Experimental Drama One Act / 4m 1w "A little bit of magic. A little bit of religion. A little bit. A nickel bag. just to let you know it's possible." Magic, indeed. Comic non-sequiturs and show tunes lighten this late sixties irreverent retelling of the birth (and death) of Jesus leading to a transcendental, even spiritual experience. "...simply a hip chronicle of the life and times of Jesus" Rocky Mountain News
About the Author: William M. Hoffman (1939-2017) is best known for his award-winning play AS IS (Pulitzer Prize and Tony nominations, Drama Desk award). He is Professor of Theatre at Lehman College (the City University of New York), and was seen regularly on Conversations With William M. Hoffman (CUNY TV). Hoffman was commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera to write the libretto of THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES in celebration of their centennial (music by John Corigliano). It was recently reprised at the L.A. Opera to great acclaim. He also wrote the libretto to the masque, THE COWS OF APOLLO, performed at BAM and the Aspen Festival. He also wrote the libretto for MORNING STAR (music by Ricky Ian Gordon) commissioned by the Cincinnati Opera. He was a vital part of early Off-Off-Broadway, working at Caffe Cino, La Mama, and The Old Reliable. As editor at Hill and Wang, he promoted the work of many young playwrights in his New American Plays series and later in his landmark anthology Gay Plays: The First Collection.