Angels in America Opens at London's National Theatre May 4

London News   Angels in America Opens at London's National Theatre May 4 The return of Tony Kushner's epic play stars Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane.
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Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Angels in America, which received its British premiere at the National in 1992 (for Part One) and 1993 (for Part Two) returns to that address to open officially May 4 in the Lyttelton Theatre.

Part One: Millennium Approaches, which runs 3 hours and 30 minutes, including two 15-minute intervals, premieres at 1 PM. Part Two: Perestroika, which runs 4 hours, including two 15-minute intervals, premieres at 7 PM.

Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, James McArdle, Russell Tovey, and Denise Gough head the cast, which also features Stuart Angell, Susan Brown, Laura Caldow, Claire Lambert, Amanda Lawrence, Becky Namgauds, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Stan West, and Lewis Wilkins.

It is directed by Marianne Elliott, with sets by Ian MacNeil, costume design by Nicky Gillibrand, lighting design by Paule Constable, choreography and movement by Robby Graham, music by Adrian Sutton, sound design by Ian Dickinson, puppetry direction and movement by Finn Caldwell, puppet design by Finn Caldwell and Nick Barnes, illusions by Chris Fisher, aerial direction by Gwen Hales, and fight direction by Kate Waters.

The run is sold out, but there are still three ways to see it:

  • The Angels Ballot. Enter for the chance to buy from hundreds of £20 tickets across the run.
  • Day seats. On the day of performance, a number of £15/£18 seats are available to purchase in person at the ground floor box office beginning at 9:30 AM, limited to two tickets per customer. Day seats for two-show days are £30/£33 and are available as a combined ticket to attend both Part One and Part Two that day.
  • NT Live. Angels in America will be broadcast by NT Live from the Lyttelton Theatre to cinemas around the U.K. and internationally. Part One: Millennium Approaches will be broadcast live to cinemas July 20. Part Two: Perestroika will be broadcast live to cinemas on July 27.

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