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Religious Demonstrators Protest New Broadway Play About Virgin Mary

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A new Broadway play had some people heading to the picket line.

Demonstrators were out in front of Midtown's Walter Kerr Theatre on Monday protesting the show "The Testament Of Mary," which portrays the life of Jesus's mother in ways some say do not mesh with biblical text.

"They use her name but they don't use the truth and her love," a protester said. "So we're here to defend her love and defend who she is and what she stood for and what we all stand for because an attack on her is an attack on us."

"It's a play that attacks the Virgin Mary, it attacks the Gospel, it attacks the Catholic faith in the most horrendous manner and we're here peacefully saying that this has got to stop," said another protester.

The producers of the show responded saying in part, "We respect the right of protesters to express their viewpoint and ask that they come to our play with an open mind and let the work speak for itself." ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP