Jason Zinoman, reviewing for The New York Timeswrote that the premiere production was "an earnest and reverent spin on the Jesus story, with some soft-spoken, gay-friendly politics thrown in. Materials Request To request a manuscript or archives collection, please visit our Materials Request page. We both watched him as the guy was cute indeed,ever so slowly stroking himself, not knowing whether he was waiting for a nod to get in. My boyfriend and I had a good time in the top row of the balcony. It still had a faded light blue velvet curtain at the front, covering the interior. It was the fantasyland.
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A film about the staging of the play and its reception, titled Corpus Christi: Both the building and its organ, the Mighty Wurlitzer, underwent major restoration projects in the early s, with the theatre itself reopening in the mids. A foyer,offices? It was a special time in gay history and I wish I could have been there to cruise, too.