Angels in America – 2017/2018


Play | 7 hours 45 min | 4 May 2017 – 15 July 2018
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 Play consists of two parts – ‘Millenium Approaches’ and ‘Perestroika’. Andrew played the role of Prior Walter on both the West End and Broadway revivals of the show and won his first Tony award for it and was nominated for an Olivier award.


Type: Play
Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre (UK), Neil Simon Theatre (US)
Role: Prior Walter
Co-Stars: Nathan Lane, Denise Gough, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Russell Tovey (UK), James McArdle (US)
First Show: 11 April 2017 (UK), 23 February 2018 (US)
Opening Night 4 May 2017 (UK), 25 March 2018 (US)
Closing Night: 19 August 2017 (UK), 15 July 2018 (US)
Producer: National Theatre
Playwright: Tony Kushner
Director: Marianne Elliott
Set Design: Ian MacNeil
Lighting Design: Paule Constable
Sound Design: Ian Dickinson
Costume Design: Nicky Gillibrand
Duration: 3 h 30 min (Part 1), 4 h 15 min (Part 2)


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2017/2018 Award Season

Award Category Recipient/Nominee(s) Result
Laurence Olivier Awards Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor Andrew Garfield Nominated
Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Andrew Garfield Won Audience Choice Awards Favorite Leading Actor in a Play Andrew Garfield Won
Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Actor in a Play Andrew Garfield Won
Drama League Awards Distinguished Performance Andrew Garfield Nominated
Evening Standard Theatre Awards Best Actor Andrew Garfield Won
Outer Critics Circle Awards Best Actor in a Play Andrew Garfield Won
Theatregoers’ Choice Awards Best Actor in a Play Andrew Garfield Nominated
Theatre Fans’ Choice Awards Best Leading Actor in A Play Andrew Garfield Won

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