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Two performances of Diversionary's "Next Fall" to include panel with discussion with faith leaders

SAN DIEGO -- In conjunction with its current production of "Next Fall," Diversionary Theatre has put together a panel of faith and secular leaders for a conversation about faith, religion, and belief and how they shape our lives and our relationships immediately following the shows on March 8 and 15.

In the Tony-nominated play by Geoffrey Nauffts, the relationship between two gay men who have vastly different religious beliefs is explored. Despite their differences the couple, Adam and Luke, share their love while coming to terms with their differences.

The panel discussions will include a number of well-known faith leaders, including Rabbi Laurie Coskey, executive director of Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice of San Diego County (ICWJ); Rev. Dan Koeshall, senior pastor at Metropolitan Community Church; Jeannie Burke, a Buddhist Chaplain; Rabbi Leonard Rosenthal of Tifereth Israel Synagogue; Chris Harris, Canon for Congregational Development at St. Paul’s Cathedral; and Debbie Allen, president of The Humanist Fellowship of San Diego.

Coskey, Koeshall, and Burke will sit on the March 8 panel, and Rosenthal, Harris, and Allen speaking on March 15.

PFLAG San Diego will host a reception at 6:45 pm on the night of these special shows. Showtime is 7:30 pm with the panel discussions immediately following.

Tickets to the show are $31, however a discount offer is available for SDGLN readers who purchase tickets prior to March 4 - details are below.

Diversionary Theatre is located at 4545 Park Blvd. in University Heights.

Exclusive ticket offer for San Diego Gay & Lesbian News readers:

Readers who purchase tickets using the promo code BELIEVESP will get $4 off general admission tickets. The offer is good for tickets purchased before March 4 and is subject to availability. The discount is not valid in combination with other offers or discounts.