Signature Theatre Company presents the eagerly awaited revival of Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama.
|On Sale||jul 31, 2010|
|Preview||sep 14, 2010|
|Opening||oct 28, 2010|
|Closing||apr 24, 2011|
3hrs.. (1 Intermission)
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Set in late 1985 and early 1986, as the first wave of the AIDS epidemic in America is escalating and Ronald Reagan has been elected to a second term in the White House, Millennium Approaches and Perestroika bring together a young gay man with AIDS and his frightened, unfaithful lover; a closeted Mormon lawyer and his valium-addicted wife; the infamous New York lawyer Roy Cohn; an African-American male nurse; a Mormon housewife from Utah; and a steel-winged, prophecy-bearing angel; as well as the ghost of Ethel Rosenberg, an ancient rabbi, the world's oldest living Bolshevik and a Reagan administration functionary, among many others -- all played by a company of eight actors. The lives of these disparate characters intersect, intertwine, collide and are blown apart during a time of heartbreak, reaction and transformation. Ranging from earth to heaven, from the political to the intimate to the visionary and supernatural.
Please note: Millennium Approaches and Perestroika will be performed in repertory. To get tickets to Perestroika, click here.
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This first off-Broadway mounting of Tony Kushner’s Tony-winning play retains the epic scope of the 1993 Broadway premiere production, despite being presented on the relatively small stage of Signature Theatre Company’s Peter Norton Space. A pair of rotating set pieces transforms the ...