19th Annual Literary Festival
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4 THE COURIER, OCTOBER 4, 1996

Controversial play 'Angels in America' opens Oct. 11 at University Theatre

Kushner
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.

Kushner's Participation 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 $5.


For reservations call the University Theatre box office at 683-5305.

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