No Greater Love
No Greater Love, a vibrant musical drama that celebrates the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, will be performed in the sanctuary of churches throughout the tri-state area during the 2009 Lenten Season. Peter A. Proctor plays the role of Jesus and Tiffany Provencher plays Mary. The cast also features George Brouillette, Heather Bullock, Barry Gomolka, Marian Lizzio, Abigail Taylor and Israel Viñas.
The Xavier Company is a unique group of Christian performing artists in residence at St. Francis Xavier Church in New York City. These professionally trained actors, singers and dancers perform original works focused on themes of faith and social justice. Founded in 1982, The Xavier Company is celebrating its twenty sixth anniversary of performing arts ministry in the tri-state area. The Xavier Company is renowned for performances that display both spiritual content and artistic excellence. A review of this production can be found in the South Bergenite Newspaper.
In another review in the Ecumenist, Father John Kelly praised No Greater Love for its multicultural cast and he called this production “an impressive and moving rendition of the passion which qualifies as a hymn of reconciliation” because it is free of anti-Semitic overtones found in other Passion plays. In a conversation with the director, Fr. Kelly said, “I have reviewed more than 30 Passion Plays around the world. No Greater Love is one of two that I would recommend.”
Don’t miss this captivating performance of No Greater Love that brings to life the timeless and sacred story of the passion of Jesus Christ.
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Reviews are welcome.
Contact: Carol Ferrone
Whom Shall I Send?
Whom Shall I Send?, an exciting new musical, finds its roots in the New Testament as it depicts God’s call to the disciples and their response.
The play explores the humanity of the disciples – their doubts, fears and joys – as they decide to follow Christ.
The energetic dialogue, vibrant songs and dances celebrate the spiritual journey of Peter, Paul, John, Mary Magdalene, Mary and Lydia.
This poignant and moving drama engages the audience in a story of faith, love and friendship.
The Xavier Company is a group of professional actors, singers and dancers in residence at St. Francis Xavier Church in Manhattan under the direction of Carol Ferrone, who holds an MA in theater from Columbia University.
Whom Shall I Send features the music of Dan Schutte, Michael Ward, Laurence Rosania and others under the musical direction of Gerard DeMan.
The cast of talented professionals include Laura Cable, Christopher Gleason, Heather Helton, Bruce Jones, and Gil Pritchett III. Don’t miss Whom Shall I Send, a joyful celebration of the gospel message!