A Bright Room Called Day

A Bright Room Called Day One of the things that makes Kushner such a vibrant writer is the way he luxuriates in exuberance and sorrow emotions that these intense Berliners have in spades His intellectual characters are treme

  • Title: A Bright Room Called Day
  • Author: Tony Kushner
  • ISBN: 9781559360784
  • Page: 311
  • Format: Paperback
  • One of the things that makes Kushner such a vibrant writer is the way he luxuriates in exuberance and sorrow, emotions that these intense Berliners have in spades His intellectual characters are tremendously passionate and expressive, so it s hard not to care about what they care about, and what happens to them Washington Post A juggernaut of a play San Francisco W One of the things that makes Kushner such a vibrant writer is the way he luxuriates in exuberance and sorrow, emotions that these intense Berliners have in spades His intellectual characters are tremendously passionate and expressive, so it s hard not to care about what they care about, and what happens to them Washington Post A juggernaut of a play San Francisco Weekly Unabashedly political, thought provoking, a little scary and frequently a good deal of theatrical fun intoxicatingly visionary Sid Smith, Chicago TribunePulitzer Prize winning playwright Tony Kushner s powerful portrayal of individual resolution, irresolution and dissolution in the face of political catastrophe, A Bright Room Called Day follows a group of artists and political activists struggling to preserve themselves in 1930s Berlin as the Weimar Republic surrenders to the seduction of fascism Often exquisitely lyrical, always exhilaratingly intelligent, the poetic world of the play moves beyond the bounds of historical reality with the morally outraged outpourings of a contemporary New York woman Her fury at the Reagan and British presidencies brings into stark relief the discomfiting similarities between then and now, and challenges us to remember that although evil may seem inevitable, it is never irresistible.Tony Kushner s plays include Angels in America Hydriotaphia, or the Death of Dr Brown The Illusion, adapted from the play by Pier

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