The scriptural true events in the life of a shepherd, soldier, psalmist and king stunningly unfold as the life of Israel’s greatest monarch is traced in this musical biography of King David. based on the biblical books of Samuel and the Psalms of David. The story traces David’s harrowing journey to becoming the most revered king of Israel and features his famous battle with Goliath, his legendary friendship with King Saul’s son Jonathan, and his flight from certain death at the hands of Saul himself.

* “The Rise of King David” was scheduled to premiere at LifeHouse Theater on March 21. Then the pandemic hit. The cast and production was in limbo for nearly 5 months and went through a number of cast changes and false starts. Finally the production was staged in July in front of select friends and family and filmed for this special release.