Religion and stage plays a tricky mixby Cathy Wurzer, Minnesota Public Radio
This weekend, local audiences can find nuns at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres and the Ordway in St. Paul, and a Lutheran pastor at the Plymouth Playhouse.
The plays that feature these characters are all light-hearted holiday offerings, but mixing religion and the arts can be a tricky blend.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Morning Edition arts commentator and St. Paul Pioneer Press theater critic Dominic Papatola about the implications of using religion as a prop on the stage.
- Morning Edition, 11/18/2009, 8:25 a.m.