Students from Trinity Preparatory School in Orlando, FLA, were dismayed when their production of La Cage aux Folles was cancelled hours before opening night. Seems Bishop Howe was surprised “that any high school would sponsor this particular production,” he wrote. “Having to put a ‘PG-13’ warning label on a dramatic production certainly seems an unusual decision for a Christian preparatory school.” The Headmaster of the school chose to honor the Bishop’s request to cancel the production.(full story at Gordon’s Journey Blog).
The narrow-mindedness of some religious leaders will never cease to amaze me. Anyone familiar with this early 80’s Broadway hit, later made into a movie starring Robin Williams and Nathan Lane, recognizes its message of tolerance, acceptance of self and others, and the importance of family. Aren’t those key tenets of religious teachings?…Oye….