CHRISTIANS by Lucas Hnath at Playwrights Horizons

THE CHRISTIANS
by Lucas Hnath
directed by Les Waters

Playwrights Horizons, Mainstage Theatre
August 28, 2015 - October 11, 2015

www.playwrightshorizons.org
@PHnyc

Ten years ago, Pastor Paul’s church was a modest storefront. Now it houses thousands, with a coffee shop in the lobby and a baptismal font as big as a swimming pool. But Paul is about to preach a sermon that will shake the foundation of his congregation’s beliefs. Backed by a live choir, The Christians is both epic and unexpectedly intimate, an unflinching look at faith in America — and its power to unite or divide.

FEATURING
Emily Donahoe - Congregant
Andrew Garman - Pastor
Philip Kerr - Elder
Larry Powell - Associate Pastor
Linda Powell - Wife

Scenic Design  Dane Laffrey
Costume Design  Connie Furr Solomon
Lighting Design  Ben Stanton
Sound Design  Jake Rodriguez
Production Stage Manager  Marisa Levy

NEWS:

September 3, 2015: Lucas Hnath’s ‘The Christians’ Tackles a Schism Among the Flock —New York Times >>

"Lucas Hnath grew up in an evangelical church. His mother became a minister, and he thought he might do the same. Instead, he became a playwright, and now he’s written a knowing script about congregational tremors set off by a doctrinal dispute inside a megachurch...."


 

 

 

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