The Amish Project
by Jessica Dickey
directed by Sarah Elizabeth Wansley
The triumph of forgiveness and compassion
A fictionalized exploration of how the wider Nickel Mines community was affected by the Amish schoolhouse shooting in the early 2000s and how the surprising response of the Amish gave hope to a nation.
PG-13 for some language and discussion of both gun violence and sexual assault. Please contact our Box Office if you have any particular concerns.
Approximately 80 minutes. (Subject to change.)
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A “Second Act” of Conversation
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- Madhavi Krevat, Moms Demand Action
- Leah Krevat, Students Demand Action
- Ben Haas, Religious Coalition for Nonviolent Durham
Thursday—THE PHILOSOPHY OF FORGIVENESS
- Susan Wolfe, Professor, UNC Department of Philosophy
- Sarah Stroud, Director, UNC Parr Center for Ethics
- Wes McMahon, Board Member, North Carolinians Agains Gun Violence
- Scott Bass, Director of Homicide Support Services, NC Victim Assistance Network
- Jon Powell, Director, Restorative Justice Clinic, Campbell University.
- Kirsten Kainz, Professor, UNC School of Social Work
- Valoree Hanson, Restorative Justice Director, Orange County Dispute Settlement Center
Sunday Matinee—RELIGION & COMMUNITY
- Mimi Chapman, Associate Dean for Doctoral Education, UNC School of Social Work
- Jennifer Copeland, Executive Director, NC Council of Churches
Sunday Evening—MEET THE TEAM
- Sarah Elizabeth Wansley, director of The Amish Project
- Kathryn Metzger, actor, The Amish Project
THEATRE REVIEW: The Amish Project Packs a Punch
by Lauren Lisinski
Chatham Life and Style
Jan 14, 2020
PRC2 Delivers Again with The Amish Project
by Kurt Benrud
Triangle Arts & Entertainment
Jan 12, 2020
Forgiving Gun Violence: ‘The Amish Project’ Ten Years Later
by Annette Storckman
June 6, 2019
Earlier this month, Annette Storckman of Breaking Character Magazine interviewed playwright and actress Jessica Dickey about the heartening and inspiring "The Amish Project."
While writing her play, Jessica Dickey knew little more than the basic facts of the shooting. Come knowing what she knew before you dive in to her fictionalized account.
What does it take to take on a one-woman show? Kathryn Metzger sat down with the dramaturgs at Chautauqua Theater Company to talk about it.