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New Play On Loveless Church: "God Hates You"

Mark Schierbecker, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=31183485
A real-life demonstration by Westboro Baptist Church.

Anyone familiar with the Westboro Baptist Church and its protests will immediately recognize the title of a new play about a fictional similar church.  "God Hates You" is the play by Emily Dendinger. 

It concerns a young member of the church who realizes, through social media, that her view of the world is not the only one. 

The play gets a reading in Ashland tonight (January 25th), sponsored by the Ashland New Plays Festival.  The playwright and director Chip Walton join us.  


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