Part 1, "Millennium Approaches," which just won the Pulitzer Prize, opens on May 4.
In a startling theatrical moment at the end of "Millennium Approaches," an angel crashes through the ceiling of a dying man's bedroom.
The work on "Millennium Approaches" subsidized by the Taper was substantial.
"Millennium Approaches" was a great success, in spite of incidents of scenery collapsing and other low-budget catastrophes.
They have also canceled several performances of Part 1, "Millennium Approaches," during the first two weeks in October.
The second part, Perestroika, was still being developed as Millennium Approaches was being performed.
The play's first part, Millennium Approaches, received the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
"Angels in America: Millennium Approaches" is a strident, vividly theatrical piece on homosexual themes.
During part of the rehearsal period, the schedule of "Millennium Approaches" will be restricted to four performances a week.
All told, seven performances were canceled, including one of the first part, "Millennium Approaches," a loss of potential revenue totaling about $315,000.