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 play's subtitle was "A Gay Fantasia on National Themes".
- Stephen Spinella won the 1994 Tony Award (New York City) for Actor in a Drama for "Angels in America: Perestroika" as Prior Walter.
- Goof (anachronisms): The movie takes place in 1985, yet the funeral in Perestroika shows a drag queen dressed as a Barbra Streisand circa 1993.