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Angels in America

Composer:
Peter Eötvös
Original Language:
English
Librettist:
Mari Mezei
Description:
Opera in Two Parts
Notes:

Based on the play by Tony Kushner.

This classification is of the revised version.

Time:
1980s
Place:
America
Role Voice Part Classification
The Angel/A Voice* Soprano L
Harper Pitt/Ethel Rosenberg/Angel Antarctica* Soprano L
Hannah Pitt/Rabbi Chemelwitz/Henry/Angel Asiatica* Mezzo Soprano L
Prior Walter* Baritone L
Roy Cohn/Ghost #1/Angel Australia* Bass-Baritone L
Belize/Mr. Lies/Woman/Angel Africanii* Countertenor F
Louis Ironson/Angel Oceania* Tenor F
Joseph Pitt/Ghost #2/Angel Europe* Baritone F
Vocal Trio:**
Soprano Soprano F
Alto Alto F
Bass-Baritone Bass-Baritone F
* As specified in the score, the eight singers onstage sing multiple roles, as listed.
** As specified in the score, the Trio performs while sitting in the orchestra pit.
As specified in the score, all singers are amplified.
 
Minimum Chorus:  No chorus