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What happens to three closeted gay Catholic priests when their bishop demands that all his priests read a letter from the pulpit ordering Catholics to vote against same-sex marriage? One of the priests, Father Ed, publicly objects to the bishop's demand. This changes his friendship with the other two and leads to a frightening confrontation with the bishop. The answer to the question "Will he or won't he read the anti-gay letter?" is revealed in the final scene. Written by a gay Catholic priest, A Letter From The Bishop is a look into the secret lives of closeted gay American Catholic priests who are forced by their bishops to make anti-gay political statements from their pulpits. This play will help you understand how gay priests succeed or fail to reconcile their private lives with the laws of their church.

Show Details

  • Running Time:1hr 30min
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Theatre at St. Clement's, Off-Broadway