Hand to God Sets Broadway Closing Date
Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 3, 2016 View Comments Related Shows Hand to God After struggling with low grosses for some time, the devil puppet is departing the Great White Way, although you still have the holiday season to check him out. Hand to God will shutter at the Booth Theatre on January 3, 2016. Directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, the new play by Robert Askins began performances on March 12 and officially opened on April 7. At the time of closing, the production will have played 337 performances on Broadway.However, this will not be the end of the road for the production, which is heading for the West End, where it will begin performances on February 5, 2016 at the Vaudeville Theatre. No word yet on casting but von Stuelpnagel will direct.In Hand to God, 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.The cast includes Steven Boyer, Marc Kudisch, Geneva Carr, Sarah Stiles and Michael Oberholtzer. All five appeared in the original MCC Theater off-Broadway production last year.Broadway.com customers with tickets to canceled performances will be contacted with information on refunds or exchanges.