ISSN 2330-717X

India: Large-Scale Theater Production Of New Testament In Kerala


A large-scale theater production based on the New Testament will have its opening night in the southern Indian city of Thiruvananthapuram on Jan. 20.

Archbishop Soosa Pakiam of Trivandrum said that 150 artists and around 50 animals will participate in Ente Rakshakan (My Savior), reported The Hindu.

“Most of the cast and crew consist of non-Christians. This comes at a time when motives, including that of religious conversion, are attributed to such attempts,” said Archbishop Soosa Pakiam.

Soorya Krishnamoorthy, one of Ente Rakshakan’s producers, said the two-hour long show takes the audience through the life of Jesus.

Krishnamoorthy told The Hindu that the production would be put on at two different venues each month.

The opening night is at the Salvation Army School grounds in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala state.

UCA News

The Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News, UCAN) is the leading independent Catholic news source in Asia. A network of journalists and editors that spans East, South and Southeast Asia, UCA News has for four decades aimed to provide the most accurate and up-to-date news, feature, commentary and analysis, and multimedia content on social, political and religious developments that relate or are of interest to the Catholic Church in Asia.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.