Summer Play Festival 2011: Comedy and More from Local Playwrights
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In this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning drama set in the Bronx in 1964, Sister Aloysius, the principal of a Catholic school in the borough, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects that young newcomer Father Flynn has sexually abused the school's only black student. As she wrestles with her doubts, she questions an idealistic young nun and the mother of the alleged victim, perhaps changing them forever. The 2008 film adaptation, starring Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Viola Davis and Philip Seymour Hoffman, earned Oscar nominations for all four actors. This gripping drama about suspicion, scandal and the elusiveness of moral certainty stars Karen MacDonald. Learn More
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I really loved the second play. The acting was excellent. The writing was fabulous and very funny. Facial expressions were wonderful.
I just wish that the dialogue was slowed down a bit so that all of the audience could hear it. I would...continued
by Elizabeth DuPre
Directed by James Aitcheson
One graduate science student asks another for a favor leading to a heated debate about the nature of life. Hilarity ensues.
Karen: Danielle Hecht
Ron: Stewart Evan Smith
_The Portal of God _
by Catherine Durickas
Directed by Emilia Allen
The Portal of God examines relationships and the parts of ourselves we lose within them, and the parts we never can get back.
Emily: Poormina Kirby
Sean: Rahul Parikh
Grace: Nicole Howard
Molly: Rachel Byrd
Gabriella: Liz Martins
_Evia! Gifts for the Goddess of Illusion _
by Kelly DuMar
Directed by Jeremy Goodman
In this episodic comedy, an aspiring actor seeks answers from the Persian Goddess of Illusion for her problem with the sin of Envy.
Lee David Skunes
Sarah E. Cote