years ago, a motley group of friends met as kids at a summer camp where the
head counselor secretly taught them that their disabilities could be
"cured" through the power of prayer. Today, the group has
gathered to mourn the untimely passing of one of its members. Over the
course of the night, old wounds are uncovered, friendships are tested and the
truth surrounding their late friend becomes troublingly clear.
CRITICS' PICK “A moving, beautifully acted new drama… Mr. Hunter writes with lively humor and grace.” - The New York Times, Read More
CRITICS' PICK “[A] thoughtful and affecting new drama…It’s a sensitive portrait of people moving, with difficulty but also with some help, toward acceptance.” - Time Out NY, Read More
"A smart and sensitive piece about the harm done to vulnerable people in the name of religion.” - Variety, Read More
“Authors are always looking to bring something new to this dramatic territory. In his arresting new drama ‘The Healing,’ playwright Samuel D. Hunter does just that, and it elevates the genre to new levels of emotional heights.” - TheatreMania, Read More
Check out these photos from Theater Braking Through Barriers' production of The Healing in June 2016.