After winning a Pulitzer Prize and prompting a blockbuster TV mini-series, Angels in America is coming back to Broadway. But one might say it’s coming back twice – as a two-part production.
Angels in America , with tickets on sale as of Jan. 19, is opening at The Neil Simon Theatre box office (250 West 52nd Street), bringing the National Theatre Production of Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes” to Manhattan.
The 18-week run will begin performances on Friday, February 23 with an official opening on Sunday, March 25.
Angels in America is a two-part performance with Part One, Millennium Approaches and Part Two, Perestroika, sold together.
Ticket packages range from ($99 – $318) for both parts of Angels in America available through Ticketmaster.com, by calling 877.250.2929, or at The Neil Simon Theatre box office.
Two-time Tony Award winner Marianne Elliott is directing the show starring Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield.
The show also feature Susan Brown, Denise Gough, Amanda Lawrence, James McArdle, Lee Pace, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Beth Malone, Rowan Ian Seamus Magee, Matty Oaks, Jane Pfitsch, Ron Todorowski, Silvia Vrskova, Lucy York, Patrick Andrews, Glynis Bell, Amy Blackman, Curt James, Mark Nelson, Genesis Oliver and Lee Aaron Rosen.
The original Broadway production opened in 1993, leaving more than 25 years since the show catapulted Tony Kushner into the spotlight.
The first Broadway production of Angels in America won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, seven Tony Awards, the New York Drama Critics Circle Award and the Evening Standard Award for Best New Play
The current production including Part One of Angels in America, Millennium Approaches, and Part Two, Perestroika, debuted earlier this year at the National Theatre as the fastest selling show in the organization’s history, according to the show.
HBO’s 2003 miniseries, directed by Mike Nichols, was broadcast in two three-hour segments and six one-hour segments. winning the Emmy and the Golden Globe Awards for Best Miniseries.
The first three segments of the mini-series were titled “Bad News,” “In Vitro,” and “The Messenger” with the final three titled “Stop Moving!” “Beyond Nelly,” and “Heaven, I’m in Heaven.”