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By Jeanine Tesori (music) and Brian Crawley (book and lyrics)\ Based on the short story “The Ugliest Pilgrim” by Doris Betts\ Directed by Mandy Fox\ Musical Direction by Theo Jackson\ \ Violet Karl, a small-town girl from North Carolina whose face was horribly disfigured in an accident, travels across country by Greyhound bus seeking a miracle from a Tulsa televangelist. Violet encounters love and learns that beauty is more than skin deep as she meets a couple of soldiers, a music hall singer, a hooker, her landlady, and others, on a Southern road trip to see the Preacher.\ \ Violet by Tony-winning composer Jeanine Tessori (Caroline, or Change; Thoroughly Modern Millie; Shrek; Fun Home) and Brian Crawley (A Little Princess) features music ranging from bluegrass to gospel to the blues.

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Drake Performance and Event Center, 1849 Cannon Drive,, Franklin County, Ohio, United States, 43210
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