Written by Andrew Hinderaker
Directed by Sarah Rasmussen
April 20 and 25 at 8:00 p.m.
April 21 at 7:00 p.m.
April 28 at 2:00 p.m.
The enhanced reading of The Kingdom is FREE. Tickets will be distributed beginning one hour prior to curtain at the Lab Theatre Box Office.
About the play
A Catholic priest of 22 years has stopped taking confession. He has stopped delivering mass. Hiding out in the basement of his church, he seeks to perform miracles of his own making. What becomes of a priest who has lost his faith in us all?
About the playwright
Andrew Hinderaker’s recent work includes the New York premiere of Suicide, Incorporated (Roundabout Theatre) and the world premieres of Dirty (Gift Theatre) and I Am Going to Change the World (Chicago Dramatists) His plays have been produced/developed by the Kennedy Center, Steppenwolf, Manhattan Theatre Club, Rattlestick, Mixed Blood, and numerous others. Hinderaker is a Resident Playwright of Chicago Dramatists, an ensemble member of the Gift Theatre in Chicago, and an M.F.A. candidate at the University of Texas at Austin.
Curated by Steven Dietz and Brian Kettler. UTNT (UT New Theatre) presents newly developed work of emerging playwrights from the Department of Theatre and Dance and Michener Center for Writers. Other 2013 UTNT playwrights include Kevin Kautzman, Gabrielle Reisman, and Sarah Saltwick. Click here for an overview of this year’s productions.