeless Woman, Angel
The play focuses on the stories of two troubled couples, one gay - Louis Ironson and his lover Prior Walter, one straight - Joe Pitt and his wife Harper.