"We hope those who didn't have a chance to come to see it will also come -- oh and bring their mothers, too because
Edwards said it is certainly in order to continue the remembrance of the crucifixion of Jesus.
"As Christians we should have it as part of our daily thoughts that he came here and died for us," Edwards said. "So, we don't need a holiday or a special day to remember what Jesus did for us."
Edwards said so many holy men foretold that a messiah would come to save the people, but when he got here people were reluctant to believe who he was.
"Jesus didn't come here looking like royalty -- he took a lowly role as messiah so many people of that time missed out on who he really was," Edwards said. "But he could lay hands on people and the blind would be able to see, the lame could walk. They had never seen anything like that before. But they were caught up on his outer appearances, his sandals and clothes."
Edwards said to this day people have not learned the lesson of looking at character and not the outer appearance.
Edwards said he is really proud of the performances that brought people from as far away as
"Everything that you saw in the performance was to take those who were in attendance to that time and to that day and let them be an eyewitness to some of the events that took place," Edwards said.
Barnes said he researched his role.
Don'Trell Barnes, who is the stage manager, said it was his first time.
"I was busier than I had ever been," Barnes said. "I am used to directing choirs, but this was certainly more challenging."
Barnes said he loved the experience and would do it again.
Edwards said the performance will call on all of your emotions.
"People who come cried. I looked up and some of our choir members were crying," Edwards said. "But most of all we rejoiced and gave God honor and praise."
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