In The Passion According to Saint Luke
, the inspiring Easter story is brought to life in a beautiful, deeply moving, and dramatic portrayal of the Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. This production is particularly appropriate for the Lenten and Easter seasons. Leonardo Defilippis' honest dramatic performance of these events, taken directly from the Gospel of Luke, draws his audience into a deep understanding of the immensity of God's love for His children. His Shakespearean training and strong commitment to the message of the Gospel give him a profound appreciation for the passion and mystery of Saint Luke’s account. The Passion
opens with Jesus' entry into Jerusalem and carries us through the Last Supper, the Agony in the Garden, onto the Cross, and to the glorious Resurrection. Defilippis uses few props, allowing the text and the majestic musical score to speak straight to the heart.The Passion According to Saint Luke
opened in Lent 1981, in response to the tremendous response received by The Gift of Peace
, and this popular spiritual drama continues to tour the country nearly every year during the spring. Audiences constantly remark on the profound impact a live production of the Gospel has on their lives. "When you start performing the Word of God, you feel this tremendous grace," comments actor Leonardo Defilippis. "As an actor you begin to see that this is not another script. If you believe the Word of God is God, then Jesus becomes present in the actor for the people. It is Jesus who does all, I do nothing."
Suitable for all ages