The Great Work Begins: Revisiting Angels in America During a Pandemic
This special program of performance and discussion combines 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 include celebrated actors Tom Story, Sarah Marshall, Mitchell Hebert, Alexander Strain and others.
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.
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