South City Theatre will hold auditions for John Patrick Shanley’s award-winning play, DOUBT, A PARABLE, as follows:
April 30: 5-7 p.m.: —Father Flynn: A priest, Father Flynn, in his late thirties-forties. He is working class, from the Northeast. No specific accent required.
May 1: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
—Mrs. Muller: Donald Muller's Mother. Mrs. Muller, a black woman of about thirty eight. She’s on red alert. No specific accent required.
—Sister James: She is in her twenties. There’s a bit of sunshine in her heart, though she’s reserved. No specific accent required. Actresses are asked to wear their hair pulled back and use no makeup during their audition.
May 2: 6:30-8:30 p.m. By Request
The role of school principal, Sister Aloysius, has already been cast.
Directed by Donna Stinson Williamson. Performances are at South City Theatre June 16-24, 2017. This production will represent South City at the Alabama Community Theatre Festival, November 10-12 at Theatre Tuscaloosa, Shelton State Community College.
The story takes place in 1964 in a Catholic school in the Bronx, New York. It begins when uncertainty strikes Sister James, a young sister who recently started teaching at the school. She is concerned that the relationship between a priest, Father Flynn, and a student may have become inappropriate and confides this fear to the principal, Sister Aloysius. Learning this concern, Sister Aloysius becomes determined to find out the truth about what happened and to protect the boy. -Stage Directions Doubt
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