Billy Porter Says He'll Be in NYC's New Angels in America

News   Billy Porter Says He'll Be in NYC's New Angels in America
 
Actor-singer Billy Porter told a recent crowd at Joe's Pub that he has been cast in the first New York City revival of Tony Kushner's epic Angels in America, Black Voices newswire reported.
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The recording artist and Broadway actor (Grease!, Miss Saigon, Smokey Joe's Café) said that he will play AIDS nurse Belize (and other characters) in Signature Theatre Company's revival of the Tony Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize-honored Part 1 (Millennium Approaches) and Part 2 (Perestroika) of Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes.

Michael Greif directs; the parts will run in repertory Sept. 14–Dec. 19 at The Peter Norton Space on West 42nd Street.

Signature Theatre has not officially announced any casting for Angels in America.

Read Porter's thoughts on Angels at bvnewswire.com.

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