Directing Passion Plays in Prison
The Easter story has been taken into prisons around the world. Passion Plays have a unique way of capturing the Gospel story for the prisoners involved. Listen to Suzanne Lofthus talk about directing Passion Plays in prison. This is her story of directing ‘The Life of Christ’ in the high-security prison in Louisiana – Angola Jail, the largest jail in the US.
“Her son in the marines had disowned her…she thought the next time she saw her son would be in a body bag coming back from Iraq.“
Listen to Suzanne Lofthus talking about the prisoner who played Mary the mother of Jesus. In the Passion Play in Angola jail, the largest prison in the US. https://youtu.be/miKqXVZMTKc
“We don’t hide the fact that we’re in a prison…we never forget where we are and who the people are. When Jesus did a miracle, they all stood up and applauded.”
Listen to Suzanne Lofthus talk about directing Passion Plays in Angola Jail, Louisiana, the largest prison in the US: https://youtu.be/miKqXVZMTKc