- New York Magazine, "The playwright's warmth, humor and love for humanity permeate the drama, and make it both touching and entertaining." After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Absolutely an amazing play! Back in the early 80's, I ushered for several performances of "The Diviners" while at Hope College. Gain full access to show guides, character breakdowns, auditions, monologues and more! This tool is unavailable at the moment. He loves his sister, Jennie Mae, and his father, Ferris, very much. Important: To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Just answer a few questions. When the boy was young he almost drowned. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Reviewed in the United States on January 17, 2010. 235 Park Avenue South There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Please try again. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. The play takes place in the homes, fields, and public gathering places of the mythical southern Indiana town of Zion, population forty. The Diviners: A Play in Two Acts and Elegies. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. I knew at the time that the final scene was extremely important for me to grasp, and I studied it with rapt attention. Cheshire, CT, Pericles soon finds himself as Buddy's mentor and teacher, too. Drama / 6m, 5f / Unit set w. platforms 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. The two become close friends and C.C. The Elite Theatre Company’s production of the play packs an emotional wallop, thanks to an extraordinary cast and sensitive … Please try again. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Sign up today to unlock amazing theatre resources and opportunities. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. There was a problem loading your book clubs. This trauma and the loss of his mother in the same accident has left him deathly afraid of water. At first it seemed like a perfectly appropriate response, but after a very long moment with the whole audience holding the silence as if of one mind, somebody started clapping and the whole auditorium exploded into a standing ovation. Fees and availability are subject to change during the application process. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Reviewed in the United States on March 12, 2014. Reviewed in the United States on September 8, 2007. The emotional impact of that scene was profound to say the least. A New Musical Comedy - Stay-at-Home Version. That knowledge changes everything and brings about a crisis that leads to a horrible tragedy. This comedic drama features a strong ensemble of well-rounded friends and neighbors, the well-intentioned denizens of a small town in search of it’s past, and uncertain of its future. This estimator is only for non-equity/amateur productions. Very powerful. He works as a mechanic for the boy’s father. When the boy was young he almost drowned. Something went wrong. Amen. I look forward to auditioning for this locally. He has the gift of water divination, on which the town depends but makes some uneasy. Jersey Boys Philadelphia, PA, Accessibility Statement Terms Privacy |StageAgent © 2020.

Showers fights a growing attraction to sympathetic Jennie Mae, but begins to think he can do some good as a friend to Buddy, a wild and innocent young man with a disturbed mind and some uncanny abilities.