NEA Funds Anti-Christian ‘Jerry Springer’ Play With Taxpayer Money

LONDON - NOVEMBER 10: TV Presenter Jerry Springer attends a photocall for the Musical"Jerry Springer The Opera " at The Cambridge Theatre, on November10 2003 in London. (Photo by Steve Finn/Getty Images)

Deal W. Hudson January 30, 2018 Once again the National Endowment for the Arts is in hot water, and deservedly so. A musical entitled, “Jerry Springer, the Opera,” is now being performed in previews at an off-Broadway theatre, The New Group. The musical is ferociously and deliberately anti-Catholic, while The New Group receives substantial NEA… Continue reading NEA Funds Anti-Christian ‘Jerry Springer’ Play With Taxpayer Money

New Production of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ ‘The Pilgrim’s Progress’ Magnificent

English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams arrives at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden for the first performance of his opera titled 'The Pilgrim's Progress'. London, Apr. 26, 1951. (AP Photo)

Deal W. Hudson October 30, 2017 From its first performance in 1951, “The Pilgrim’s Progress,” an opera by Ralph Vaughan Williams has suffered from a checkered history on stage. Its Covent Garden premiere was criticized for its lack of “theatricality,” and the attempt at a revival the following year was a failure. A subsequent and… Continue reading New Production of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ ‘The Pilgrim’s Progress’ Magnificent