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Described as “Sesame Street meets The Exorcist” by the New Yorker, HAND TO GOD tells the story of an awkward Texas teen named Jason, who spends his afternoons at his local church, practicing for the Christian Puppet Ministry run by his widowed mother. All hell literally breaks loose, however, when Jason’s puppet Tyrone takes on a shocking and dangerously irreverent personality all its own. Nominated for five Tony Awards including Best Play, HAND TO GOD explores the startlingly fragile nature of faith, morality, and the ties that bind.
WARNING: Contains adult language and situations. Not for kids.
RUN TIME: Approx. 1 hours and 55 minutes with one intermission.
Marianna Bassham* … Margery
Josephine Elwood … Jessica
Eliott Purcell … Jason / Tyrone
Dario Ladani Sanchez … Timothy
Lewis D. Wheeler* … Pastor Greg
Scenic Design by Cristina Todesco
Costume Design by Gail Astrid Buckley
Lighting Design by Jeff Adelberg
Sound Design by Andrew Duncan Will
Fight Choreography by Ted Hewlett
Puppet Coaching by Roxanna Myhrum
Puppet Design by Jonathan Little
Dawn Schall Saglio*, Production Stage Manager
Julie Marie Langevin, Assistant Stage Manager
MEET THE PLAYWRIGHT
1/12 following the 7:30pm performance
Post-show talkback with playwright Robert Askins
1/19, 1/26, 2/2 following 7:30 pm performances
Share your thoughts and reactions in a special post-show forum hosted by a member of the SpeakEasy staff.
1/15, 1/22, 1/29 following 3:00 pm performances
Join us for a talkback with artists from the show.