San Jose / CALIFORNIA
IN THE NAME OF LOVE, FROM CREATION TO THE CROSS, is the title of this year’s Easter Passion Play produced by the Cathedral of Faith in San Jose. The renowned free theatrical musical will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on Wed., March 16, Thurs., March 17, Friday, March18, Wed., March 23, Thurs., March 24 and Good Friday, March 25. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
“This year’s presentation is inspiring,” said Senior Pastor Ken Foreman. “We want to celebrate Easter in an exciting way. This theatrical production will literally take you back in time to experience the life, death and resurrection of Christ.” The Cathedral of Faith has a long history of performing Passion Plays, dating back over 40 years. Over 25,000 people attend the performances each year, travelling from all across the Bay Area for the experience. This year’s production begins at the time of Creation and ends with Jesus on the Cross.
“We’ve included music by U2, Imagine Dragons and Evanescence,” said Cathedral’s Worship Pastor Vaughn Thompson. “This is a great chance to invite friends or neighbors who may never come to church, but would enjoy a Broadway-style musical production.” The free event will feature aerialists, special lighting and sound effects, a live orchestra and over 300 in the cast and crew.
The public is invited to see the conclusion to the presentation upon return for Easter services, Saturday, March 26 at 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 27 at 7:30, 9:00, 10:30 a.m. and12:00 noon. They will watch Jesus burst forth from the tomb, overcoming death and thousands will be blessed by an inspiring Easter message by Pastor Ken during each service.
For more information about Cathedral of Faith, log onto www.cathedraloffaith.org, or contact Kurt Foreman, Director of Operations, at 408-204-8088 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2315 Canoas Garden Ave. San Jose, CA 95125