The People’s Temple Performed at Napa Valley College

Photo by Jeff Thomas

The Conservatory Theater at Napa Valley College staged Leigh Fondakowski’s play, The People’s Temple, in April 2011 to packed houses throughout its run. Directed by Jennifer King, the production was well-received in the community and – according to actors and direct alike – benefited from the informal advisory capacity of several former members of Peoples Temple.

The following stories were written by the director and three of the actors in the play.

Telling the Truth, by Jennifer King
Awake My Soul, by Cristhian Ayvar
A Year Reconsidered, by Dawn Johnson
Grieving Peoples Temple, and a Daughter, by Donald E. Lacy, Jr.

A review about the production appeared in The Napa Valley Register.