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December 1, 2005 at 12:49 PM
I don't know if you can actually
a "favorite" work about the AIDS epidemic but if such a thing is possible, I strenuously recommend Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize winner,
Angels in America
. I suggest seeing the play in a first-rate production above all else, but if you can't find one, reading the script is satisfying enough. I also think the
adaptation was first-rate. The cross-narrative structure is more innovative on the stage (it's a staple of film and TV by now), but the impact of the story and Prior Walter's struggle with HIV is no less compelling. I do, however, know some people who aren't nearly as enamored of the miniseries who find it overwrought and overwritten and pretentious but they're wrong. Ignore those people. Rent or buy the
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