No Greater Love
A passion play for the Lenten season presented by the Xavier Company
Friday March 24th at 7:00 PM
Saint Philip the Apostle Church
(*Note: This performance will be presented in lieu of Friday Stations of the Cross)
WRITTEN BY: JANEEN STEVENS
DIRECTED AND CHOREOGRAPHED BY: CAROL FERRONE
MUSICAL DIRECTION BY: GERARD DeMAN, jr.
ADDITIONAL CHOREOGRAPHY BY: RHONDA DENISE REID
FEATURING: Pasqualino Beltempo (in the role of Jesus), Nikki Casseri (as Mary), Dorothy Dobkowski, Benjamin Culpepper, Leo Grinberg, Annie Lewis, Brandon Schraml, Rebekah Rawhouser and Tony Bartoli on percussion
No Greater Love, a vibrant musical drama that celebrates the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, will be performed in the sanctuary of churches throughout the tri-state area during the 2023 Lenten and Easter Seasons. Don’t miss this captivating performance of No Greater Love that brings to life the timeless and sacred story of the passion of Jesus Christ.
The Xavier Company, under the direction of Dr. Carol Ferrone and musical direction by Gerard DeMan, is a unique group of performing artists in residence at St. Francis Xavier Church in New York City. These professionally trained actors, singers and dancers perform original works focused on themes of faith and social justice. Founded in 1982, The Xavier Company is celebrating its forty first anniversary of performing arts ministry in the tri-state area. The Xavier Company is renowned for performances that display both spiritual content and artistic excellence.
Tickets are not required. A free will offering will be taken.