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Artists for Humanity EpiCenter
|James MacMillan's Clemency receives its North American première in Boston|
|In James MacMillan’s Clemency, three strangers visit Abraham and Sarah. The aging couple make them welcome and receive the news that Sarah will bear a son – to Sarah’s disbelief. They appear to be angels, coming to bless the couple. But as the travelers prepare to leave, they reveal that their next stop is one of condemnation. The people of the twin towns, Sodom and Gomorrah, will be destroyed. Abraham begs for clemency, negotiating salvation if the travelers find good souls among the sinners.
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