4 THE COURIER, OCTOBER 4, 1996
|Controversial play 'Angels in America' opens Oct.
11 at University Theatre
|Old Dominion University
Theatre's regional premiere of Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize winning
play "Angels in America, Part One, Millennium Approaches"
opens Friday, Oct. 11.
The performance coincides with
relationships, politics, sex, religion, the AIDS
epidemic, gay rights and the McCarthy hearings.
Director Christopher Hanna has assembled a team of the area's finest
actors and designersto present Kushner's emotionally charged, controversial
masterwork. Local favorites like Jonathan Marten, Ethan Marten,
Bruce Hanson and Pam Good join Old Dominion student actors in an
honest look at the country's spiritual and moral character.
in the 19th Annual Literary Festival, "Forbidden Passage."
The recent Broadway Success and Pulitzer Prize for "Angels in
America" attest to the play's power over a cross section audience.
Subtitled "A Gay Fantasia on National Themes," the epic
explores, sometimes graphically, American issues as diverse as ethnic
|Show dates are Oct.11-12,
17-19 and 24-26 at 8 p.m., and Oct. 13 and 20 at 2p.m. All performances
will be at the University Theatre.
General admission is $10 for Friday and Saturday performances, and
$8 for all other performances. Tickets for senior citizens and non-Old
Dominion students are $7, while Old Dominion Students tickets are
For reservations call the University Theatre box office