Free Staged Reading of ANGELS IN AMERICA is Part of OCP's Alternative Programming Series
A two-part staged reading of Angels in America will be held at the Omaha Community Playhouse as part of the Alternative Programming series. Part One: Millennium Approaches will be held Monday, August 7 at 7:30 p.m. in OCP's Hawks Mainstage Theatre and Part Two: Perestroika will be held on Monday, August 28 at 7:30 p.m. in OCP's Hawks Mainstage Theatre. The showings are free and open to the public with the opportunity for donation. No tickets or reservations are necessary.
Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches (Monday, August 7)
In the first part of Tony Kushner's epic, set in 1980s New York City, a gay man is abandoned by his lover when he contracts the AIDS virus, and a closeted Mormon lawyer's marriage to his pill-popping wife stalls. Other characters include the infamous McCarthy-ite lawyer Roy Cohn, Ethel Rosenberg, a former drag queen who works as a nurse, and an angel.
Angels in America, Part Two: Perestroika (Monday, August 28)
In the second part, the plague of AIDS worsens, relationships fall apart as new ones begin, and unexpected friendships take form.
Contains adult language and content.
Show dates: Monday, August 7, 2017 (Part One) and Monday, August 28, 2017 (Part Two), 7:30 p.m. both nights. Credits: By Tony Kushner, 1993 Pulitzer Prize winner for Best Drama and Tony Award winner for Best Play. Director: Kimberly Faith Hickman