Tony Kushner | Critical Review by Frank Rich

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Critical Review by Frank Rich

SOURCE: "Following and Angel for a Healing Vision of Heaven on Earth," in The New York Times, 24 November 1993, pp. C 11, 20.

In this assessment of Perestroika, Rich considers the play "a true millennial work of art, uplifting, hugely comic and pantheistically religious in a very American style. "

If you end the first half of an epic play with an angel crashing through a Manhattan ceiling to visit a young man ravaged by AIDS, what do you do for an encore?

If you are Tony Kushner, the author of Angels in America, you follow the angel up into the stratosphere, then come back home with a healing vision of heaven on Earth. Perestroika, the much awaited Part 2 of Mr. Kushner's "Gay Fantasia on National Themes," is not only a stunning resolution of the rending human drama of Part 1, Millennium Approaches, but also...

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