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Seven and Ten

After 2 years of work, and some time away Prisca Jebet Kendagor is happy to make her playwriting return to Kansas City with the Readers Theatre Performance of "Seven and Ten." 

When Sarah was 14 she had a dream that God told her she and Ryan were supposed to be married. Being a God fearing man (at least as much of a man as you can be at age 14) Ryan agreed and they began courting. At 18 they were married. Once in seminary their friend Henry met Jenny. Henry liked Jenny a lot, and she felt the same. After a lot of prayer and counseling from Ryan and Sarah, Henry and Jenny got married right after college. Ryan becomes a youth pastor, Henry becomes a worship pastor, and Jenny becomes a missions’ pastor. All at the same church. Life is simple and perfect...according to Sarah. After years of making choices at such a young age, Ryan and Jenny begin questioning everything, including whether or not they married the right people. Feeling her husband drift away, but not sure why Sara tries desperately to keep things in control. Praying more, and pretending everything is fine.Things begin to fall apart below the surface, but above everything thrives. So it’s ok right? That’s part of being involved in ministries. Your life falls apart, but as long as you change the world, it’s all fine. As the veils become more and more torn and tattered, and true selves come to the surface, even Sara herself is revealed to have her own shameful secrets and hatreds. Especially for Jenny.

Directed by Bob Linebarger
SARAH- Emma Carter
RYAN- Davis Derock
JENNY- Shawna Pena Downing
HENERY- Joshua Gleeson

Earlier Event: February 17
The Big, Damn Sexy Show - Late
Later Event: February 19
Seven and Ten