COME THE RAIN
Esther, the daughter of a dictator, has been sentenced to death for an act of courage in the civil war. On the night before her execution, she meets her guard – a foreign mercenary with a checkered past. In the dramatic events that follow, we learn what it costs to challenge the boundaries of family, truth and fate.
The Venerable Bede, famed chronicler of English history, is having a rough morning. It’s a cold winter’s day in A.D. 728 and he’s due to complete a chapter on the Synod of Whitby – a pivotal event in Anglo-Saxon history when scheming kings, queens and bishops decided the fate of Northern Christianity.
What’s written in the history books, however, is only the beginning of the story…
- Staged reading at the Annisquam Library in July 2010
- Reading at Zero Point Theater in November 2012