XU Theatre ‘Diviners’ combats stigma

By: Hannah Paige Michels ~Head Photo Editor~ Xavier Theatre continues to impress with their newest show, The Diviners. The show opened Nov. 11 and will continue through Nov. 19. The play’s story is thoughtful and sentimental and a compelling cast performance will leave you stunned and heartbroken. The play follows the touching friendship of a mentally-challenged boy, Buddy Layman, and a disenchanted preacher, CC Showers, in a journey of faith, loss and vulnerability. Sophomore Micah Price is outstanding as Buddy Layman, embodying the character in a truly moving performance. Price pulls the audience in with an irresistible magnetism as he … Continue reading XU Theatre ‘Diviners’ combats stigma

XU ‘Diviners’ returns to a simpler time

By: Hannah Sgambellone ~Staff Writer~ Xavier Theatre has a penchant for picking the right production at the right time. The Diviners offers a simple exploration of redemption. Perhaps now more than ever it’s a story that we need to hear. The Diviners is centered around the relationship between CC Showers (Aaron Robinson), a disenchanted preacher, and Buddy Layman (Micah Price), a young boy with disabilities struggling with the death of his mother during the throes of the Great Depression. Against a backdrop of dynamic supporting characters and a lighting design that rivals any seen on the Xavier stage so far, … Continue reading XU ‘Diviners’ returns to a simpler time