Part I - Millennium Approaches Encompassing the lives of seven individuals as they negotiate New York City during the AIDS crisis that wracked the world in the 1980s, Kushner looks to a deeply human series of reactions to a seemingly indiscriminate epidemic, and offers spiritual outlet for the redemption and reclamation of their souls. Mature content.
Part II - Perestroika In this stunning finale Kushner brings an other-worldly, angelic presence to protagonist Prior Walter as he and his fellow sufferers negotiate how their lives will either progress or end. Palliative confessions, realizations, and declarations of faith give way to hope for the future and a lesson in humanity. Mature content.