Tonight my Mom took me to see Godspell at a church over in Gaithersburg. We got dinner at Dave’s American Bistro in Laytonsville. This place looks like a total hole-in-the-wall! Seriously! But the food was great. I think the Cream of Crab was some of the best I ever had. It was a little pricey but overall a great find!
On the play… let me first start with the church. Or should I say MEGA church. I mean this place puts the ridiculous St Louis cathedral in Clarksville to shame. My qualm with MEGA churches is that they feel very commercial to me. I admit, this one didn’t feel like that so much. It was very nice, actually. Okay, well I haven’t even made it to the auditorium yet. It’s HUGE and the sound system is like something you’d see at a theater on Broadway. There is some serious electronics in this joint.
My mom had the hook-up and her friend who attends the church got us excellent seats. Front and Center. Literally, perfect seats. I have never seen GodSpell before so when the Jesus character emerges looking a like a clown, I was a little taken back. It felt wrong for a minute or 5. But the message is right. The show was excellent. Like professional production. These kids (like kids! teenagers) have more talent in their pinkie toe then I do in my entire being. I was just absolutely in awe.
Great night!!! Thanks Mom!