Board of Directors
  • Portal Login

  • Access Canvas
  • Student Guides
  • Instructor Guides
menu spacer Students menu spacer Parents menu spacer Military menu spacer Alumni menu spacer menu spacer
menu spacer Calendar menu spacer Directory menu spacer Social MediaSocial Media Options menu spacer Search menu spacer
Show/Hide Background
Campus News
menu spacer

'The Diviners' Opens Feb. 6

January 29, 2009

The Lindenwood University Theatre Program will present Jim Leonard’s play, “The Diviners,” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 6, 7, 13 and 14 in the university’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts, 2300 West Clay Street in St. Charles.

The play will be performed in the center’s Emerson Black Box Theater; tickets cost $10 each and are available at the Scheidegger Center Box Office and by calling 636-949-4433.

“The Diviners” is set in the fictitious town of Zion, Ind., during the Great Depression. The town’s population of 40 is strewn with eccentric characters, perhaps none more so than Buddy, a young boy left mentally diminished following a near drowning from which his mother died saving him. The incident has left him highly sensitive to water because of his intense fear of it, which his neighbors use to help them find water sources.

The lives of the townsfolk are changed when former preacher C.C. Showers appears in Zion, looking for an escape from the life he left behind. As the thought-provoking story progresses, the characters and the audience are left to ponder the nature of salvation itself.

The cast features Joshua Payne, Brian Kappler, J.M. Lewis, Colleen Kelly, Taylor Lewis, Kimi Wibbenmeyer, Betsy Bowman, Jason Puff, Hassie Davis, Joseph Bayne and Michael Ginsburg. The director is Shaun Sheley; stage manager is Natalie Piacentini.


Press Release Contact:

Box Office
Lindenwood University

menu spacer
Page Maintained by Office of Public Relations  Email Feedback
menu spacer View as Printer Friendly menu spacer Share on Facebook menu spacer Share on Twitter menu spacer
A-Z Index  |  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z  J. Scheidegger Center menu spacer 89.1 FM The Wood menu spacer LUTV
Copyright  1827 - Lindenwood University • 209 S. Kingshighway • St. Charles, MO 63301
Bookstore   Human Resources   Locations   Maps   News   Publications   Security
Switchboard  (636) 949-2000
Undergraduate Admissions  (636) 949-4949
Evening & Graduate Admissions  (636) 949-4933

Viewing Full HTML   |   View Mobile