Oct 27, 2020
5:00-6:30pm EST

This special program of performance and discussion will combine scenes performed by leading professional actors from Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning two-part epic play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes with insights from experts in the medical, political, and artist communities on the legacy and continued resonance of the play’s portrayal of the AIDS epidemic in the context of the current moment. Participants will include celebrated actors Tom Story, Sarah Marshall, Mitchell Hebert, Alexander Strain and others. 

A featured panel during the event will host Dr. Mark Dybul (MD), Dr. Deliya Wesley (PhD), Bassam Sidiki (Col’16), and Dr. Leon Lai (MD). 

The event is co-sponsored by the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics, the Medical Humanities Initiative, Georgetown Humanities Initiative, LGBTQ Center, Georgetown University School of Medicine, and Department of Performing Arts