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A Prayer for the Infidel

ensemble theatre · kaleidoscope productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States

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Review by DANIEL JOHNSON

June 25, 2014 cinesnatch.blogspot.com original article

My overall impression

One of the most ambitious new works of the fest, A Prayer for the Infidel takes place in 1960s San Francisco amid a backdrop of social unrest. Lazaro, former participant in Castro’s revolution, reunites with his childhood friends Clio and Zeke (involved to varying degrees in the Civil Rights Movement) to report on the events surrounding Black Panther Huey Newton’s murder trial. Lazaro is writing a book about revolutions, “the people who lead them” and the ones “who fall victim to them.” As the play progresses, we learn that Lazaro was both.

The themes of the play are fascinating…

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