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Angels in America

Part One: Millennium Approaches & Part Two: Perestroika

by Tony Kushner

From 11 April
Running Time: Each Part is about 3 hours and 30 mins, with one interval in each Part

Angels in America

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

The cast includes Andrew Garfield playing Prior Walter, Denise Gough playing Harper Pitt, Nathan Lane playing Roy Cohn, James McArdle playing Louis Ironson and Russell Tovey playing Joe Pitt.

Angels Ballot presented by Delta: Hundreds of £20 tickets will be released in a series of ballots. Click here for details and to enter Ballot 1.

Angels in America will also be broadcast to cinemas by NT Live from 20 July. Find out more.

This new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award-winning two-part play is directed by Olivier and Tony award-winning director Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse). Part One: Millennium Approaches was first performed at the National Theatre in 1992 and was followed by Part Two: Perestroika the next year.

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Talks and events

In Depth – Modern American Drama Wed 10 May, 10.30am – 3.30pm
In Context – Glam and Decay – Designing Angels in America Thu 18 May, 2 – 5pm
In Depth – Under the Skin of Angels in America Thu 25 May, 10.30am – 4.30pm

 

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National Theatre Live

Part One: Millennium Approaches will be broadcast live to cinemas on 20 July.
Part Two: Perestroika will be broadcast live to cinemas on 27 July.
Encores of both parts will be in selected cinemas from 4 August.
Visit the NT Live website to book tickets for screenings.

Day Tickets

On the day of the performance, twenty £15/£18 Day Tickets are available in person at 9.30am from the ground floor box office. Limited to two per customer.
Day Tickets on two-play days cost £30/£33 and are only available as a combined ticket to attend both Part One and Part Two.

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How to see Angels in America

Angels in America tickets sold out within a few hours, but there are still three ways you can see it. Here are the cast explaining how.

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FAQs

How long are the plays?
Part One: Millennium Approaches will be approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes
Part Two: Perestroika will be approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes

How much do tickets cost?
Monday – Thursday evenings and all matinees
£65, £60, £52, £41, £29, £15

Friday and Saturday evenings
£65, £56, £46, £31, £18

Previews Part One 11, 12 Apr; Part Two 24, 25 Apr:
£39, £32, £25, £20, £15
All other Previews:
£45, £36, £27, £22, £15

Two-Play: combined ticket days*
Weekdays: £130, £120, £104, £82, £58, £30
Saturday: £130, £125, £108, £87, £60, £33
Preview Saturday 29 April: £90, £72, £54, £44, £30

*On Two-Play: combined ticket days, tickets are only available as a combined ticket to attend both Part One at 1pm and Part Two at 7pm.

Concessions
Under-18s
Half price for Monday ­– Friday evenings and all matinees. Excludes tickets under £32.
Senior Citizens
For midweek matinees save £20 on £52 and £41 tickets, or save £10 on £60 tickets.

Disabled People
£16 tickets, plus £16 companion tickets are available for Access list subscribers. Find out about the Access List

UK schools, colleges and universities
Under-19s, £12 and 19 – 25s, £15, for groups of 10+ on selected performances.

Why are there two parts?
Part One: Millennium Approaches was first performed in 1990 and was followed by Part Two: Perestroika in 1992.
In this new staging, Part One presents half of the story and you won’t get the full experience without seeing how it ends. Part Two picks up the story and characters, and may be hard to follow without having seen Part One.

Where can I see the full performance schedule?
Click here to view a PDF of the schedule.

What is a two-play day?
A two-play day is when Part One is played as a matinee followed by an evening performance of Part Two on the same day. On two-play days with a combined ticket you will have the same seat for both plays.

Are there Access performances?
Yes, see dates and times below.
Part One: Millennium Approaches
Captioned performances:
Mon 12 June, 7pm
Sat 1 July, 1pm
Wed 12 July, 1pm
Wed 19 July, 7pm
Audio-described performances:
Sat 15 July, 1pm
Mon 17 July, 7pm

Part 2: Perestroika
Captioned performances:
Sat 1 July, 7pm
Tue 25 July, 7pm
Thu 10 Aug, 1pm
Wed 16 Aug, 7pm
Audio-described performances:
Sat 5 Aug, 7pm
Mon 7 Aug, 7pm

Is Angels in America suitable for young people?
The plays contain strong language and adult themes.

How many tickets can I buy?
There will be a limit of two tickets per customer for Part One and two tickets per customer for Part Two. Or on two-play days you can buy a pair of combined tickets to see both Part One and Part Two on the same day.

When will I get my tickets?
If you choose to have your tickets posted, they will be sent out two to four weeks ahead of the performance. Otherwise, you can collect your tickets from the National Theatre Box Office on the day of the performance. Please note the credit or debit card that you used to purchase your ticket will be required as proof of purchase when collecting tickets. 

Can I buy my tickets from somewhere other than the National Theatre?
All tickets must be purchased directly from the National Theatre. The re-sale of tickets is strictly prohibited and we reserve the right to refuse admission to customers with tickets purchased on re-sale websites.

Can I return my tickets? Will I get a refund?
National Theatre tickets are non-refundable. We can, however, exchange the tickets for a credit voucher as long as we receive the tickets at least 24 hours before the performance (seven days for group bookings). There is an administration fee of £2 per ticket.
To return tickets, please contact the Box Office by completing our returns form online, or by calling 020 7452 3000. 

What if I've bought a ticket but am not the one attending?
If you bought tickets as a gift or can no longer go to the performance, we can transfer tickets to a friend or relative. However, there will be some security details that we need to check with you before we can do this – please contact the Box Office here and we will then contact you to verify your booking details.

Is the cast the same for both parts?
Yes – the cast is the same for both Part One and Part Two.

Can I get food and drink before, during or after the shows?
Food and drink can be found in restaurants, cafés and bars throughout the building, most with al-fresco seating overlooking the vibrant South Bank. A special Angels in America menu will be available to pre-book on two-play days in House and Terrace restaurants, so you can enjoy a meal in between shows or brunch before the performances begin. Find out more about Angels in America meal packages.

When will Angels in America be broadcast by NT Live?
Part One: Millennium Approaches will be broadcast live to cinemas on 20 July.
Part Two: Perestroika will be broadcast live to cinemas on 27 July.
Encores of both parts will be in selected cinemas from 4 August. 
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Angels Ballot presented by Delta
Hundreds of £20 tickets will be regularly released in a ballot. Click here for details and to enter Ballot 1.

Friday Rush
Angels in America Part One and Part Two will not be included in Friday Rush, but we will be operating an Angels ballot presented by Delta, where you’ll be in with a chance of accessing up to two tickets for each part, from a special allocation of £20 tickets per performance. See above for how to enter.

Day Tickets
On the day of the performance, twenty £15/£18 Day Tickets are available in person at 9.30am from the ground floor box office. Limited to two per customer.

Day Tickets on two-play days cost £30/£33 and are only available as a combined ticket to attend both Part One and Part Two.

Bag policy at the NT
For the safety and comfort of all of patrons, rucksacks and large bags (bigger than a small under-the-shoulder handbag or messenger bag) are not permitted into the auditoriums. Coats and bags can be stored in one of our free cloakrooms.

Poster photo by Ryan Hopkinson

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