"Godspell" gets born again

With “Godspell,” as with so many things, you never forget your first time. Mine was in the spring of 1973, on an 8th grade class trip that took us down to Ford’s Theater in Washington to see that “hippie musical about Jesus,” as one of the nuns in the school disdainfully called it (though to [Read More...]

What if the Bible were written for Twitter?

That’s the audaciously clever premise behind one of the plays commissioned in London to mark the anniversary of the King James Bible. The New York Times has more: God’s terse first line in the Book of Genesis — “Let there be light” — was ready-made for the Twitter generation. If only the rest was as [Read More...]

Quote of the day

“I do not want you stage folk to develop the idea that the Catholic Church now formally approves of things on the stage.” – New York Cardinal John M. Farley, in creating the Catholic Actors Guild in 1914. Read all about it here. Fascinating stuff! [Read more...]


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