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Angels in America: Perestroika   
A Gay Fantasia on National Themes

 
This production played in repertory with Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
 
Walter Kerr Theatre , (11/23/1993 - 12/04/1994)
First Preview:Oct 23, 1993 Total Previews:26
Opening Date:Nov 23, 1993   
Closing Date:Dec 04, 1994 Total Performances:217

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York City and Elsewhere, 1986-1990


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director)
Produced by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director), Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum (Gordon Davidson, Artistic Director; Charles Dillingham, Managing Director), Margo Lion, Susan Quint Gallin, Jon B. Platt, The Baruch-Frankel-Viertel Group and Frederick Zollo; (Uncredited) produced by Nicholas Paleologos; Produced in association with Herb Alpert and The Joseph Papp Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival (George C. Wolfe, Producer); Associate Producer: Dennis Grimaldi, Marilyn Hall, Ron Kastner, 126 Second Avenue Corporation and Suki Sandler
Written by Tony Kushner; Original music by Anthony Davis
Directed by George C. Wolfe
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by Toni-Leslie James; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Sound Design by Scott Lehrer; Hair Design by Jeffrey Frank; Make-Up Design by Jeffrey Frank; Cat Puppet Designed by Barbara Pollitt; Assistant Scenic Design: Thomas Peter Sarr
Executive Producer: Benjamin Mordecai and Robert Cole; General Manager: Mordecai / Cole Productions; Company Manager: Lisa M. Poyer
Technical Supervisor: Neil A. Mazzella and Gene O'Donovan; Production Stage Manager: Mary K Klinger; Stage Manager: Michael J. Passaro, Maximo Torres and Eric S. Osbun
Special Effects by Gregory Meeh
Casting: Meg Simon and Stanley Soble; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Fight direction by J. Allen Suddeth; Marketing Manager: Phillip K. Matthews; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.
Cast
Kathleen Chalfant Prelapsarianov
Hannah Pitt
Henry
Ethel Rosenberg
Council of Principalities
Rabbi Chemelwitz
David Marshall Grant Joe Pitt
Council of Principalities
Marcia Gay Harden Harper Pitt
Council of Principalities
Ron Leibman Council of Principalities
Roy Cohn
Joe Mantello Louis Ironson
Council of Principalities
Sarah Ironson
Ellen McLaughlin Angel
Emily
Mormon Mother
Stephen Spinella Prior Walter
Jeffrey Wright Mr. Lies
Belize
Council of Principalities
Understudies: Susan Bruce (Angel, Harper Pitt), Beth McDonald (Angel, Hannah Pitt), Larry Pine (Roy Cohn), Matthew Sussman (Louis Ironson, Roy Cohn), Darnell Williams (Belize) and Daniel Zelman (Joe Pitt, Prior Walter)
Tony Award®
winner 1994 Best Play [winner]
Written by Tony Kushner; Produced by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director), Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum (Gordon Davidson, Artistic Director; Charles Dillingham, Managing Director), Margo Lion, Susan Quint Gallin, Jon B. Platt, The Baruch-Frankel-Viertel Group and Frederick Zollo; Produced in association with The Joseph Papp Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival (George C. Wolfe, Producer) and Herb Alpert; Executive Producer: Benjamin Mordecai and Robert Cole
winner 1994 Best Actor in Play [winner]
Stephen Spinella
winner 1994 Best Featured Actor in a Play [winner]
Jeffrey Wright
 1994 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
David Marshall Grant
 1994 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Jules Fisher
 1994 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
George C. Wolfe
Drama Desk Award
winner 1994 Outstanding Play [winner]
Produced by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director), Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum (Gordon Davidson, Artistic Director; Charles Dillingham, Managing Director), Margo Lion, Susan Quint Gallin, Jon B. Platt, The Baruch-Frankel-Viertel Group and Frederick Zollo; Produced in association with Herb Alpert and The Joseph Papp Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival (George C. Wolfe, Producer); Written by Tony Kushner
winner 1994 Outstanding Actor in a Play [winner]
Stephen Spinella
 1994 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee]
Kathleen Chalfant
winner 1994 Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play [winner]
Performer: Jeffrey Wright and Ron Leibman
 1994 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play [nominee]
Performer: Marcia Gay Harden