For those who remember thinking Questions of the Heart sounded awesome and sometimes wonder how it would be different were it made today, now that so much has changed, Ben needs money to show you.
All I’ll say is that Ben’s writing and performance the first time around were powerful and I myself would love to know how he synthesizes what’s happened over the last two years.
Many of the characters in the play are friends of mine. In the last two years, one has come out of the closet and appeared on national television as a faithful, woman-married gay Mormon man. One gave up on his marriage. One is now fully active in his ward. One is getting married to his longtime boyfriend this summer.
And those are just the personal stories. The gay/Mormon relationship has changed in many ways since March 2011 on the macro level as well.
Ben’s work is honest and true, excellent in both art and craft, and exquisitely Mormon.
And that’s it. That’s all I’ll say.