A Roof Overhead and Other Plays

A Roof Overhead and Other Plays Five Plays About the Search for SpiritualityNational award winning playwright Mahonri Stewart continues to explore the contours of spirituality in an increasingly complicated world This volume include

  • Title: A Roof Overhead and Other Plays
  • Author: Mahonri Stewart
  • ISBN: 9780988323377
  • Page: 445
  • Format: Paperback
  • Five Plays About the Search for SpiritualityNational award winning playwright Mahonri Stewart continues to explore the contours of spirituality in an increasingly complicated world This volume includes A Roof Overhead The Fielding family s Mormon values conflict with their tenant s atheistic beliefs Can mutual tolerance be found, or will tragedy ruin their chances forFive Plays About the Search for SpiritualityNational award winning playwright Mahonri Stewart continues to explore the contours of spirituality in an increasingly complicated world This volume includes A Roof Overhead The Fielding family s Mormon values conflict with their tenant s atheistic beliefs Can mutual tolerance be found, or will tragedy ruin their chances for finding common ground Friends of God This play dramatizes the history of Joseph Smith s martyrdom and the controversies and dangers that led up to it White Mountain and The Prince s House These two short plays explore the light and dark sides of the spiritual world Yeshua The New Testament Gospels are explored in new and beautiful ways Stewart s skill at dialogue and characterization, mingled with just the right amount of humor, drama, and pathos, anchors us to the play we become than mere observers What A Roof Overhead says to Mormons is, We are not alone in the world We need to learn to get along with others of different or, sometimes, no faith Excerpt from the AML Award Citation for Drama, 2012 I m getting and impatient to see great Mormon literature before I die Thanks to Mahonri Stewart, we re coming closer I loved his A Roof Overhead Hooray for quality It s coming Marilyn Brown, Association for Mormon Letters Mahonri Stewart s Yeshua tells the familiar story of Jesus, but unlike so many retellings of the Savior s life, it does not play like a highlights reel of the Gospels At its heart, Yeshua is about our need for deeply personal relationships not only with the divine, but with all of humanity Scott Hales, literary critic and award winning cartoonist of Garden of Enid

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