The Christians

by Lucas Hnath
directed by Timothy Bond
co-produced with Syracuse Stage
May 4, 2016May 29, 2016

Meet the Artists


Ames Adamson • Elder Jay
Paul DeBoy • Pastor Paul
Julie Jesneck • Jenny
Erika LaVonn • Elizabeth
DeLance Minefee • Joshua

Production Team

Matt Saunders • Set Designer
Helen Q. Huang • Costume Designer
Thom Weaver • Lighting Designer
Michael G. Keck • Arrangements and Original Music
Kyle Bass • Dramaturg (Syracuse Stage)
Nell Bang-Jensen • Philadelphia Casting Director
Patreshettarlini Adams • Resident Stage Manager
Kyle Bass

KYLE BASS has served as production dramaturg on many Syracuse Stage productions, including To Kill a Mockingbird, The Piano Lesson, Blithe Spirit, and Scorched. He worked with Ping Chong on the creation of Tales from the Salt City and Cry for Peace: Voices from the Congo, which premiered at Syracuse Stage. As a writer, Kyle is a two-time recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, a finalist for the Princess Grace Playwriting Award, and a Pushcart Prize nominee. He is the co-author (with director-writer Kim Bass) of the original screenplay Day of Days which is scheduled to for release in 2016. His stage plays include Wind in the Field, Bleecker Street, Fall/Out, produced by the Kitchen Theatre, The Heart of Fear, published in the journal Stone Canoe; and Northeast, which appeared in the journal Callaloo. Kyle is currently working with acclaimed visual artist and MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Carrie Mae Weems on her theatre piece Grace Notes: Reflections for Now, which will have its world premiere at the 2016 Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina in June. He teaches playwriting at Syracuse University and Colgate University and creative writing at Goddard College. He holds a MFA in Playwriting from Goddard College and is a proud member of the Dramatist Guild of America.