ONU Theatre presents “The Hiding Place”

Newly adapted play by A.S. Peterson comes to Kresge Auditorium.

October 18, 2021 Arts & Music

Olivet Nazarene University Department of Theatre is proud to present The Hiding Place directed by Professor Ashley Sarver ’15/’18 MBA.

The newly adapted play is based on the personal memoir of Corrie ten Boom. The Hiding Place tells the story of a Dutch watchmaker’s journey as she experiences the tragedy of the Holocaust and the power of faithfulness.

“Portraying the role of Corrie ten Boom has been such an honor and a blessing in my life,” said Elizabeth Bair. “I’ve actually read The Hiding Place three times! This role has impacted my life because it reminds me of God’s presence in every situation. It has been a great reminder that all people are loved by God, even though it may be hard for us to understand and acknowledge.”

The play will be presented in Kresge Auditorium in Larsen Fines Arts Center. Show times are Friday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 23, 1 p.m.; Thursday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 30, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Performing in this production are:
Elizabeth Bair – a senior youth ministry major
Lizzie Shearer – a senior English major
Adam Lee – a senior multimedia communication major with a film concentration
Bryan Dieken – a senior communication theatre major with a music minor
Samantha Rose Brody – a senior communication major with a theatre concentration
Carter Weitzel – a senior psychology major with a music minor
Quincy Dillman – a senior psychology and communication double major with a theatre concentration
Shelby Black – a junior psychology major with a theatre minor
Savannah White – a freshman pastoral ministry major
Jordyn Dunbar – a senior writing and communication double major with a theatre concentration 
Sisi Clark – a sophomore cybersecurity major with minors in theatre, musical theatre, and creative writing
Jenna Boggs – a sophomore writing major with a theatre minor
Noah Campbell-White – a graduate student studying for a master’s degree in organizational leadership with an emphasis in strategic leadership
Alec Baksha – a junior multimedia communication major with a film concentration
Heidi Greer – a freshman social science education major
Jacky Heavener – a freshman music performance major

Tickets are $14 for adults and $10 for students and senior adults over the age of 65. Tickets are available online at olivet.edu/tickets.

To learn more about Olivet’s Department of Theatre and School of Music, contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@olivet.edu or 800-648-1463.

Published 10/18/2021

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