Canceled Play Will Go on in Fort Worth

A theater student's production of Terrence McNally's play Corpus Christi — canceled amid protest at Tarleton State University — will see the stage after all, at Fort Worth's Rose Marine Theater.

The Dallas Morning News is reporting that the play, which drew very public criticism from Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, will go on next month, though a date hasn't been set.

The production, which includes a Jesus figure who performs a marriage ceremony for two gay disciples, "is not for everyone, and I freely recognize that," Adam Adolfo, the Fort Worth theater's executive director, told The News. “It is difficult for some people to digest, but that does not deny its value.”

Texas Tribune reporter Reeve Hamilton reported on the play's cancellation here.

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