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National Theatre (Cottesloe) (London, )
(Waterloo) South Bank
London,

Schedule

3 hour and 30 minutes; 1 intermission

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In Angels of America, Lane inherits the role of Roy Cohn – a closeted, power-hungry right-wing attorney who succumbs to the peril of AIDS – made famous onscreen by Al Pacino and on Broadway by Ron Leibman. Over the course of the play’s two parts, Cohn (as written by Kushner) is revealed as a man of villainy and viciousness, but also of deep loneliness and haunted self-hate.


Review Roundup: National Theatre's ANGELS IN AMERICA, starring Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane & MoreReview Roundup: National Theatre's ANGELS IN AMERICA, starring Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane & More
by Review Roundups - May 5, 2017

The National Theatre's 2017 revival of Tony Kushner's landmark work Angels in America just opened in London, starring Stuart Angell, Mark Arnold, Arun Blair-Mangat, Susan Brown, Laura Caldow, Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Kate Harper, John Hastings, Claire Lambert, Nathan Lane, Amanda Lawrence, James McArdle, Becky Namgauds, Mateo Oxley, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Russell Tovey, Paksie Vernon, Stan West and Lewis Wilkins. (more...)

BWW Review: ANGELS IN AMERICA, National TheatreBWW Review: ANGELS IN AMERICA, National Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 5, 2017

Tony Kushner's landmark two-part play begins at a funeral, with a rabbi solemnly naming a woman's surviving relatives; partway through the interminable list of grandchildren, he stops and sighs. It's a witty opener for a piece that's epic in every conceivable sense of the word, taking almost eight hours to tackle not just state of the nation, but state of humanity and the divine. Though there's the odd lull, particularly in Kushner's baggier, wilder second part, Marianne Elliott's revival - 25 years after the influential National Theatre production ­- is a monumental achievement. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Nathan Lane, Andrew Garfield, and More in ANGELS IN AMERICA: PERESTROIKA at National TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Nathan Lane, Andrew Garfield, and More in ANGELS IN AMERICA: PERESTROIKA at National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Nathan Lane, Andrew Garfield & More in ANGELS IN AMERICAPhoto Flash: First Look at Nathan Lane, Andrew Garfield & More in ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2017

The cast of the National Theatre's 2017 revival of Tony Kushner's landmark work Angels in America includes Stuart Angell, Mark Arnold, Arun Blair-Mangat, Susan Brown, Laura Caldow, Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Kate Harper, John Hastings, Claire Lambert, Nathan Lane, Amanda Lawrence, James McArdle, Becky Namgauds, Mateo Oxley, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Russell Tovey, Paksie Vernon, Stan West and Lewis Wilkins. (more...)

VIDEO: Nathan Lane, Andrew Garfield and Russell Tovey Talk ANGELS IN AMERICA at the NationalVIDEO: Nathan Lane, Andrew Garfield and Russell Tovey Talk ANGELS IN AMERICA at the National
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell in Angels in America, currently in previews for a May 4th opening at the National Theatre. Watch stars Nathan Lane, Andrew Garfield and Russell Tovey chat about getting into character below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Nathan Lane, Andrew Garfield, and the Cast of ANGELS IN AMERICAPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Nathan Lane, Andrew Garfield, and the Cast of ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. (more...)

National Theatre Unveils Broadcast Dates for ANGELS IN AMERICA, Starring Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane and More!National Theatre Unveils Broadcast Dates for ANGELS IN AMERICA, Starring Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane and More!
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2017

National Theatre Live has just announced the broadcast dates for Angels in America, Tony Kushner's multi-award-winning two-part play. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Andrew Garfield and More in ANGELS IN AMERICAPhoto Flash: First Look at Andrew Garfield and More in ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2017

The cast of the National Theatre's 2017 revival of Tony Kushner's landmark work Angels in America includes Stuart Angell, Susan Brown, Laura Caldow, Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Claire Lambert, Nathan Lane, Amanda Lawrence, James McArdle, Becky Namgauds, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Russell Tovey, Stan West and Lewis Wilkins. (more...)

Further Casting and On-Sale Dates Announced for ANGELS IN AMERICAFurther Casting and On-Sale Dates Announced for ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2016

The cast of the National Theatre's 2017 revival of Tony Kushner's landmark work Angels in America includes Stuart Angell, Susan Brown, Laura Caldow, Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, Amanda Lawrence, James McArdle, Becky Namgauds, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Russell Tovey, Stan West and Lewis Wilkins. (more...)