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Epic Biblical Tale, “David: The Shepherd King”, Coming to LampLight Theatre

KINGSPORT, Tenn., May 1, 2017 – See the Bible lift off of its pages and onto the LampLight stage in David: The Shepherd King, the epic Biblical story of a shepherd boy, called by God to be the King over His chosen flock, the nation of Israel. This month, LampLight Theatre will present an iconic, brand new production of Biblical proportions! With just a sling and a harp, David was ushered onto a throne, but not without being tried and tested. David, the worshipful warrior, had to overcome the giant hatred of his sometimes monstrous enemies and the failings of his own flesh.

Meet the prophets, the women, the warriors, and the worshippers who shift David’s balance as he grapples to maintain his throne. This dramatic portrayal unveils David’s struggle during his most vulnerable moments, the people who blessed and tested him, and the battles we can all win by surrendering to God’s will. David’s story is powerful and convicting, as it exposes the impact of sin and the holiness of God on the heart of a man.

Join us for Lamplight Theatre’s premier of David: The Shepherd King, an intimate look into the life of a man after God’s own heart. Performances will be held May 12 – 14, 19 – 21 and 26 – 28. Show times are 7:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays with additional matinee performances on Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. and on Sundays at 3:00 p.m. Doors will open one hour prior to performances. This show is rated PG-13, due to the content of David’s life story.

Treat your date, family, or church group to Dinner before the performance! A delicious catered meal will be offered May 13th beginning at 5:30 p.m, and May 20th & 27th beginning at 12:30 p.m. Meals will be served at The Emporium Banquet Hall (Next door to theatre). The cost is $30 per Adult / $17 per Student (ages 4-12) / Children FREE (3 & Under). Advanced reservations are required for dinner. (Prices include ticket to the show.)

Show Only: Admission is a suggested donation of $10 Adults, $5 Students, and FREE for children 5 and under. Doors will open one hour prior. For reservations and more information, please contact the LampLight box office at 423-343-1766, Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., or visit

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