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In the Book of BKG 1617x1055

In the Book Of

By John Walch
March 27 - May 19, 2013 Gompertz Theatre

In the Book Of

By John Walch
March 27 - May 19, 2013 Gompertz Theatre

Two women— Naomi, an army lieutenant, and Anisah, her Afghan translator—lose their husbands in the war.

Once discharged, Naomi brings Anisah home with her to Mississippi, where things begin to unravel. Friendships are thrown into turmoil, families are fractured, and a city-wide political debate ensues. With the threat of deportation looming, everyone must examine the true meaning of family, friendship, and the American Way.

Running Time

Two hours with a 15 minute intermission

Consistently funny and incredibly moving

-New Dramatists


Graham Stuart Allen*

Bo, Jr.

Sarah Corey*


Rachel Leslie*

Naomi Watkins

David Perez-Ribada*


Andy Prosky*

Bo, Sr.

Rita Rehn*



Director  |  Kate Alexander

Scenic Designer  |  Tom Buderwitz

Costume Designer  |  Jeni Schaefer

Lighting Designer  |  Jeffrey Cady

Stage Manager  |  Kelli Karen*


*Denotes member Actors’ Equity Association. The Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

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