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We invite you to join us as we reflect on the themes of this beautiful story!

Stories of the Stranger

Tuesday April 8, 2014


Taproot Theatre Company 
204 N 85th Street, Seattle 98103

“A stranger is just a friend I haven’t met yet.”  –Will Rogers

In partnership with our friends at World Relief Seattle, TTC will host a panel of speakers including refugees who have transitioned from Afghanistan to Seattle and the local families who have welcomed them.  Hear their unique stories and experience our city through another’s eyes.

This CONVERSATIONS event is FREE, but seating is limited. General admission tickets are required.
Email or call the Box Office at 206.781.9707 to reserve your seats. Tickets may be available at the Taproot Box Office on the day of, but seating is not guaranteed.

Presented in conjunction with Taproot Theatre Company’s production of
In the Book Of by John Walch.

World Relief Seattle is 200+ diverse, dedicated volunteersdonors and community partners, more than 20 vibrant partner churches, 2 dozen caring, committed staff members, & over 2,000  refugees and immigrants bringing their unique gifts and stories from lands far and wide.

Guided Post Play Discussions
In addition to the “Stories of the Stranger” CONVERSATIONS event, on Thursday evenings during the run of In the Book Of  Taproot Theatre will host a series of post-play discussions with local pastors and professors who will help us reflect on the parallels between In the Book Of and the Biblical book of Ruth. Join the conversation in the Stage Door Cafe’ after the show on the following dates.

Thursday April 3              Pastor Gail Song Bantum, Quest Church
Thursday April 10            Dr. Sara M. Koenig, Professor of Old Testament, Seattle Pacific University
Thursday, April 17           Dr. Andrew R. Davis, Professor of Hebrew Scriptures, Seattle University                         
Thursday, April 24          Pastor Jeff Horton, Shoreline Free Methodist Church







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