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November 12

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Byron Theatre

November 11

7:30pm - 9:30pm

Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Byron Theatre

November 11

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Byron Theatre

November 9

7:30pm - 9:30pm

Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Byron Theatre

Audience: Alumni,  Current Student,  Faculty,  Neighbor or Friend,  Prospective Student,  Staff

In the bleak, corporate break room of a craft store in Idaho, someone is summoning The Rapture. Will, who has fled his rural hometown after a scandal at his Evangelical church, comes to the Hobby Lobby, not only for employment, but also to rekindle a relationship with Alex, his brooding teenage daughter, whom he gave up for adoption several years ago. Alex works there along with Leroy, her adopted brother and protector, and Anna, a hapless young woman who reads bland fiction but hopes for dramatic endings. As their manager, foul- mouthed Pauline, tries ceaselessly to find order (and profit) in the chaos of small business, these lost souls of the Hobby Lobby confront an unyielding world through the beige-tinted impossibility of modern faith.

Written by Samuel D. Hunter
Directed by Greg Ungar

$10 tickets available at newmantix.com

Visitor parking is available in the Newman Center Garage, located off Wesley Ave. and U niversity Blvd. The cost is $2/hour.

Free street parking is also available in the neighborhood surrounding the Newman Center.