The Runner Stumbles
June 26-July 1, 2007
Directed by Paul J. Hustoles
Scenic design by Allen Wright Shannon
Lighting design by Steven Smith
Costume design by Dawn Marks



Louise (Tristin Rupp) testifies in the trial of Father Rivard (Christopher Arn Kind, foreground). His lawyer Toby Felker (Tharen E. Callanan) asks the questions.


Mrs. Shandig (Claire Lloyd) shares some quiet time with Sister Rita (Angelyn Eve Faust) while Father Rivard (Christopher Arn Kind) looks on.


One of the too-familiar moments shared between Sister Rita and Father Rivard.


Father Rivard (Christopher Arn Kind) is reminded of Sister Rita by a piece of lilac.



A moment of intimacy.

Photos by Mike Lagerquist

Director Paul J. Hustoles talks about The Runner Stumbles.

Tell us about the way the play is presented.

What is the story of The Runner Stumbles?

Are there some larger themes presented in the play?

Why the larger cast for a summer production?

Tell us what the audience will see in the set and other design elements

Do people have to be Catholic to understand what's going on?