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The Heresy of Love
The Heresy of Love by Helen Edmundson
Inspired by the life of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, Helen Edmundson creates a depiction of the church and state in turmoil while also focusing on women’s right in a censored society. Sister Juana, the main character, finds her freedom of expression threatened when her life is disrupted by the arrival of a new archbishop at her convent. Though this play takes place in 17th-century Mexico, the themes and topics are relevant to contemporary discussions.
Tickets for the performances are $12.00 for adults, $10 for students and seniors and Illinois State faculty and staff. Tickets can be purchased at the College of Fine Arts Box Office, located in the Center for the Performing Arts, from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, or by calling (309) 438-2535. Tickets are also available through ticketmaster.com. Free parking is available in the School Street Parking deck for all performances.