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The Diviners

The Diviners

Winner of the American College Theatre Festival, this marvelously theatrical play is the story of a disturbed young man and his friendship with a disenchanted preacher in southern Indiana in the early 1930s. When the boy was young he almost drowned. This trauma and the loss of his mother in the same accident has left him deathly afraid of water.

"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

Diviners received its first professional production with the Circle Repertory Company in 1980.

All performances at: MacKenzie Fine Arts Center, Building F, Adray Auditorium, 5101 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI. 48128

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The Diviners
The Diviners
The Diviners
The Diviners
The Diviners
The Diviners
The Diviners
Written by: Jim Lenard, Jr.
Directed by: Mary Bremer
Thursday, Friday, Saturday April 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 @ 8 pm; April 17 and 24 @ 2 pm. All Seats 15.00.

Cast and Crew

Henry Ford College
Theatre Arts
Presents

The Diviners
By Jim Lenard, Jr.
Directed by Mary Bremer-Beer
Produced by Special Arrangement with Samuel French

2016 Public Performances
Thursday-Saturday, April 14-16, 21-23 at 8pm
April 17 and 24 at 2 p.m.

Scenic Designer: Gerard Dzublinski
Lighting Designer: David Koltunchik
Costume Designer: Judith Fletcher
Sound Designer: Matt Van Houten
Stage Manager: Sarah Root
Artistic/Producing Director: Dr. George Popovich

CAST
Buddy Layman: Josh Neilson
Jenny Mae Layman: Brighid Driscoll
Ferris Layman: Alan Rezzonica
C.C. Showers: Zachary Ross
Norma Henshaw: Kennedy Cooper
Darlene Henshaw: Lakiya Neal
Goldie Short: Judy Fletcher
Basil Bennett: Chris Ewing
Luella Bennett: Patricia Montemurri
Melvin Wilder: Matt Van Houten
Dewey Maples: Matt Micheletti

SOCIAL SCIENCE, ARTS AND FITNESS DIVISION

Associate Dean: Cynthia Stiller
Academic Coordinators: Carol Sloan, Randall Knight
Administrative Assistants: Tom Berryman, Linda Prisza
Director of Theatre: Dr. George Popovich

ARTISTIC STAFF
Director: Mary Bremer-Beer
Scenic Designers: Gerry Dzublinski, Chris Bremer
Lighting Designer: David Koltunchik
Costume Designer: Judith Fletcher
Sound Designer: Matt Van Houten

PRODUCTION STAFF
Stage Manager: Sarah Root
Technical Director: Gerry Dzublinski
Carpenters: Adrian Mikulah, William Underwood, Anas Pacha, Enrique Urbina, Austen Kemp, James Hagwood, Mike Ross, Mahmood Wahidi, Joi Harris, Angie Lai, Josh Neilson, Salem Akra
Scenic Artist: Gerry Dzublinski
Scenic Painters: William Underwood, Anas Pacha, Enrique Urbina, Austin Kemp, James Hagwood, Mike Ross, Mahmood Wahidi, Joi Harris, Angie Lai, Josh Neilson, Salem Akra
Master Electrician: David Koltunchik
Assistant Stage Manager: Matt Van Houten
Master Carpenter: Christopher Bremer
Sound Engineer: Alan Contino
Electricians: Sarah Root, Joi Harris
Props: Williams Underwood, Anas Pacha, Enrique Urbina, Austen Kemp, James Hagwood, Mike Ross, Mahmood Wahidi, Joi Harris, Angie Lai, Josh Neilson, Salem Akra
Costume Crew: Anas Pacha
Poster and Program Design: Ashleigh Martin
Printing: HFC Graphics
Publicity: Dr. George Popovich, Gary Erwin, Mike Cochran, The Cast and Crew, HFC Graphics, Angie Lai
Program/Data Collection: Dr. George Popovich
Electronic Box Office: Dr. George Popovich
Lobby Display: Angie Lai

RUNNING CREW
Sound Board Operator: Angie Lai
Light Board Operator: Sarah Root

BOX OFFICE
House Managers: Christopher Bremer, Angie Lai, Gerry Dzublinski
Box Office Managers: Christopher Bremer, Angie Lai, Gerry Dzublinski
Ushers: Enrique Urbina, Austin Kemp, James Hagwood, Mike Ross, Mahmood Wahidi, Salem Akra