As Angels in America begins previews at the National Theatre, new production images have been released for Part One Millennium Approaches….
America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.
Directed by Olivier and Tony award-winner Marianne Elliott (War Horse, The curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time), Angels in America is Tony Kushner’s multi-award-winning two-part play, last seen at the National Theatre in 1992 (Part One:Millennium Approaches) and 1993 (Part Two: Perestroika).
The cast for this 2017 production includes Stuart Angell, Mark Arnold, Arun Blair-Mangat, Susan Brown, Laura Caldow, Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Kate Harper, John Hastings, Claire Lambert, Nathan Lane, Amanda Lawrence, James McArdle, Becky Namgauds, Mateo Oxley, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Russell Tovey, Paksie Vernon, Stan West and Lewis Wilkins.
The creative team involved with this revival includes designs by Ian MacNeil, costumes by Nicky Gillibrand, lighting by Paule Constable, choreography and movement by Robby Graham, music by Adrian Sutton, sound by Ian Dickinson, puppetry designs by Nick Barnes and Finn Caldwell, puppetry director and movement Finn Caldwell, illusions by Chris Fisher, aerial direction by Gwen Hales and fight direction by Kate Waters.
While the production is sold out, those still wanting to see both parts there are still three ways available to do so:
Ballot Three is now open. Enter for the chance to buy £20 tickets across the run.
On the day of performance, a number of £15/£18 seats will be available to purchase in person at the ground floor box office from 9.30am, limited to two per customer. Day Seats for two-show days are £30/£33 and are available as a combined ticket to attend both Part One and Part Two that day.
Angels in America will be broadcast by NT Live from the Lyttelton Theatre to cinemas around the UK and internationally. Part One: Millennium Approaches will be broadcast live to cinemas on 20 July. Part Two: Perestroika will be broadcast live to cinemas on 27 July.
For more information on Angels in America visit: https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/angels-in-america