Tony Kushner
Tony Kushner
Wrestling With Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner, the documentary by Oscar-winning director Freida Lee Mock, will be broadcast on the PBS series P.O.V. at 9pm on Wednesday, December 12.

The film focuses on the life of Kushner, who talks about his childhood, his relationship with his parents, and his work as a playwright. The documentary includes extended performances and readings from Kushner's many plays and musicals, including Angels in America, Homebody/Kabul, and Caroline, or Change, along with appearances and commentary by Meryl Streep, Marcia Gay Harden, Mike Nichols, Emma Thompson, Tonya Pinkins, George C. Wolfe, Oskar Eustis, and Maurice Sendak.

Wrestling With Angels has played at many of the nation's top film festivals, including Sundance, Provincetown, and Outfest.

For more information, visit www.pbs.org.