Tony Kushner Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 35 pages of information about the life of Tony Kushner.
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Dictionary of Literary Biography on Tony Kushner

Tony Kushner burst onto the international stage in the early 1990s with the critical success of his two-part Angels in America. Already established as a director, adaptor, and playwright working in regional theaters prior to Angels in America, Kushner found himself thrust into the forefront of American drama. He has also emerged as a national spokesman for several social causes as a result of both the international acclaim and controversy that has accompanied Angels in America. Consisting of two long plays, Millennium Approaches ( performed in 1990) and Perestroika (1991), Angels in America is a complex portrait of life in the United States during Ronald Reagan's presidency. It presents that era as a critical transitional period in the history of the nation--a time that raised complicated questions about the future of American society, particularly in the areas of morality, politics, and sexuality. In Angels in America, as in many of his...

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