'Angels in America' playwright Tony Kushner discusses homosexuality, theater

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 | 8:25 p.m. CDT; updated 6:49 a.m. CDT, Thursday, April 25, 2013

COLUMBIA — Tony Award-winning playwright and screenwriter Tony Kushner had a dream about a friend who had just gotten the AIDS virus and an angel crashing through the ceiling. Then, he wrote a poem about it called “Angels in America,” and he has never looked at it since that day.