Event Angels in America, Part 1: Millennium Approaches
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Venue The Playhouse, Adelaide, SA
Umbrella Event Angels in America
First Date 1 October 1994
Opening Date 1 October 1994
Last Date 22 October 1994
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
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 Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Subjects Epidemics
HIV/AIDS
Homosexuality
Politics
Race relations
Relationships
Religion
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Colin Batrouney Actor
Melvin Carroll Actor
Jacek Koman Actor
Monica Maughan Actor
Catherine McClements Actor
Bill McCluskey Actor
Margaret Mills Actor
Greg Stone Actor
David Tredinnick Actor
Samantha Baker Assistant Stage Manager
Maija Putans Assistant Stage Manager
Paul Healy Composer
Anna Borghesi Costume Designer
Brian Thomson Designer
Neil Armfield Director
Matthew Hughes Fight Director
Rory Dempster Lighting Designer
Tony Kushner Playwright
Ian Cookesley Production Manager
Kerry Saxby Sound Designer
Greg Diamantis Stage Manager
Resources
Works
Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information A staged reading of Part Two was performed one Sunday on the Playhouse Stage.
Data Source
Source Description
Cast List
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record October 1994
Data Reviewed By Geoffrey Milne (GeoffreyMilne) on 17 April 2012
Event Identifier 26227