Full Length Play, Drama / 4m, 3f
“Engrossing and suspenseful […] The Harvesttakes place in a jammed intersection of religion, family, sexuality and poverty, which the playwright maps out in evocative detail.” – Time Out New York
“[Hunter] handles his characters with the sensitivity of a gifted sculptor, or maybe a master whittler who shapes each with a razor-sharp knife. The dialogue in The Harvest is rich in fine emotional nuance […]” – The New York Times, Read More
“Engrossing and suspenseful […] The Harvest takes place in a jammed intersection of religion, family, sexuality and poverty, which the playwright maps out in evocative detail.” – Time Out New York, Read More
“Passionate and funny and daring […] marvelously theatrical in a way that most serious plays about faith are not.” – New York Magazine, Read More
“Hunter has become the theater's premiere chronicler of the ways religion can simultaneously uplift and discourage the most vulnerable. As deep as his beautiful heartbreakers like A Bright New Boise and The Whale have managed to go, The Harvest displays an even more profound maturity on Hunter's part, in terms of both plot and character development, and the unspoken nuances.” – TheaterMania, Read More
“Exquisitely judged […] Hunter has managed to strip the drama of The Harvest down to an essence where there is nothing histrionic or fancy or worked-up about what we are seeing, which only exposes how so many other plays are built on such things.” – Brooklyn Magazine, Read More
- Strong Language
- Mild Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
- Time Period: Contemporary
- Duration: 105 Minutes
- Setting: The small, moldy furnished basement of a small church in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
- Additional Features: No intermission
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
TOM - Early twenties, male.
MICHAELA - Late twenties, female.
ADA - Mid twenties, female.
DENISE - Early twenties, female.
MARCUS - Early twenties, male.
CHUCK - 50’s, male.
The Harvest premiered at LCT3 in New York City in October 2016 under the direction of Davis McCallum.