Ambivalence, Utopia, and a Queer Sort of Materialism: How "Angels in America" Reconstructs the Nation

@article{Savran1995AmbivalenceUA,
  title={Ambivalence, Utopia, and a Queer Sort of Materialism: How "Angels in America" Reconstructs the Nation},
  author={D. Savran},
  journal={Theatre Journal},
  year={1995},
  volume={47},
  pages={207}
}
Critics, pundits, and producers have placed Tony Kushner's Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes in the unenviable position of having to rescue the American theatre. The latter, by all accounts, is in a sorry state. It has attempted to maintain its elite cultural status despite the fact that the differences between "high" and "low" have become precarious. On Broadway, increasingly expensive productions survive more and more by mimicking mass culture, either in the form of… Expand

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