Beth Malone Steps Into Broadway’s Angels in America Full-Time May 23

Broadway News   Beth Malone Steps Into Broadway’s Angels in America Full-Time May 23
 
The Tony nominee, who has appeared in the two-part play at select performances, succeeds Amanda Lawrence.
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Beth Malone Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Beth Malone assumes the role of the Angel in the Broadway revival of Angels of America full-time beginning May 23. The Tony nominee has been playing the role—plus the additional parts the track entails—on Wednesday performances of both parts (Millennium Approaches and Perestroika) at the Neil Simon Theatre.

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Beth Malone and Andrew Garfield Brinkhoff-Moegenburg

The limited engagement will run on extension through July 15.

Malone takes over for Amanda Lawrence, who opened the production both on Broadway and at London’s National Theatre.

The revival of Tony Kushner’s two-part epic is the most Tony-nominated production of a play in Broadway history with 11 nominations, including Best Revival of a Play, Best Direction of a Play for Marianne Elliott, and nods for performers Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, Denise Gough, and Susan Brown.

Malone earned a Tony nomination in 2015 for her performance as Alison Bechdel in Fun Home; she previously appeared on Broadway in Ring of Fire. Additional credits include The Unsinkable Molly Brown (having recently returned to the musical in a developmental presentation from Kathleen Marshall) and The Marvelous Wonderettes.

In addition to Garfield as Prior Walter, Lane as Roy Cohn, Gough as Harper Pitt, and Brown as Hannah Pitt, the cast includes James McArdle as Louis Ironson, Lee Pace as Joseph Pitt, and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett as Belize.

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