Category Archives: Salvation

Thespis and Theism

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

In a Nutshell

Underlying all the lame excuses for excluding plays from our post-modern lives is the intense love-hate relationship between most all religions and live theatre dating from the dawn of Western Civilization.

A closer look at the following abstract is posted in Theatre & Religion. Continue reading Thespis and Theism

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Mamet’s Chiropractor

This is funny:

The (Jewish) Defendant in Mamet’s Romance is a chiropodist (no, a chiropractor!) who discovers and proclaims, at the end of Scene Two, in the middle of a vicious (and hilarious) bloodbath of religious bigotry with his (Catholic) Defense Attorney: “I KNOW HOW TO BRING PEACE TO THE MIDDLE EAST!” Continue reading Mamet’s Chiropractor