Angels in America - Won the Pulitzer prize Characters Roy Cohn the lawyer working on HUAC Power is what matters knows that he has to hide his

Angels in America - Won the Pulitzer prize Characters Roy...

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Won the Pulitzer prize Characters Roy Cohn– the lawyer working on HUAC “Power is what matters” knows that he has to hide his homosexuality Has a close connection with Joe but has no relationship with any other characters Prior – not an “important” person but is important because angels come to him; not closeted and has AIDS Louis – Jewish; not closeted Joe – haunted and tormented by his homosexuality; actions matter not what you think and feel; thinks that if he behaves as a good man he will be fine Harper – Valium addict Belize – not closeted Ethyl Rosenburg – convicted for treason Kushner tells exactly what characters the actors will play Harper Martin The 2 Prior Walters are played by actors outside of the other characters Hannah Ethyl Rosenburg Nurse Angel Mormonism Chose this because it is an American religion with a rich mythic culture attached to it Angels in American Shakespearian - multiple plots There is a premise.. AIDS/ a time of change/ politicians Introspection Allegorical (Brechtian)

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