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University of Minnesota, Morris production of J.B. by Archibald McLeish directed by Licia Swanson.

Synopsis: A fresh and exalting morality that has great stature. It is one of the memorable works of the century as verse, as drama and as spiritual inquiry...We are deep in the unanswered problems of man's relationship to God in an era of cruel injustices. J.B. is Mr. MacLeish's counterpart of the immortal Job. The glory of the play is that, as in the Book of Job, J.B. does not curse God. When he is reunited with his wife, two humbled but valiant people accept the universe, agree to begin life all over again, expecting no justice but unswerving in their devotion to God... In every respect, it is theatre on its highest level.-The New York Times

Publication Date

4-1985

Keywords

Theater programs, Theater

Disciplines

Theatre and Performance Studies

J.B., April 24-27, 1985

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