Angels in America, Part Two Study Guide

Angels in America, Part Two

Angels in America, Part Two by Tony Kushner

The second part of Angels in America, Perestroika, sees Prior, a gay man with AIDS, encountering an angel while his lover, Louis, runs off with a Mormon man, Joe. The angel tells Prior that it's his job to put an end to human progress. The play continues the themes explored in the first part, with characters questioning their identities. It also adds a spiritual element, with the character of the angel, as well as a social commentary that suggests that humankind has a long way to go but can improve.

Angels in America, Part Two Book Notes