Praise, according to press notes, "celebrates gospel music’s rural roots and is inspired by the common themes in world religions. It honors the importance of praising a higher power, no matter how you name the presence of God."
Larry Hart is a Grammy-Award winning composer and singer. Michael Jackson was executive producer on Hart’s musical Sisterella. Hart also wrote original adaptations for the musical The Color Purple and songs for artists like Ozzy Ozborne and Kenny Rogers.
Middle Collegiate Church is located at 112 Second Avenue, near E. Seventh Street. For more information visit www.middlechurch.org.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.