Daily Lessons for Teaching Millennium Approaches

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Lesson 1 (from Act 1, Bad News, Scenes 1-3)

Objective

Introduction to the Play and Playwright

Tony Kushner is an American playwright whose themes often deal with sociopolitical topics. Kushner is greatly influenced by the playwright/director Bertolt Brecht, and his plays stylistically reflect this in his departure from realism and political themes. Kushner received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1993 for Angels in America. In today's class, students are introduced to Millennium Approaches, Part I of Angels in America, and the playwright Tony Kushner.

Lesson

1) Class Discussion: Introduce the book and its author to the class. Millennium Approaches by Tony Kushner is the first part of a two-part epic titled Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes. Tony Kushner (born 1956) is an American playwright and won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1993 for Angels in America. Millennium Approaches and Perestroika (Part 2 of the epic) centers on themes of Democracy, Community, Loyalty, Homosexuality, and...

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