Angels in America | Critical Review by Linda Winer

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of Angels in America.
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SOURCE: "Pulitzer-Winning 'Angels' Emerges from the Wings," in New York Newsday, 5 May 1993.

In this review, Winer asserts that Angels in America is "a fierce and wonderful play—uncompromising and compassionate, unflinchingly partisan and intensely well-informed, as intimate and entertaining as it is monumental and spiritual."

The Angel has landed, at long last. In the final moment of Angels in America, she and her big fluffy wings came crashing through the ceiling into the bedroom of a dying man with AIDS. "Greetings, prophet!" she proclaimed to the shocked, emaciated figure on the bed. "The great work begins!"

Actually, it had begun three-and-a-half hours earlier.

Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning gay epic, which opened at the Walter Kerr Theater last night after probably the longest foreplay in Broadway history, is a fierce and wonderful play—uncompromising and compassionate, unflinchingly partisan and intensely well-informed, as intimate and...

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This section contains 1,222 words
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