Join UMW’s Department of Theater and Dance as it kicks off its 2018-19 season with The Amish Project by Jessica Dickey! The Amish Project is a fictional depiction of factual events: a tragic shooting that took place in a one room schoolhouse in an old order Amish community. in October of 2006, a gunman entered the west nickel mines schoolhouse in Pennsylvania and opened fire before turning the gun on himself. Through the stories of these imagined characters, Dickey explores unconditional forgiveness and reconciliation within the Amish community int he wake of this tragedy. this show originally was written and performed by Dickey as a one woman show, but has been adapted for an ensemble cast. Performances run September 20-30. Tickets are $20 for standard admission and $16 for students, senior citizens and military. For showtimes including matinees and tickets call the Klein Theater Box Office at 540-654-1111 or visit www.fredtix.com.