Actor is ‘transformed’ by portraying Father Tolton in theater production

July 6, 2022 | Vermont Catholic

By Catholic News Service | Photo Credit: CNS/courtesy St. Luke Productions via Catholic Review
Jim Coleman wasn’t at all interested in portraying Father Augustus Tolton in a national traveling theater production.While he found the story of America’s first recognized Black Catholic priest inspirational, the veteran actor of more than two decades was more interested in television and film roles.

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