THE DIVINERS is a play set in Zion, Indiana during the time of the Great Depression.
Buddy Layman is a mentally-challenged boy who loves his sister, Jennie Mae, and father, Ferris, very much.
One day a stranger named C.C. Showers passes through Zion and is able to relate to Buddy in ways that most people aren't. The two become close friends and C.C. soon finds himself as Buddy's mentor and teacher.
His relationship with the people of the town changes drastically when they learned that he was a former preacher who has given up preaching. That knowledge changes everything and brings about a crisis that leads to a horrible tragedy