ENSEMBLE THEATRE CONCLUDES ITS 2017-2018 MAINSTAGE SEASON -WE THE PEOPLE-
ANGELS IN AMERICA: PERESTROIKA
By TONY KUSHNER
Directed by CELESTE COSENTINO.
In the second part of Tony Kushner's epic, set in 1980's New York City, a gay man is abandoned by his lover when he contracts the AIDS virus, and a closeted Mormon lawyer's marriage to his pill-popping wife stalls. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.
“Playful and profound, extravagantly theatrical and deeply spiritual, witty and compassionate, furious and incredibly smart. It’s impossible to imagine anyone captivated by the beginning not wantin...g -needing -to go back for the end.”
“Angels in America is a monumental achievement, the work of a defiantly theatrical imagination that has no parallel on television or in the movies.”
“Cosentino has put together a talented cast and crew to generate a very memorable production of a truly monumental play (Millennium). Bring on Part Two!”
-Cleveland Jewish News
«This is a MUST-SEE»
It’s a once-in-a-generation opportunity to see the conclusion of one of the greatest American plays ever written. Much like Ensemble’s recent productions of Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh, and Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem, Ensemble continues its stature as Cleveland’s home for daring and ambitious theatrical productions.
ANGELS IN AMERICA: PERESTROIKA
April 27th–May 20th
Fridays & Saturdays @7pm. Sundays @2pm.
With a great CAST of CLEVELAND ACTORS:
Derdriu Ring* as Hannah
Jeffrey Grover* as Roy Cohn
Scott Esposito as Prior Walter
James Rankin as Joseph Pitt
Kelly Strand as Harper Pitt
Craig Joseph as Louis
Inés Joris as Angel
Davion T. Brown as Belize
Tickets $12-$25. Senior, Student, & Group discounts available.
-Opening Night Reception w/Chocolate Covered Strawberries!
-After party at The BottleHouse in Cleveland Heights!
-Special BOGO for opening weekend! (Online, Phone, Door)
-Pay-What-You-Can performance Sunday April 29th.
Ensemble Theatre's Angels in America: Perestroika is presented as part of a project titled: Who are We, The People? This Project is supported in part by a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. Check the Ensemble website for a complete list of surrounding events and talkbacks associated with this production!
Ensemble Theatre (as part of the Coventry P.E.A.C.E Campus)
2843 Washington Blvd.
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
Parking can be found in the Coventry Campus parking lot to the south of the theatre, and also along Washington Blvd and surrounding streets and on Coventry.
216.321.2930 | [email protected]
ensembletheatrecle.org to purchase tickets online!
Please Note: This production contains Strong Language and Themes and may not be suitable for younger audiences.
Executive Artistic Director: Celeste Cosentino
Associate Artistic Director: Tyler Whidden
Director: Celeste Cosentino
General Manager/Production Stage Manager: Becca Moseley
Set/Lighting/Projection Design: Ian Wolfgang Hinz
Technical Director: August Scarpelli
Costumes: Kayla Davis & Kelsey Tomlinson
Box Office: Amy J. Strumbly & Kayla Davis.