Angels in America, Part One: Millenium Approaches

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Harper Amaty Pitt / Martin Heller

Angels in America, Part One: Millenium Approaches

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Act 1, scene 3
Time & Place
Harper’s Apartment, Brooklyn. Fall 1985
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Monologue Context

Harper Pitt, an agoraphobic with a prescription drug problem that sometimes results in

Monologue Text

Start: People who are lonely, people left alone, sit talking nonsense to the air, imagining… beautiful systems dying, old fixed orders spiraling apart… When you look at the ozone layer, from outside, from a spaceship, it looks like a pale blue halo, a gentle, shimmering aureole encircling the atmosphere encircling the earth.

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End: I’d like to go traveling. Leave you behind to worry. I’ll send postcards with strange stamps and tantalizing messages on the back. “Later maybe.” “Nevermore…”

For full text, see:

Kushner, Tony. Angels in America Theatre Communications Group, Inc., 1995, p.22-23



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