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"This week, the Wilma Theater opens its season with an impressive production of Tony Kushner’s masterpiece Perestroika, the second play in Kushner’s epic Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes."
Wilma Theater's "Perestroika" Another Slice of Heaven, Review in Philadelphia Weekly
"Zizka’s first-rate ensemble effectively delivers the chaotic thoughts and heightened emotions experienced by Kushner’s microcosm of humanity, along with his survivors’ personal growth, acceptance, and zest for life, despite its travails."
A Grand and Visionary ANGELS IN AMERICA, PART II: PERESTROIKA at the Wilma, Review from STAGE Magazine
"Blanka Zizka has directed brilliantly, aided by the superb cast she hired. The players don’t push for laughs; they never mug or underline their words."
America through an AIDS prism, 20 years later, Broad Street Review
"Kushner has stuffed everything into this gorgeous, enormous two-part play about forgiveness and hope."
A passionate 'Angels in America' soars at the Wilma, Review in The Philadelphia Inquirer
"In Zizka’s staging, the angel’s appearance is more memorable than in the original Broadway production!"
"Angels in America" Is One of the Most Influential, Epic Stories of HIV/AIDS, Review in Philadelphia Weekly
“Massive and magnificent! [Part One was] living, thrilling theater brilliantly directed by Blanka Zizka! I can hardly wait for Part Two!”
A Magnificent 'Angels' Soars to Heights, Review in The Philadelphia Inquirer