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We invite you to a free performance of Karol Wojtyla’s The Jeweler’s Shop, starring New York City actors and directed by First Things’s own Alexi Sargeant.

The Jeweler’s Shop is a play about marriage by the future Pope John Paul II, told with warmth and wit through the interwoven stories of three couples. We see a couple parted by war, a couple riven by bitterness, and the children of these two unions who find themselves in turn called to love. All grapple with the question: Is human love able to endure the challenges fate throws us? And if so, how?


Wednesday, June 8th at 7:30 pm

Thursday, June 9th at 7:30 pm


First Things office, sixth floor, 35 E 21st Street, New York, Ny 10010.

Free tickets for both performances available here:

Written by Karol Wojtyla. Translated from the Polish by Boleslaw Taborski. Directed by Alexi Sargeant. Featuring: Breanna Blaschke, Jordan Zauha, Emily C. A. Snyder, Cole Matson, Bruce Nicholls, Reneé Roden, Kyle Michael Yoder.