Avow (written by Bill C. Davis and directed by Buzz Bense and John Rowan) is about the human struggle to make and to keep vows of love and faith. It is set in motion when Brian and Tom ask Father Raymond, their parish priest whom they greatly admire for his radical views, to bless their relationship before God. He refuses to do so, obeying his church’s edict against gay marriage, and advises that their only recourse within the church is to remain celibate. Tom is stricken with a crisis of conscience, questioning whether his faith and his sexuality can be reconciled. This, in turn, brings down the wrath of Brian’s formidable sister Irene, and the collision of Irene and Father Raymond create some unexpected sparks and unanticipated consequences.
This production runs from Friday, June 24, through Sunday, July 24, at the Rio Nido Lodge. General admission is $20 and $15 for seniors; and all Fridays, starting with Friday, July 1, are pay-what-you-can. Friday and Saturday evening performances are at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees are at 4:00 p.m.
Rio Nido Lodge is located 2 miles east of Guerneville on Canyon Two Road off River Road. It has its own parking lot on the west side of the building.
For reservations, go to the Reservations Page or call the Box Office at (707) 583-2343.