The Cadaver Synod: A Pope Musical

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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

In 897 A.D., Pope Stephen VII dug up the rotting corpse of his predecessor, Pope Formosus, and placed it on trial in front of the entire Roman Senate, clergy, and aristocracy. After screaming at it for hours, Stephen had the body dismembered, disrobed, and thrown in the Tiber River. Why would he do this? Come see composer-lyricist Robbie Florian's answer to that question! Brought to life with a sensuous mix of pope-punk, Catholic pop, and inarguably melodic ecclesiastical mandible-flappings, the trial of the ninth century awaits you.

Visit the The Cadaver Synod: A Pope Musical website:

http://www.nymf.org/festival/2017-events/cadaver-synod-pope-musical/

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