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The Christians

April 22 - May 15, 2016

  • By Lucas Hnath

  • Directed by Gregory Boyd

  • Hubbard Theatre

  • Recommended for mature audiences.

  • The run time is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes with no intermission.


Artistic Director Gregory Boyd will direct Lucas Hnath’s The Christians which centers on Pastor Paul, who started his church in a modest storefront. Now, he presides over a congregation of thousands. On the anniversary of the church’s founding, Paul is about to preach a sermon that will shake the foundation of his congregation’s beliefs. What happens to the flock when the shepherd has a change of heart? “[The Christians] is that rare play about religion that both believers and nonbelievers can embrace, “ says the Los Angeles Times.


Associate Producers

Creative Team

Lucas Hnath


Scenic Design

Judith Dolan

Costume Design

Kevin Rigdon

Lighting Design

John Gromada

Sound Design

Scott Anthony

Choir Director & Music Director


New York Casting Director

Brandon Weinbrenner

Assistant Director

Christa Bean

Stage Manager

Rebecca R.D. Hamlin

Assistant Stage Manager

Kristen Larson

Assistant Stage Manager

Gregory Boyd


The Cast


Jeffrey Bean

as Elder, Jay


Shawn Hamilton

as Associate Pastor, Joshua


Melissa Pritchett

as Congregant, Jenny


Richard Thieriot

as Pastor, Paul


Emily Trask

as Pastor's Wife, Elizabeth