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Friday, September 27
7:30 p.m. 

Saturday, September 28
7:30 p.m. 

Sunday, September 29
2:30 p.m. 

Buy Tickets NowFriday, October 4*
7:30 p.m. 

Buy Tickets NowSaturday, October 5
7:30 p.m. 

Buy Tickets NowSunday, October 6
2:30 p.m. 

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Adults - $25
Children - $10
Senior Citizens - $20
KU Faculty/Staff - $20
KU Students - $15 ($10 if purchased in advance)

The Christians
by Lucas Hnath

Crafton-Preyer Theatre

Is There a Hell?

Over the course of two decades, Pastor Paul has turned a modest storefront of a ministry into a megachurch with a congregation of thousands. On the celebratory day that the church’s debts are paid off, his controversial sermon shakes the foundation of his congregation’s beliefs, as well as his marriage. Can his motivations be trusted? This Obie Award-winning play has been recommended by secular and non-secular publications such as Christianity Today, the National Catholic Reporter, and the New York Times.

Directed by Markus Potter
Musical Direction by Kelley Hunt
Scenic & Lighting Design by Lexey Jost
Costume Design by Spencer Walker
Sound Design by Kayleigh Shaffer
Dramaturgy by Jane Barnette
Stage Management by Hollyanna Mathews


Pastor Paul............Noah Parker
Elizabeth............Lusie Cuskey
Associate Pastor Joshua............Kieran Regan
Jenny............Dominigue Waller
Elder Jay............Riley Fullerton
Choir............Heather Anderson, Debbie Baldwin, Tim Baldwin,
Jill Branch, Tehreem Chaudhry, Mary Conn, Ella Galbraith,
D.A. Graham, Petrica Hall, Gracie Horvat, Ahsha Jones,
Laura Kirk, Michelle C. Kirk, Kim L. Murphree, Michael Murphree,
Matthew O'Brien, John D. Pryor, Ryan Reeves, Malcolm Reynolds,
Jack Rischer, Chloé Ryan, Helena Salt, Diane Silver,
Ty H. Skillman, Jenny Sledge, Asher Suski, Samantha Wallace,
Jillian Wilson,
and Taylor Worden

Cast & Creative Team Photos/Bios

The Christians Dramaturgy

Hearing Assistive Tech LogoAudio Description logoInfrared hearing-assistive headsets are available these performances. Audio description for the visually impaired may be requested in advance from KU Audio Reader.


COVID-19 and Our Production Season

In accordance with federal, state, and local guidelines and in the interest of protecting the health and safety of our patrons, students, faculty, and staff, all upcoming performances by the University Theatre and University Dance company have been postponed or cancelled. Indecent has been rescheduled to perform October 2-8, 2020. We are not planning to reschedule Urinetown at this time. The box office has been in contact with all ticketholders to arrange for refunds or credits toward future performances. Please email us with any questions to Thank you for your past and future support of Theatre and Dance at KU!

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