by Michael Hollinger
directed by Eric Walby
Welcome to Priseaux, France, c. 1250 A.D.: The river flooded again last week. The chandler’s shop just burned to the ground. Nobody’s heard of the wheelbarrow yet. And Saint Foy, the patron of the local monastery, hasn’t worked a miracle in thirteen years. In other words, the Dark Ages still look pretty dark.
All eyes turn to the Pope, whose promised visit will surely encourage other pilgrims to make the trek and restore the abbey to its former glory. That is, until a rival church claims to possess the relics of Saint Foy—and “their” bones are working miracles. All seems lost until the destitute monks take a lesson from a larcenous one-eyed minstrel, who teaches them an outrageous new way to pay old debts.
- Charles: Jim Clancy
- Martin: Mike Wurzel
- Olf: David Learn
- Felix: Aaron Ratzan
- Peasant Woman: Elizabeth Mahon
- Jack: Nils Swanson
- Marie: Casey Chartier
- Agatha: Jean Habrukowich
“A lightning-fast farce, rich in both verbal and physical humor.” —American Theatre.
“A farcical romp, scintillating and irreverent.” —Philadelphia Weekly