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First Presbyterian Theatre: Faith Healer

  • Venue: First Presbyterian Theatre
  • Dates:
    October 13, 2017
    October 14, 2017
    October 15, 2017
    October 20, 2017
    October 21, 2017
  • Address: 300 West Wayne Street Fort Wayne, IN 46802
2017-10-05 2017-10-21 First Presbyterian Theatre: Faith Healer <div id="theater" class="col theaternews"> <h3><span><em>Faith Healer</em></span></h3> <p>by Brian Friel; direction by Thom Hofrichter</p> <p>October 5**, 6, 7, 13, 14, 15*, 20, 21, 2017</p> <p>In remote forgotten corners of the British Isles, Frank Hardy offers the promise of redemption to the sick and the suffering. But his is an unreliable gift, a dangerous calling which brings him into conflict with his wife Grace and his manager Teddy. Their competing accounts of past events reveal the fragility of memory and how we reshape the past in order to define ourselves. “<em>Faith Healer</em> . . . still blazes in recollection for me, as religious experiences of art do.” (Ben Brantley, <em>NY TIMES</em>)</p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5"> <tbody> <tr> <td colspan="2" align="center">Cast:</td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right">Francis Hardy:</td> <td align="left">Austin Berger</td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right">Grace Hardy:</td> <td align="left">Nancy Kartholl</td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right">Philippe:</td> <td align="left">Daniel Bulau</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> <div class="clear-both"> </div> <p>*Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.; all other performances begin at 7:30 p.m.<br />**Thursday preview, all seats $12</p> <div> </div> 300 West Wayne Street Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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Faith Healer

by Brian Friel; direction by Thom Hofrichter

October 5**, 6, 7, 13, 14, 15*, 20, 21, 2017

In remote forgotten corners of the British Isles, Frank Hardy offers the promise of redemption to the sick and the suffering. But his is an unreliable gift, a dangerous calling which brings him into conflict with his wife Grace and his manager Teddy. Their competing accounts of past events reveal the fragility of memory and how we reshape the past in order to define ourselves. “Faith Healer . . . still blazes in recollection for me, as religious experiences of art do.” (Ben Brantley, NY TIMES)

Cast:
Francis Hardy: Austin Berger
Grace Hardy: Nancy Kartholl
Philippe: Daniel Bulau
 

*Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.; all other performances begin at 7:30 p.m.
**Thursday preview, all seats $12

 

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