Queers Part 2 The Old Vic Theatre 31 July 2017 Four stars In the first set of monologues curated by Mark Gatiss under the banner of Queers at the Old Vic, we were given insights into the gay lives of three men and a woman over the past century as they sought happiness against the […]
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Let’s be clear about this, Angels in America is not a play. It’s an event, the equivalent of box set binge viewing. This brilliantly acted production takes days to process and will stay with you…maybe until the next revival. Epic, extraordinary, breathtaking- and here’s another cliché- fight for a ticket!
It’s hard to avoid the word ‘epic’ when discussing Tony Kushner’s play, the sweep and ambition is still broad and astonishing.
We are pleased to bring you these great rehearsal images by Helen Maybanks for the upcoming National Theatre production of Angels In America : A Gay Fantasia On National Themes being directed by Marianne Elliott. America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with […]
Tovey gives a first rate performance. He attacks the part with every fibre of his being and gives the dialogue more joy and menace than it deserves. Even he, however, struggles to make the peculiar second Act interesting and plausible.