(Alexis Soloski’s article appeared in the Village Voice, 5/18.)
Passion Play and Lascivious Something
Sarah Ruhl does Jesus, Sheila Callaghan runs off to Greece
Toward the end of Sarah Ruhl's Passion Play—a three-part, 220-minute marathon, produced, appropriately enough, by Epic Theatre Ensemble—a character remarks, "I don't know if this country needs more religion or less of it. Seems to me everyone needs a good night's sleep." Then, acknowledging the lateness of the hour, he turns to the audience and adds, "The more I talk, the less you sleep," and concludes his sermon.
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