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Post Productions Presents Doubt: A Parable, Patrick Shanley’s Award Winning Play
February 15 @ 7:30 pm - February 17 @ 10:00 pm
Post Productions Theatre Company presents Doubt: A Parable by John Patrick Shanley at the all new Shadow Box Theatre on February 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 2018.
“What do you do when you’re not sure?”
John Patrick Shanley’s award-winning one-act play is about a harsh and determined nun who suspects a beloved priest of molesting an altar boy. At St. Nicholas Church School in the Bronx, 1964, the stern principal Sister Aloysius and the compassionate Father Flynn are constantly at odds. Their contrasting worldviews lead them to view their students, parishioners, and the world in starkly different ways. So when young Sister James comes to Sister Aloysius with concerns about private meetings between Father Flynn and the school’s first black student, Donald Muller, Sister Aloysius embarks on a campaign to challenge the priest in an intensely personal and increasingly vicious way. Winner of multiple awards, including the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play, Doubt deals with themes of doubt, faith, and morality in a refreshingly nuanced manner — eschewing easy answers to leave audiences thinking and talking for weeks afterwards.
Sister Aloysius Beauvier: NIKI RICHARDSON
Father Brendan Flynn: ERIC BRANGET
Sister James: CARLA GYEMI
Mrs. Muller: JENNIFER COLE
Directed by Tova Perlmutter
Produced by Fay Lynn, Michael O’Reilly, and Michael K. Potter
Costumes by Esther Van Eek
Set by Matthew Burgess and Dylan MacDonald
Poster and Program by Kris Simic
Promotional Photography by Jacques and Richelle Scheepers
Doors open at 7:30pm
Show starts at 8:00pm
Tickets are available in advance online or at the door for $20.