Church and State

Friday, June 01, 2012

The award-winning playwright, screenwriter and director John Patrick Shanley talks about his latest play, "Storefront Church," which explores religion and politics in the Bronx. It's the final installment in his Church and State trilogy that started with "Doubt."

"Storefront Church" is in previews at the Atlantic Theater Company and opens June 11.

Comments [5]

DarkSymbolist from NYC!

The Occupy movement being secular/worldly would count as a big huge plus in my book

Jun. 01 2012 12:00 PM
Amy from Manhattan

Wait a minute--finding the info you need & working w/it to decide what to do isn't "doing nothing"! And the Occupy movement isn't only secular/worldly--they've had interfaith events, & some clergymembers have had prominent roles in the movement.

Jun. 01 2012 11:58 AM
Freddi Brown-Carter from Tribeca

Check out 'OCCUPY FAITH'

Jun. 01 2012 11:56 AM
MichaelB from Morningside Heights

Really appreciate this gentleman's outlook and comments... very nuanced and human. And he hasn't used the word "amazing" to describe his fellow theater folks once!

A pleasure to listen to.

Jun. 01 2012 11:55 AM
carolita from nyc

We should be saying "Church OR State." The two do not work together. Not unless you want to say "All the churches and State," which it never is. There's always a preference given to one religion (or one type), humans being what they are.

Jun. 01 2012 11:42 AM

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