American Theater Company announces two American classics in rotating repertory – The Catholic Repertory: Doubt & Agnes of God – directed by ATC Artistic Director PJ Paparelli and featuring ATC Ensemble Member Sadieh Rifai, Lance Baker, and Karen Aldridge. The productions are slated to run in rotation September 6 - October 14, 2012 at ATC, 1909 W. Byron St. The press opening is Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 7:00PM.
American Theater Company continues its tradition of repertory productions with two Tony Award-winning plays that examine the mystery and power of faith. Three actresses tackle both plays in an explosive evening of unforgettable drama, performed in rotating repertory.
Written by John Patrick Shanley
The Bronx. 1964. A Catholic school principal takes matters into her own hands when she suspects beloved parish priest is guilty of improper conduct with a student.
Agnes of God
Written by John Peilmeier
Upstate New York. 1984. A court-ordered psychiatrist battles with a Mother Superior when she attempts to determine why a young novitiate committed an unspeakable crime.
The shows run Thursdays – Sundays (full repertory calendar TBA) at American Theater Company, 1909 W Byron St., Chicago, Ill.
TICKETS: Previews: $10 rush tickets at the door, or reserved seats for $40. Regular run: Wed., Thurs. & matinees $45; Fri. & Sat. evenings $50. Opening night including post-show reception $50. Contact the box office in person at 1909 W Byron St., Chicago, or call 773.409.4125 or go online at www.atcweb.org.
American Theater Company is an ensemble of artists committed to producing new and classic American stories that ask the question, "What does it mean to be an American?"