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Saturday, March 19, 2011

Tonight @ Milwaukee Gay Arts Center, 8 p.m.

Terrence McNally's controversial 1998 play Corpus Christi updates the story of Jesus, depicting the Christian savior as a beleaguered gay man in modern Texas. James A. Skiba holds a peaceful kind of charisma about him in the role of...
Friday, March 18, 2011

Tonight @ Milwaukee Gay Arts Center, 8 p.m.

Terrence McNally's controversial 1998 play Corpus Christi updates the story of Jesus, depicting the Christian savior as a beleaguered gay man in modern Texas. James A. Skiba holds a peaceful kind of charisma about him in the role of...
03.12.2011 | | Posted at 03:18 PM

Theatrical Tendencies’ CORPUS CHRISTI makes its impact with a well-orchestrated cast.

By Russ Bickerstaff
On a technical end, Theatrical Tendencies’ production of Corpus Christi has strikingly clean feel to it. There’s an overriding sense of crisp precision about the group’s presence at the Milwaukee Gay Arts Center in every detail. Comfortable padded chairs fill the storefront studio space in exceedingly conscientious rows. Look-up and there’s a lighting grid that seems hung with a very ne...
03.10.2011 | | Posted at 05:39 PM

Thoughts on a production pic from Theatrical Tendencies’ CORPUS CHRISTI

By Russ Bickerstaff
I kind of knew going into this week that it was going to be kind of weird for me. I’d scheduled myself to see two different modern mutations of the basic story arc of the New Testament. Last night’s opening of UWM’s The Last Days of Judas Iscariot was kind of overwhelming. If you go see the show (and you probably should

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09.10.2010 | | Posted at 05:43 AM

Theatrical Tendencies’ Auditions for CORPUS CHRISTI

By Russ Bickerstaff
One of the last controversial plays of the 20th century, Terrence McNally’s Corpus Christi aroused a great deal of anger from people who probably don’t generally attend that much theatre. The play is a re-telling of the story of Jesus Christ set in modern-day Texas. It depicts Jesus and his apostles as gay men. While it doesn’t exactly dissect the theoretical sexuality in Christianity with...

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