The Lilies of The Field

by F. Andrew Leslie, from the novel by William E. Barrett

Family-friendly Drama – A traveling handyman answers the prayers of a group of refugee nuns. 

Having decided to travel about the country after his discharge from the army, Homer Smith heads west, his only plan to stop when and where the spirit moves him. On his journey he meets a group of German nuns.  His offer to fix their leaky roof leads him on a journey of self discovery and faith that changes his life, and the life of the nuns, forever.

Performance DatesTimes
December 6, 20197:30 PM
December 7, 20197:30 PM
December 13, 20197:30 PM
December 14, 20197:30 PM
December 15, 20192:00 PM
December 20, 20197:30 PM
December 21, 20197:30 PM
December 22, 20192:00 PM

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$17 for students and seniors, $19 for adults.

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Homer SmithRandy Tranowski
Mother Maria MartheMary Ferwerda
Sister AlbertineAmy Wickland
Sister Gertrude Joanna Langworthy
Sister Elizabeth Bailey Haag
Sister Agnes Vivian Moller
Father GomezJoe Gallo
JoseEvan Prier
Orville Livingston Scott Sorensen

This production is directed by Deanna Strasse.

The Lilies of the Field is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.