To celebrate Lent, St. John Vianney Catholic Church will present the play “People of the Passion” by Mary Betten at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 3, in the church at 1345 Turnbull Canyon Road. The production is free and open to the public.
The play presents the personal stories of Gospel characters who witnessed the crucifixion of Jesus and were changed by the experience.
It is staged in a reader’s theater style. Susan Boulanger is the director.
The children’s choir will perform, along with some audience participation on other songs. Christine Brydges leads the children’s choir, while Michael Gribshaw is the accompanist.
The actors include Manny Carrillo, Patrick Flanagan, Letycia Gomez, Veronica Lopez, Carlos Pacheco, Celia Rios, David Shephard and Jeannie Shephard.