STAGE TUBE: Shenkman, Mantello, et al. on ANGELS IN AMERICA's Relevance
Signature Theatre Company's production of Tony Kushner's ANGELS IN AMERICA: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, began performances Tuesday, September 14. The first New York revival of Kushner's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning play is directed by Michael Greif. The production, originally slated to run through December 19, has been extended a second time through February 20, 2011. Previously, BroadwayWorld has brought you clips of the creative team members discussing their experience with the production. Today, we bring you the latest from the Signature's web series featuring Stephen Spinella, Marcia Gay Harden, Oskar Eustis, Joe Mantello and more.
ANGELS IN AMERICA opened October 28 after beginning previews on September 14 at the Peter Norton Space (555 West 42nd Street).
ANGELS IN AMERICA features Adam Driver as Louis Ironson, Sofia Jean Gomez as The Angel, Bill Heck as Joe Pitt, Keira Keeley as Harper Pitt, Lynne McCollough as Hannah Pitt, Billy Porter as Belize, Michael Urie as Prior Walter and Frank Wood as Roy Cohn. On Tuesday, March 29, Tony Award nominee Jonathan Hadary will replace Frank Wood as Roy Cohn for the final weeks of the run.
Scenic design is by Mark Wendland, costume design by Clint Ramos, lighting design by Ben Stanton, sound design by Ken Travis, projection design by Wendall K. Harrington, music by Michael Friedman and Chris Miller, hair and wig design by Charles LaPointe, dialect coaching by Deborah Hecht, fight direction by Rick Sordelet, aerial design by Paul Rubin, make-up by Cookie Jordan, additional costumes by Jeff Mahshie and casting by Telsey + Company. Production Supervisor is Monica A. Cuoco and Stage Manager is Joshua Pilote.
Signature Theatre Company's 20th Anniversary season celebrating Tony Kushner also features the New York premiere of iHo: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE TO CAPITALISM AND SOCIALISM WITH A KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES, also directed by Michael Greif and co-produced with The Public Theater in association with the Guthrie Theater; and THE ILLUSION, Kushner's freely adapted version of Pierre Corneille's L'Illusion Comique, directed by Tony Award-winner Michael Mayer.
For more information visit www.signaturecenter.org.
Video Courtesy of Signature Theatre