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The Christians by Lucas Hnath

  • Kum & Go Theater
  • Address: 901 Cherry Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Weekday evenings
  • Phone: (515) 309-0251
  • Price: Adults - $35; Seniors - $30 and Students - $20
Overview

Twenty years ago, Pastor Paul's church was nothing more than a modest storefront. Now he presides over a congregation of thousands, with classrooms for Sunday School, a coffee shop in the lobby, and a baptismal font as big as a swimming pool. Today should be a day of celebration. But Paul is about to preach a sermon that will shake the foundations of his church's belief. A thought-provoking and funny play about faith in America—and the incredible challenge of institutional change.

“…powerful, riveting…handles a complex and intellectual debate in a relatable way and that, more importantly, shows the human and real consequences of choices based in spirituality."National Catholic Reporter.

The Christians by Lucas Hnath