Event Angels in America, Part 1: Millennium Approaches
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Venue Russell Street Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 15 October 1993
Opening Date 15 October 1993
Last Date 20 November 1993
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description The first part of Tony Kushner's two-part "gay fantasia on National themes". A social, psychological and political overview of America during the 1980s, as Communism world-wide splintered and disintegrated, the Millenium was coming to an end, and America (and the world) was ravaged by the barely-understood epidemic of AIDS.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Subjects Epidemics
HIV/AIDS
Homosexuality
Politics
Race relations
Relationships
Religion
United States
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Colin Batrouney Actor
Pat Bishop Actor
Melvin Carroll Actor
Jacek Koman Actor
Nico Lathouris Actor
Catherine McClements Actor
Margaret Mills Actor
Greg Stone Actor
David Tredinnick Actor
Maria Roberts Assistant Stage Manager
Paul Healy Composer
Anna Borghesi Costume Designer
Bill Pepper Dialect Coach
Neil Armfield Director
Rory Dempster Lighting Designer
Tony Kushner Playwright
Ian Cookesley Production Manager
Brian Thomson Set Designer
Kerry Saxby Sound Designer
Greg Diamantis Stage Manager
Resources
Works
Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record December 1993
Cast List MTC Records
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record October 1993
Event Identifier 21155