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Nowt so queer as folk: Recapping the National Theatre’s queer theatre season

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It feels important to recognise what the NT (and the Old Vic) were trying to achieve, though. Queer Theatre looked “at how theatre has charted the LGBT+ experience through a series of rehearsed readings, exhibitions, talks and screenings” and if only one looked at lesbian women, two of the readings were written by women.

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ANGELS IN AMERICA – National Theatre

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In the many aspects of Angels in America that there are to enjoy and appreciate, the richness of Tony Kushner’s writing was not one that I was particularly expecting. But at several points throughout the many, many hours of the two-show press day, it felt like Kushner was almost writing in pull-quotes, such was the vividness of the language that was resonating from the stage of the Lyttelton.






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PHOTOS: Full galleries of #AngelsInAmerica’s Millennium Approaches & Perestroika

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#AngelsInAmerica has been trending on Twitter during today’s theatrical marathon press day (4 May 2017). Ahead of the critics delivering their judgment on Marianne Elliott‘s 25th anniversary production of Tony Kushner‘s two-part epic, we’re celebrating with the full photo galleries of both parts of Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes – Part One: Millennium Approaches and Part …

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PHOTOS: Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, Denise Gough & Angels in America cast in rehearsal

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Rehearsal photos are released today of the National Theatre’s forthcoming 25th anniversary revival of Tony Kushner‘s two-part epic Angels in America, which opens at the National’s Lyttelton Theatre on 4 May 2017, following previews from 11 April America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, …

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Photos & quotes: First look at Andrew Garfield & his Angels in America co-stars

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The National Theatre has today released first-look images and quotes for the stars of its upcoming revival of Tony Kushner’s epic ‘gay fantasia on national themes’ Angels in America, which opens in the NT Lyttelton Theatre on 4 May 2017, following previews from 11 April. Public booking opens 20 January. America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS …