Angels Fall is a Tony-nominated play written by Lanford Wilson. It debuted at New York's Circle Repertory Company in 1982.
Niles Harris: a cynical, middle-aged, burned out university ProfessorVita Harris: his much younger wifeDon Tabaha: a brilliant young Native American medical studentMarion Clay: a wealthy, middle-aged widowSalvatore Zappala: Marion's young loverFather William Doherty: an idealistic elderly Catholic priest
A nuclear accident has occurred in a remote section of New Mexico, and two couples who had been travelling through the area are forced to stop and seek shelter, while they await further word from the authorities. They find shelter at a small Catholic mission ministering to impoverished local Native Americans.The first couple consists of a middle-aged Professor and his attractive young wife. He is being taken to a sanitarium near Phoenix, due to a recent nervous breakdown. The professor has become disillusioned with academia, and now like