Everything you need to understand or teach Angels in America by Tony Kushner.
Millennium Approaches: Act I, scene 1
It is late-October, 1985, and Rabbi Isidor Chemelwitz stands alone next to a small coffin, conducting the funeral service for Sarah Ironson. In his eulogy for the deceased, he describes her as a caring, devoted wife and mother who traveled from Eastern Europe to America to make a home for herself and the Jewish people in "the melting pot where nothing melted." Rabbi Chemelwitz says Sarah was "the last of the Mohicans," and warns that soon, "all the old will be dead."
Millennium Approaches: Act I, scene 2
The same day as the funeral, Roy Cohn is visited in his office by Joseph Porter Pitt. Roy is a vulgar man, who screams and swears as he juggles three different conversations on his office phone. Joe is a Mormon, sensitive to Roy's foul language but eager to advance his career. He is an attorney who has been working as a law clerk in the Court of... View more of the Angels in America Summary
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