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The World Only Spins Forward

The Ascent of Angels in America

by Isaac Butler and Dan Kois

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The World Only Spins Forward
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The Ascent of Angels in America
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Isaac Butler and Dan Kois

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Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the show's Broadway premiere, an oral history of Angels in America, a generation-defining classic and moving account of the AIDS era, is told through nearly 200 voices in vibrant conversation and debate and is both a rollicking theater saga and an uplifting testament to one of the great works of art of the past century.