The Hour of Great Mercy

Ed, a Jesuit priest, returns to the icy and isolated community of Bethlehem, Alaska, in a last-ditch effort to reconcile with his estranged family. Upon arrival, he finds a town still shaken by a tragedy that struck five years ago. As Ed and the community test the limits of their capacity to forgive, Ed unexpectedly falls in love with a stranger beneath the starry Alaskan sky.
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The Hour of Great Mercy

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  • Audrey Cefaly:
    6 Oct. 2018
    Portrait of a town in the scorching echoes of unbearable tragedy. Herein is a deep understanding of human suffering... of ache, of longing. A powerful story of redemption and transcendence. I was moved and invested in every character.
  • California Jack Cassidy:
    13 Aug. 2018
    It’s an excellent play. Moving and funny. I saw a reading of it at Diversionary Theatre. I’m looking forward to seeing a full production!!
  • National New Play Network:
    15 Dec. 2017
    This play was featured at NNPN’s 2017 National Showcase of New Plays.

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