The reviews are in…Doubt is a hit:
“Pioneer Theatre Company’s production…keeps a focus on the performances and the text through simple staging. Lambert provides the standout performance as Sister Aloyisius, whose unshakeable conviction in her own beliefs emerges from a place of good but perhaps misguided intentions…In a taut, tight 90 minutes, Shanley’s play unfolds as a singularly human drama.”
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“The drama’s most heated contention comes down to a battle of wits between Father Flynn and the school’s overbearing principal. But, again, there are no hard-and-fast answers. Just plenty of doubt. Director Platt brings Shanley’s brilliant, Pulitzer Prize-winning script to life, keeping the various issues in sharp focus.
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“Through approximately 80 minutes of emotional accusations, threats and pleas, Shanley tastefully creates noncommitting arguments between human conditioning and human compassion, between sexuality and love, between religion and faith, between truth and doubt. And more interestingly, there’s an underlying message that reiterates the stereotype “it’s a man’s world.””
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“The truth makes for a bad sermon,” says Father Brendan Flynn…. Amen, Father. That’s just one of the directly expressed bits of dialogue that allows “Doubt’s” young priest to voice what his creator – not God but the literary shaman and playwright John Patrick Shanley – is up to in this parable of a play. The show offers an absorbing evening of theater…”
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Get your tickets today; playing through November 17th!