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The Diviners Ticket Pre-Sale

HFC Theatre Arts Presents THE DIVINERS

"A splendid drama by a playwright ... with poetic as well as human feeling"-Variety

"The Diviners, which would be meritorious from anyone, is astounding from so young a writer.... Renders the humor and horror of the hinterlands with staggering accuracy.... Compelling." - New York Magazine

"The playwright's warmth, humor and love for humanity permeate the drama, and make it both touching and entertaining." –Variety

Winner of the American College Theatre Festival, this marvelously theatrical play By Jim Lenard, Jr. is the story of a disturbed young man and his friendship with a disenchanted preacher in southern Indiana in the early 1930s. Diviners received its first professional production with the Circle Repertory Company in 1980.

Seats, normally priced at 15.00, will be on sale for 7.50 until March 15, 2016.

To buy tickets, click the "Buy Tickets" link at left.

The Diviners plays Thursday, Friday, Saturday April 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 @ 8 pm; April 17 and 24 @ 2 pm.

The Diviners is directed by Mary Bremer. Ms. Bremer directs up to ten plays a year for The Theatre Company and Detroit area professional theatres. Ms. Bremer is a member of Actor’s Equity. She has won all of Detroit's major acting and directing awards and is the director of the Dearborn Youth Theatre. She made her HFC directing debut with Vital Signs, summer 2011. She directed HFC’s summer 2013 production of Drinking In America. She was nominated for a Wilde Award for her ensemble work in Moonlight and Magnolias at the Jewish Ensemble Theatre. She directed HFC's production of The Good Doctor, summer 2014. She directed Hairspray, winter semester, 2015. Mary was last seen on the Metro area professional stage in Kalamazoo in December 0f 2015 at The Tipping Point Theatre. The Show was given rave reviews in all Metro newspapers including The Free Press and The Detroit News. Mary is an adjunct faculty member in The HFC Theatre Department.

This show will be a participating entry in The Kennedy Center's American College Theatre Festival. Several HFC shows have been honored by the festival, including One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, Macbeth, The Tempest, The Skriker, and Ruined.

Started in 1969 by Roger L. Stevens, the Kennedy Center’s founding chairman, the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) is a national theatre program involving 18,000 students from colleges and universities nationwide which has served as a catalyst in improving the quality of college theatre in the United States. The KCACTF has grown into a department and student artists showcase their work and receive outside assessment by KCACTF respondents.

In January and February of each year, regional festivals showcase the finest of each region’s entered productions and offer a variety of activities, including workshops, symposia, and regional-level award programs. Regional festivals’ productions are judged by a panel of three judges selected by the Kennedy Center and the KCACTF national committee. These judges in consultation with the Artistic Director select four to six of the best and most diverse regional festival productions to be showcased in the spring at the annual noncompetitive national festival at the Kennedy Center, all expenses paid.

Since its inception, KCACTF has given more than 400,000 college theatre students the opportunity to have their work critiqued, improve their dramatic skills and receive national recognition for excellence. More than one million theatre goers have attended approximately 10,000 festival productions nationwide.

HFC Theatre prides itself on offering a diverse selection of arts entertainment for the residents of Michigan. Not all productions may appeal to or be appropriate for every person or for all ages. Therefore, patrons are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the shows we offer in order to make informed decisions prior to purchasing