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TICKETS: (260) 422-4226 or Artstix


When: Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 7:00 PM
Where: afO offices, 2310 Weisser Park Avenue

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Script Excerpts

What: A Peculiar People (April 21 – 30, 2023) takes us to the Roman Empire and a 1st- century prison where Mariam, a Christian, awaits sentencing. Enter Justinian, accused of being a Christian rabble-rouser, preacher and writer.  Except Justinian protests that he is innocent…at least, he’s not guilty of being a follower of this ‘Jesus’ person.  This historic comedy-drama is a timely look at what ‘the courage of one’s convictions’ might cost. Rated PG for themes.

Rehearsals begin Thursday, March 2, and continue on Monday, WEDNESDAY, and Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 10:00 PM. [Our traditional Monday/Tuesday/Thursday schedule has been adjusted to accommodate our two leads.]

Characters: Justinian, a slave, male. This role has been precast.
Mariam, a slave, female. This role has been precast.

* Ciprian, a Roman centurion, male. Strong and commanding presence, looks 40+

* Philius, a Roman prefect, male. A pampered noble, powerful and cruel. Age 25 to 60+

* Roman soldier, male, looks 20+.

Contact director Lauren Nichols with any questions, by email at or text (260) 246-1989.

Click above links for audition forms, script excerpts, and complete rehearsal schedule.

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