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“Hand to God”: U-M Basement Arts.
Apr. 22 & 23. Vaughn Melbourne directs this student theater ensemble in a production of Robert Askins’ 2011 dark comedy about a small-town Texas teen who finds an outlet for his anxiety at a Christian Puppet Ministry. His life is turned upside down when his puppet takes on a disturbing and irreverent personality of its own. 7 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.) & 11 p.m. (Fri. only), U-M Walgreen Drama Center Studio 1, 1226 Murfin. Mask required. Free. facebook.com/basementarts.