The Schoolhouse Theater presents the World Premiere of Martha Clarke’s CANTICLE (God’s Fool)

This is the World Premiere of CANTICLE (God’s Fool), a dramatic piece by the world-renowned Martha Clarke. It is the first production of the beloved Schoolhouse Theater (Westchester’s oldest professional theatrical venue) since Covid.  Presented at the beautiful Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden, it is the first public performance of MacArthur Genius Award Winner Martha Clarke’s story about the mystic Saint Francis of Assisi, whose extraordinary rejection of wealth, animus against cruelty and ethereal love of all animals is a parable that speaks deeply to our time. This dynamic production will begin in North Salem, travel to Off-Broadway’s legendary La Mama Theatre and thence to the Spoleto Festival in Italy before returning to the Hammond Museum for a summer reprise al fresco in the Stroll Gardens…

“St. Francis of Assisi brought to Christianity an idea of poverty against the luxury, pride, and vanity of the civil and ecclesiastical powers of the time. He changed history.” Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio/Pope Francis

Performance Dates and Times:

Thursday, December 30 @ 7pm
Friday, December 31 @ 7pm
Saturday, January 1 @ 4pm & 7pm
Sunday, January 2 @ 3pm

Event Location and Ticket Information

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The Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden
28 Deveau Rd.
Salem, NY, NY 10560
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, January 2, 2022
Times: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Ticket pricing:

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$25.00 - General Admission

Presenter: The Schoolhouse Theater
Presenter Phone: 914-473-7111
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