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Hand to God Tickets

Booth Theatre

The uproarious and provocative Hand to God centers on shy, inquisitive student Jason, who finds an outlet for his burgeoning creativity at the Christian Puppet Ministry in the devoutly religious, relatively quiet small town of Cypress, Texas. Jason’s complicated relationships with the town pastor, the school bully, the girl next door and—most especially—his mother are thrown into further upheaval when Jason’s hand puppet, Tyrone, takes on a shocking and dangerously irreverent personality all its own. Hand to God explores the startlingly fragile nature of faith, morality and the ties that bind us

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Jan. 3, 2016.

Booth Theatre

222 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036

Previews Mar 14, 2015
Opening Apr 7, 2015
Closing Jan 3, 2016

Story

The good children of Cypress, Texas are taught to obey the Bible in order to evade Satan’s hand. But when students at the Christian Puppet Ministry put those teachings into practice, one devout young man’s puppet takes on a shocking personality that no one could have expected. In this hilarious and lightning-paced comedy, a foul-mouthed sock puppet named Tyrone soon teaches those around him that the urges that can drive a person to give in to their darkest desires fit like a glove.

Critics' Reviews

"It can't be outdone - and shouldn't be missed."

Review by Joe Dziemianowicz from New York Daily News

"Nothing is more exciting than a new play that takes you by surprise."

Review by Terry Teachout from The Wall Street Journal

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