‘Angels in America’ Cast on the relevance of the play in the Philippines, another character they want to portray and more!

'Angels in America' Cast on the relevance of the play in the Philippines, another character they want to play and more!

The award-winning drama by American playwright Tony Kushner, Angels in America: Millennium Approaches is set to take stage here in the country with its characters to be played by our local versatile actors.

Set in a 1980's New York, Angels in America tells a compelling tale about homosexuality, the AIDS virus, and drugs. It weaves together the characters of Prior Walter, Louis Ironson, Joe Pitt and Roy Cohn who are all homosexuals going under different circumstances made more complicated by AIDS. Other characters include the ghost of Ethel Rosenberg, the ex-drag queen Belize, Joe's valium-addicted wife Harper Pitt and disapproving mother Hannah, and the Angel.

We had a chat with four of the main cast, Topper Fabregas, Art Acuña, Pinky Amador, and Nelsito Gomez about the production, its strengths, social relevance, and more!

Watch the full interview here:

Angels in America: Millennium Approaches will kick off the 20th Anniversary of the Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group. The production is directed by Bobby Garcia, with a star-studded cast that includes Topper Fabregas as Prior Walter,  Nelsito Gomez as Louis Ironson, Markki Stroem as Joe Pitt, Art Acuña as Roy Cohn, Angeli Bayani as Harper Pitt, Cherie Gil as Hannah Pitt, Andoy Ranay as Belize, and  Pinky Amador as the Angel. The entire cast will also be playing multiple roles throughout the show.

The play will open at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati starting on March 22, 2019. Buy your tickets here!

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