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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WATCH LIVE: #OlivierAwards shortlists announced today, Video & live-tweeting

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Shortlists for the 2017 Olivier Awards with Mastercard are announced at 12:00 GMT today. Watch the live video and follow along with @MyTheatreMates‘ live-tweets right here! Want to contribute? Tweet @MyTheatreMates also using the #OlivierAwards hashtag and we’ll pull you into our stream, all saved here for posterity! Today’s announcements are hosted by 2016 Olivier Award winners Denise Gough (Best Actress …

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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 …

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NEWS: Rufus Norris announces 2017 National Theatre season

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artistic director Rufus Norris announced the flagship institution’s 2017 season which will include four world premieres – including a current work-in-progress on the state of Brexit Britain – two European premieres and new work by Inua Ellams, Yaёl Farber, DC Moore, Lindsey Ferrentino and Nina Raine.