September 29–October 8, 2023
In a time-bending corner of Purgatory called Hope, Judas is on trial for his betrayal of Jesus, his soul left in the balance. Through the testimonies of larger-than-life biblical and historical characters such as Mother Teresa, Sigmund Freud and Satan, Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis’ provocative and irreverently funny play forces us to examine our ideas of love, divine mercy, free will and forgiveness, searching for the line between good and evil.
Performance Dates & Times
Friday, September 29, at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 30, at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 30, at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 1, at 2:30 p.m.
Monday, October 2, at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 5, at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, October 6, at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 7, at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 7, at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 8, at 2:30 p.m.
We’ve gone digital!
In alignment with the University’s commitment to sustainability, the programs for all of our productions will be available online. Audience members will be able to scan a QR code in the theatre, or visit dramaticarts.usc.edu/digital-programs to view or print the program. A limited number of printed programs will be available upon request.
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Please be advised that this production features adult themes and language, including descriptions of mental torture, use of discriminatory language that exhibits racism, homophobia, sexism, ableism and anti-Semitism. It explores themes of death, violence and suicide (specifically hanging), includes sexualized objectification, references to abortion, rape, and disordered eating, and contains debate on theological arguments, faith and spirituality.
By Stephen Adly Guirgis
Directed by Natsuko Ohama & David Warshofsky