Venue Details

4 Star Starred
Open Window Theatre
Located in the Metropolis Minneapolis Building 1313 Chestnut Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55403
763-732-8091
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The weather was mild. I wore jeans..
Mercy Unrelenting dress Jul 25 2014 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
The Farmer's Market is just down the road and you can pick up your Christmas tree on the way home.
A Christmas Pudding info Dec 03 2013 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

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4.5 average rating
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Angela Red Velvet
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5 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 26 2013

We absolutely loved this production. The acting was top-notch. The intimate theater setting is such that all seats are great! Can't wait to see more from Open Window Theater. Definitely go and support this wonderful talented group! And as a...continued

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended May 17 2013

Although I should have probably guessed that this play was going to have strong religious messages given that it was about the murder of a young girl who was declared a saint by the Catholic Church, I think that the treatment was heavy-handed and...continued

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39 reviews
31 stars
attended Sep 21 2013

Wow! I don't know where to begin. It was so intense. Amazingly good actors and story! They just draw you right into it and you go through so many emotions. I can tell you I was not the only one to shed a few tears. I was quite surprised there...continued

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Website

http://www.openwindowtheatre.org

Description

Mercy Unrelenting recounts the events surrounding the tragic murder of a young Italian teenager, Maria Goretti, and the later reformation of her murderer, Alessandro Serenelli. 

The play begins 50 years after the crime when Alessandro, now an old man living in an obscure Franciscan monastery, is confronted with his painful history once again and the challenge of trying to bring good from the evils of his past. 

Mercy Unrelenting tells a shockingly dramatic story in a beautifully artistic way, exploring the nature of forgiveness, the possibility of redemption, and the sometimes controversial elements that surround this story. Written by Jeremy Stanbary, whose original dramas have been performed for tens of thousands across the U.S. as well internationally since 2003. 

Mercy Unrelenting is recommended for those age 13 or older. Parental discretion is advised. 

This show’s running time is two hours.

About the Ticket Supplier: Open Window Theatre

At the Open Window Theatre, we want you to enjoy great plays and great art and breathe easy while you do so. We want to produce theater you can believe in, so you don't have to worry about what you might experience when you walk through our doors, and so you leave wanting to come back for more.