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Andrew Garfield Says There's 'No Humanity' in Politics Right Now

Andrew Garield smoulders on the cover of the latest issue of Variety alongside Angels in America playwright Tony Kushner. Here’s what the 34-year-old star of the upcoming Broadway play told the mag: Andrew on spirituality: “I’m interested in the timeless. I think without a spiritual dimension, life becomes meaningless — and I use ‘spiritual’ in [...]

What to see, hear and do this week, February 15–21

THEATER Angels in America. The Actor’s Express production of Tony Kushner’s monumental 1992 play with a cast including Carolyn Cook, Joseph Sykes, Robert Bryan Davis and Parris Sarter enters its final weekend. ArtsATL critics Andrew Alexander and Jim Farmer reviewed Parts One and Two. Through February 17. Actor’s Express. Big Apple Circus. The New York-based...

Angels In Charlotte: How A North Carolina Theater Fought, Won, And Lost A Culture War Over Tony Kushner's Play

Another excerpt from the Dan Kois-Isaac Butler oral history The World Only Spins Forward: The Ascent of 'Angels in America': here, "actors, administrators, and journalists tell the story of one such theater that went to court to fight a local government that wanted to shut the play down - and won." (Until, that is, the […]

‘Eight Loving Arms and All Those Suckers.’

In celebration of New York Magazine’s 50th anniversary, this weekly series, which will continue through October 2018, tells the stories behind key moments that shaped the city’s culture.Tony Kushner’s Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, the two-part, eight-hour play that opened on Broadway in 1993, is the definitive work ... More »

The Wingmen (and Women) of “Angels in America”

Rebecca Mead on a new Broadway production of Tony Kushner’s play, in which puppeteers conjure a heavenly being from feathers and feelings.

Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: An Oral History of ‘Angels in America’

In “The World Only Spins Forward,” Isaac Butler and Dan Kois tell the story of Tony Kushner’s epic play in the words of the artists who made it and the fans who love it.

The Kushner/Spielberg Adaptation of ‘West Side Story’ Is Sure to Be Pretty, Witty and Gay

The Kushner/Spielberg Adaptation of ‘West Side Story’ Is Sure to Be Pretty, Witty and Gay 'West Side Story,' considered to be one of the greatest film musicals ever made, is getting an update from Tony Kushner and Steven Spielberg Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!

Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ Remake is Casting its Leads

Something’s coming, and that something is apparently a remake of “West Side Story,” directed by Steven Spielberg and adapted by Tony Kushner. And while those are two of the biggest names in cinema, the stars of the 20th Century Fox project...Show More Summary

Review: Part one of “Angels in America” jumps off to a strong, though uneven, start

2 months agoUnited States / Atlanta : ArtsATL

Kicking off the 2018 theater year with a bang is the Actor’s Express’ production of Tony Kushner’s much lauded Angels in America, which took home virtually every award (a Tony and a Pulitzer, to name a few) possible after its first part premiered on Broadway in 1993. ArtsATL critics Andrew Alexander and Jim Farmer weigh...

U.S. Officials Warned Kushner About Friend Wendi Deng Murdoch, Says Her Ex-Husband’s Newspaper

The Wall Street Journal report also features former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and a 70-foot-tall Chinese spy tower in D.C.

The Michael Wolff Way

In February 2017, according to Michael Wolff’s new book, Fire And Fury: Inside the Trump White House, Tony Blair met with Jared Kushner in Washington. Blair, the story goes, was eager as ever to please and offered Kushner what WolffShow More Summary

Angels In America's Original Prior Walter Will Now Play Roy Cohn

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Stephen Spinella originated the role of the young AIDS patient at the center of Tony Kushner's drama in its 1991 world premiere, and he won back-to-back Tony Awards for it in 1993 and '94. This spring, in a revival at Berkeley Repertory Theater in California, Spinella will play the part farthest from Prior's type (and, […]

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair denies Trump spying claim

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

A controversial new book claims that Blair shared a “juicy rumor” with Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner.        

George C. Wolfe And Joe Mantello Talk About Directing

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"George C. Wolfe and Joe Mantello go back to the 1990s, when Mantello, as a young actor, starred as Louis in Wolfe's Broadway production of Tony Kushner's Angels in America. In the years that followed, Mantello found himself acting less and directing more. Now, they're formidable colleagues in their prime, as well as great friends, […]

The Year When Bette Stormed Broadway, and Trump ‘Died’ in Central Park: NYC Theater in 2017

3 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The best NYC theater of 2017 spanned Bette Midler in ‘Hello Dolly,’ Jake Gyllenhaal in Sondheim, and Tony Kushner telling The Daily Beast he was planning a play about Donald Trump.

What Oskar Eustis Has Learned From 30 Years of Friendship With Tony Kushner

This piece originally appeared in New York’s 50th anniversary issue, My New York – a special edition that attempts to capture the city’s voice through first-person stories, spoken and written, about how our disparate lives intertwine. Read them all here.“Tony Kushner and I have now shared 30 years together. It’s half my ... More »

Lee Pace Joining Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane in ‘Angels in America’ Broadway Revival

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Lee Pace will join Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane in a forthcoming revival of Tony Kushner’s epic drama Angels in America on Broadway, playing the role of “Joe Pitt”, according to Broadway World: In a joint statement, Mr. Levy and… Read The post Lee Pace Joining Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane in ‘Angels in America’ Broadway Revival appeared first on Towleroad.

‘Angels in America’ to Be Revived on Broadway with Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

  Tony Kushner’s epic play Angels in America is being revived on Broadway 25 years after the original in a production that was staged earlier this year by London’s National Theater. RELATED: ‘Angels in America’ a Career High for Andr… Read The post ‘Angels in America’ to Be Revived on Broadway with Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane appeared first on Towleroad.

‘Angels In America’ Revival With Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield Heads To Broadway

The National Theatre’s acclaimed revival of Tony Kushner’s landmark 1993 play Angels In America: A Gay Fantasia On National Themes has booked a limited Broadway run early next year. Reprising their London performances will be Nathan Lane (F. Show More Summary

Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield’s Angels in America Is Coming From London to Broadway in February

The National Theatre’s production of Angels in America is finally coming to America. Producers Tim Levy and Jordan Roth announced plans to bring the London production of Tony Kushner’s epic two-part drama about AIDS, America, and everything else to Broadway, with performances at the Neil Simon Theater starting February 23 ... More »

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