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
- Co-executive producer Cary Brokaw brought Tony Kushner's script to Mike Nichols' attention when they were working on the TV movie Wit (2001) (TV).
- Sir Michael Gambon reportedly threatened violence on anyone on set who addressed him by his full proper title.
- Ben Shenkman played the role of Roy Cohn during a workshop production of "Perestroika" when the play was still undergoing rewrites. Debra Messing played the role of Harper.