Drama West Coast Premiere
Walker Theatre

The Bus
a new play by James Lantz
directed by Sara Staley
March 22 - April 28, 2013

The story of Jordan and Ian, two boys who regularly rendezvous in a parked bus that belongs to the most powerful church in town, Golden Rule.  Caught between family, feelings and faith The Bus is a touching tale that swirls with suspense.

Supported in part by The James Irvine Foundation
The Bob A. Ross Foundation / Executive Producer
David Beery & Norm Abramson / Producers

Sunday - April 7, 2013

NCTC's OnStage Insight series brings the director and the cast of The Bus back to the stage after the performance to discuss the play and take questions from the audience about the entire creative process.  All are welcome!  

NCTC 2013 PRIDE-ON-TOUR: THE BUS
Performance Date
Time
City
Location
May 3, 2013
8:00 pm
Modesto
Modesto Press Release
May 4, 2013
7:30 pm
Fresno
Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno
This engagement is a benefit for Gay Central Valley.
Fresno Press Release
May 5, 2013 2 :00 pm
May 11, 2013 7:30 pm Grass Valley Nevada Union High School's Don Baggett Theater
Grass Valley Press Release
All Pride-On-Tour Performances will be followed by a post-show discussion.
View San Francisco Press Release
 Publicity Photos
Giovanna Arieta as Little Girl narrates an angry message from the church.

Jordan tries to convince Ian not to make an rash decisions as tensions rise between his father and the church.

Eric Esquivel as Jordan McRae, and Dan Tracer as Ian Deforge

Deception and betrayal are crowding this small town gas station, and Mr. Sloat is watching the temperatures rise. Can he save Ian from disaster, or Harry from himself?

Harry Breaux as Mr. Sloat

Disaster strikes leaving a town, a mothe, and a best friends wondering how a simple disagreement got so out of control.

Eileen Fisher as Sarah Deforge, and Eric Esquivel as Jordan McRae

Can Harry forgive what he doesn't understand, or will he destroy his family to be right?

Bruce Alvin as Harry DeForge, and Eric Esquivel as Jordan McRae

L to R: Eric Esquivel as Jordan McRae, and Dan Tracer as Ian Deforge
L to R: Bruce Alvin as Harry DeForge, Eileen Fisher as Sarah Deforge, Dan Tracer as Ian Deforge, Eric Esquivel as Jordan McRae, Harry Breaux as Mr. Sloat and Giovanna Arieta as Little Girl.
L to R: Dan Tracer as Ian Deforge, Eric Esquivel as Jordan McRae.
Lois Tema Photography  
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