Episcopalians: Off Broadway

Every evening at 8, at a drab brick building in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen, the stage is set for the American Place Theater production of Poet Robert Lowell's The Old Glory. Every Sunday at noon, with the addition of an altar, the same building is ready for the Holy Communion services of St. Clement's Episcopal Church, an off-Broadway mission parish serving the theater community. Running both shows is the Rev. Sidney Lanier, 41, a lively, loquacious priest who as president of the theater and vicar of St. Clement's is trying to bridge the...