Here are the highlights from the play “The King and I in case you missed it on September 7th!
The Story of Esther, from the biblical account in the Old Testament, is a powerful love story about faithfulness, courage and strength.
The story begins when King Xerxes tells Haman to summon Queen Vashti.
Queen Vashti tells Haman that she refuses to go to King Xerxes.
King Xerxes, Hegai, and Haman decide to find a new queen to replace Queen Vashti.
Hegai interviews Esther and two other candidates for queen while Mordecai (on the left) watches.
Esther is chosen to be the new queen.
King Xerxes agrees to let Haman kill the Jews.
Mordecai asks a maid to tell Queen Esther that she won’t be safe when Haman is killing the Jews.
Queen Esther invites King Xerxes and Haman to a banquet.
Queen Esther reveals that she is Jewish to Haman and King Xerxes. The King is angry and Haman pleads with the Queen to protect him from the King.
King Xerxes orders Haman executed and the partying starts.
Here is the full cast and Pastor Rob. The six cast members that have white arrows above their heads are Rock Church members.