An HBO miniseries, based on the Tony-award winning plays by Tony Kushner, about AIDS, religion, drugs, homosexuality, angels, and whether the redemption of man is possible. The story revolves around a group of people who, at first sight, have nothing to do with each other -- but are all connected by their ideology, experiences, and feelings.
Last Episode01x06 Perestroika: Chapter Six - Heaven,… Aired: Dec. 14, 2003
In Perestroika Prior Walter faces the visions that he tries to confront. Meanwhile, Roy Cohn tries to manipulate with the system so he could …
Series Fun Facts
- Though most of the casting called for in the stage play, with actors playing multiple parts across genders, is preserved, some changes were made. The stage script calls for Henry, Roy's…
[show]Though most of the casting called for in the stage play, with actors playing multiple parts across genders, is preserved, some changes were made. The stage script calls for Henry, Roy's doctor, to be played by the same actor playing Hannah Pitt, Martin Heller is played by the same actor as Harper, and Prior's deceased ancestors are usually played by the actors who play Joe and Roy.
- Goof (factual errors): Roy Cohn is depicted as passing away in a New York hospital. In real life, Cohn died in Bethesda, Maryland.
- When Prior tells Louis about their cat running away, he says in French: "Le chat, elle ne reviendra jamais, jamais," which means: "The cat, she will never, never return."