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About The Performance
by Jacob K. Robinson
Directed by Joan Sergay
It’s the first week of advent at a megachurch in Texas and a congregant’s baby has died. Mike, the head pastor, is praying for resurrection. Tess, the worship pastor, is praying for release. Gideon, her husband, is just trying to help. And they’re all barely holding on. The Lark Ascending is a play about reckoning with a garden overrun with vines, about bolstering and faltering faith, about darkness and light and how, in the end, they might be the same thing.
Image: courtesy of Columbia University School of the Arts