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Doubt

By John Patrick Shanley
Directed by Donna Davis
October 21 to November 19, 2011

Matinee at 2 p.m. November 13th

“Doubt takes the stuff of headlines and turns it into deeply moving drama.” This was Howard Kissel’s comment in The Daily News about this play that was the hit of New York’s 2005 season.

The search for truth exacts a cost from those who pursue it. Father Flynn's sermon about doubt begets a question in the mind of Sister Aloysius, who then becomes consumed with the need for an answer. Her quest shakes the innocence of Sister James, and threatens the happiness and security of others in her school.

John Patrick Shanley's DOUBT: A PARABLE won a Pulitzer Prize and later earned Oscar nominations for Meryl Streep, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, and Viola Davis, who played the four leads. Directed by Donna Davis, returning to Actors Ensemble after a long absence, Doubt is a sophisticated examination of faith, trust, and the ambiguities of truth.


Cast

Richard Aiello .......................................Father Brendan Flynn
Phyllis Anderson .................................. Mrs. Muller
Kathleen Davis .................................... Sister James
Margaret Gudmundsson ....................... Sister Aloysius Beauvier

Production

Director .............................................. Donna Davis
Stage Manager ................................... Bob Gudmundsson
Costumes .......................................... Marjorie Moore
Set .................................................... Donna Davis and Bob Gudmundsson
Emmy Pierce ....................................... Light Design
Light & Sound Production  ..................... Bob Gudmundsson
Sound Design ......................................Donna Davis
Technical Consultant ............................ Alecks Rundell


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    Margaret Gudmundsson & Richard Aiello (L to R)

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    Richard Aiello and Margaret Gudmundsson (L to R)

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    Richard Aiello and Margaret Gudmundsson (L to R)

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    Richard Aiello & Margaret Gudmundsson (L to R)

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