The Christians



The Christians by Lucas Hnath
Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
Produced by The Playworks Group in association with The Pine Hill Project (2017)


"The impact of a production like this reminds us how important a professional theatre can be in the cultural life of a city."
Broadway World 


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"The Christians is neither an indictment of Christianity nor a pious parade of religious platitudes. That makes it a potential bridge in these polarized times...to meet somewhere in the middle." 
Charlotte Observer

"It was a wonderful play. It stayed with me for days as I pondered its meaning and relevance in this current climate. The performances were truly exceptional and the music was inspiring." 
Audience member Joan Morrell Ballard

"Thank you for holding up a mirror and asking 'why do you believe what you believe?' - and for discussing (it) with us."
Audience member Rick Norwood

*Members Actors' Equity Association


The cast: Jonavan Adams, Chandler McIntyre, Brian Robinson*, Graham Smith*, April C. Turner


The Choir: Sharon Alexander, Isaiah Bell, Carmen Coulter, Lydia Diaz, Robin Gill, Jamila Green, Linda Green, Sheila Killian, Latricia Lockhart, Mamatha Margaret, Shar Marlin, Melody McClellan, Janae Moore, Suzanne Newsom, Carol Sims, Clayton D. Stephenson, Tari Sturdivant, Erin Williams, Torron Williams, Venegas Woodard


About the producers: The Playworks Group is a project-based production group formed to promote and produce work for stage and film, with a special focus on stories and arts-related events that broaden perspective on the world around us. The Pine Hill Project endeavors to promote, provoke and produce through storytelling the exploration of issues which shape our shared human experience.


Playwright Lucas Hnath received the Kesselring Prize, Outer Critics Circle Award, Obie Award and 2017 Tony Award nomination for A Doll's House Part 2.

Video production: Jay Thomas / Jaytopia





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