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Angels in America Parts 1 and 2, National Theatre Live: Review.

Eight hours in a theatre (or in this case my two favourite cinemas; The Cameo in Edinburgh for Part 1 and The Hippodrome in Bo’ness for Part 2) is a daunting prospect, especially when the subject matter threatens to overwhelm you emotionally. 755 more words


Angels in America and Log Cabin Republicans: How Dream Daddy's Joseph Reflects Gay Conservatism

When I first heard the rumor about a secret ending where blond, yacht-owning, sweater-and-polo-wearing Dream Daddy Joseph is revealed to be a cult leader, my first thought was “yeah, that sounds about right.” Dream Daddy is a visual novel, after all, and that’s a genre known for including strange hidden elements—look no further than the post-apocalyptic worldbuilding of Hatoful Boyfriend or the infamously bloody Bad Endings of Dramatical Murder, Togainu no Chi, or School Days. 3,338 more words


Approaching Millennium

Tony Kushner, Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes:
Part One: Millennium Approaches (National Theatre, live relay, directed by Marriane Elliott)

When I was unclear that I would get to see… 785 more words

'Angels in America' Writer Tony Kushner to Pen a Trump Play, Compares Him to Roy Cohn

Though taking on one of the most dreadful and hyperbolic personalities in politics has proven difficult for satire/art/TV/etc. — because reality is already so exaggerated that art loses its allegorical powers — it’s something that seems difficult for writers  445 more words


Notes from the Angels in America Platforms @ National Theatre

“OH LOOK,” I hear all three of you say, “ANOTHER BLOODY ANGELS IN AMERICA PIECE.”

Well screw you, it’s only the fourth. I plan to do five by the end of the run. 2,535 more words


LGBTQ+ Protagonists & Storylines In Theatre

It’s been well over two weeks since London Pride and as a born and bred Londoner, I’m always so proud when the city comes together to celebrate people being comfortable and free within themselves. 892 more words


REVIEW: Al Pacino - The Movies Behind The Man by Mark Searby

One of my favourite films of all time is The Godfather and it is strange to think that legendary actor Al Pacino was almost not cast as the intimidating Michael Corleone – a role that propelled him into superstardom. 380 more words