- May 24, 2020
George Elliot knows the power of a story to touch souls. He has spent years as an actor, director and playwright. Now he’s on a mission to save lives.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence is no longer allowing an alternative magazine to hold its annual theater awards show at a church-owned facility after the magazine published an opinion piece critical of the bishop.
Pope Francis’s favorite film, the 1987 classic Babette’s Feast, is now a stage play, opening last month off-Broadway in a new, stripped-down production that focuses on storytelling rather than overly sensationalized entertainment.
Paul Bentley, best known for playing the High Septon on HBO’s Game of Thrones, found a document Pierre Teilhard de Chardin was forced to sign in 1925 affirming Church teaching.
Historians see the first World War as a the first truly modern war. The slaughter was immense and the carnage shocking. For the first time the killing machines were used with brutal, cold efficiency, and as they were, they ushered in the machine age. A new play asks whether one can find hope in the midst of the horrors of war and what light one might find in the face of death.