Religion: Miracle Play for Moderns

Miracle Play for Moderns Medieval man went to church for his theater as well as for worship; "mysteries," "moralities" and miracle plays had their origins in churches and were often performed there. A wing of the modern British theater seems to be going back to church. This year, stimulated by the Festival of Britain and the enthusiasm of the Religious Drama Society, churches all over England are opening their doors to plays and players, masterpieces of the Middle Ages are being revived, and new religious plays are being produced, among them Novelist-Playwright Dorothy L....

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