This trauma and the loss of his mother in the same accident has left him deathly afraid of water. In theater class students read numerous plays, but this one stuck about to me because often I found myself disappointed in the endings of plays because some didn't feel complete, but while not a complete ending, the reader feels fulfilled. He is older and takes Dewey under his wing. Her skills may be at least partially commended, as the town is soon visited by one C. We will subsequently notify you when it is complete.
Since then, Buddy has become hydrophobic, with an inordinate, horrific fear of water, including ponds, rivers, rain, and even filled washtubs. Toting her bible and singing hymns, she is determined to pray up a preacher. The entrance to the theatre is located inside the patio area found on the east side of the 1300 building. This knowledge sets in motion a startling chain of events. We will open starting one hour before the start of the performance and close with the start of the performance.
The Diviners is a story of faith and friendship in Depression-era Indiana. The preacher, set on breaking away from a long line of Kentucky family preachers, is determined not to do what h A funny and deeply moving 2-act play by my friend and Hanover College alumnus Jim Leonard, Jr. Director Zachary Owen reversed the positions of the audience and the stage to build a raked thrust platform with the audience seated intimately on three sides of the stage for the current production of Jim Leonard, Jr. The story concerns Buddy, a teenaged boy who nearly drowned in an accident when he was small which killed his mother. They descend on the event and, in the confusion, the boy drowns. Shortly after settling in, C.
The Box Office will reopen on Thursday, February 7th at 9:30am for the normal hours of Monday through Friday 9:30am to 3:30pm. The relationships between Showers and the folks in the town is incredibly warming to view. This play, by Jim Leonard Jr. Alternatively, you can call us today at 714-992-7150 to speak with our staff directly. Accessibility: Our wheelchair accessibility section is located in the first row at ground level. Then it was a hit in Circle Rep's New York production and is in constant production in colleges, high schools, and community theaters around the world.
When purchasing tickets please let our Box Office staff know of any accessibility needs. The townsfolk have been praying for a preacher. Additionally, most seating requires the navigation of a few steps per aisle. She sneaks off to dance with Dewey. Join us on this eBook adventure as we explore Diviners Characters. Tickets purchased greater than one week will be postal mailed. The action then jumps to Buddy searching divining for water for a well on Basil's farm.
By continuing to the Eventbrite site you are agreeing to their terms of service as outlined on the Eventbrite site. After graduation, h e co-founded the still-flourishing Bloomington Playwrights Project. Buddy Layman - Toby Jaros Jennie Mae Layman - Emily Ptaszek Ferris Layman - Christopher Plotts C. Trauma, loss, and a deathly fear of water haunt the young man, while the preacher is set on breaking away from a long line of Kentucky family preachers, The destinies of these two fateful souls will be irrevocably intertwined through tragic circumstances, but how does this story end? Set in the tiny fictitious town of Zion, Indiana, the story revolves around Buddy Layman, a fourteen-year-old boy with developmental challenges and a paralyzing fear of water. Show times are at 7:30 p. Author Posted on Categories , , ,.
One day a stranger and retired preacher, C. This is alarming in its beauty and quiet tragedy. Accessibility Details Bronwyn Dodson Theatre Our wheelchair accessibility section is located in the first row at ground level. They include Danny Moore southeast Portland as Buddy; Jake Heil Lake Oswego as C. He seems to be able to relate to Buddy in ways that most people can't. When the preacher finally gets the boy in the river and is washing him, the townspeople mistake the scene for a baptism.
This content was published: February 18, 2004. The play was originally developed with assistance from the and originally performed by the Theatre Group in 1980. The play is bookended by the funeral of Buddy Layman, with Basil and Dewey recounting their experiences in the aftermath of Buddy's death. Venue Details Bronwyn Dodson Theatre The Bronwyn Dodson Theatre, a black box theatre, named after former student Bronwyn Dodson, can accommodate up to 150 audience members. The local diner owner, Goldie Short, would love to see the church rebuilt — and all the Sunday customers it would bring to her establishment. Contact Us Do you have any questions, comments or concerns about The Diviners?. Director Owen has done a masterful job pulling his audience in.