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
- The bearded, older gentleman who guides Prior around heaven is played by Oskar Eustis, who was the director of the play when it played (twice) in Los Angeles (on its way to New York).
- Stephen Spinella won the 1994 Tony Award (New York City) for Actor in a Drama for "Angels in America: Perestroika" as Prior Walter.
- Goof (continuity error): When Lou is saying kaddish for the dead Roy Cohn, Roy's mouth goes from open to closed to open again.