Tony Kushner | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Linda Winer

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Tony Kushner.
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Critical Review by Linda Winer

SOURCE: '"Angels' II: Still Playful, and Still Profound," in New York Newsday, 24 November 1993.

In this review, Winer regards Perestroika as "playful and profound, extravagantly theatrical and deeply spiritual, witty and compassionate, furious and incredibly smart, " but concedes that it has some significant flaws.

When last we saw our friends from Angels in America—and they do feel like intimate friends by now—a big fluffy angel had crashed through the bedroom ceiling of the man dying of AIDS. "Greetings, Prophet!" she declared to the horrified, wasted figure on the bed. "The great work begins!"

Lest anyone fear that Tony Kushner has lost his sense of proportion in the six months since the first half of his monumentally celebrated epic opened to distracting approval on Broadway, you should know right off...

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