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Q&A: 'Noah' Director Darren Aronofsky on Justice vs. Mercy
Originally Posted: 03/24/2014 - 4:41pm | Type: Blog

The Noah epic releasing in theaters this Friday promises to be controversial, with director Darren Aronofsky calling it “the least biblical biblical film ever made.” The Noah ...

A Controversial Broadway Play on the Virgin Mary closes Why?
Originally Posted: 05/08/2013 - 10:22am | Type: Blog

NEW YORK — A Tony-nominated play that offered a controversial take on the Virgin Mary reflecting on her life held its final performance on Sunday, closing after only two weeks as poor ticket sales never matche ...

Concerts and Controversial Opera Bring Faiths Together in St. Louis
Originally Posted: 09/11/2012 - 9:34am | Type: Blog

Terrorism stories are rarely happy stories, and yet the path Timothy O'Leary has taken — from bringing the controversial opera "The Death of Klinghoffer" to St. Louis last year to a Sept. 11 mem ...

Stage Presence
Originally Posted: 08/14/2012 - 12:01pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jason Howard Kentucky theater company founder Cathy Rawlings lifts up black culture. THE CHOIR AT Lexington, ...

Palmed, Passionate Drama
Originally Posted: 03/30/2012 - 12:00pm | Type: Blog

Dramatic structure serves to sharpen our focus and draws us into narrative as imagined and experienced co-conspirators in the Palm Sunday service. The Bible is steeped in drama.   ...

Dramatic Possibilites
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Deryl Davis What happens when young playwrights set their live to paper? Washington, D.C. playwright Kar­en Za ...

Stories as Spiritual Practice
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh From parables to street theater, imagined worlds open our eyes. Being a disciple takes imaginatio ...

Word Become Fresh
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:43am | Type: Magazine Article

Kimberly Burge Finding God in theater. Prelude: Live theater first enraptured me with a burst through the ...

Dramatic Faith
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:43am | Type: Magazine Article

James Martin, SJ Like the actors in this off-Broadway play, we're all participants in the story of Jesus. ...

Acts of Strength
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:43am | Type: Magazine Article

Lisa Wagner-Carollo Incarcerated women use theater to share their stories - and shape their lives. I need you, ...

Judas, We Hardly Knew Ye
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger The 'gospel' of Judas and The Da Vinci Code make Christianity unrecognizable. It’s ...

Theater of the Soul
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Beth Newberry In the spring of 2000, a sold-out crowd of volunteers and union organizers, parents and students, hourly wage earners and sa ...

A Caged Bird Sings
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Filipino Karl Gaspar spent 22 months in a Marcos prison. This is the truth he found there. ...

Lights in the Fog
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Hulteen Theodore Ward's Hope for a Better Racial Future The year is 1995. Much of America, especiall ...