Critically Acclaimed Doubt Gets Extension to Jan. 30

News   Critically Acclaimed Doubt Gets Extension to Jan. 30 The Manhattan Theatre Club world premiere of Doubt, the critically acclaimed new play by John Patrick Shanley, has been extended through Jan. 30, 2005 at City Center's Stage I, MTC announced Nov. 29.

The production, directed by Doug Hughes, was originally announced to play a limited engagement through Jan. 9. There have been reports that commercial producers are seeking a wider life for the production, about a nun and priest who clash in a Bronx parochial school in the 1960s. According to Variety, producer Carole Shorenstein Hays (Take Me Out, Caroline or Change, Gem of the Ocean) holds commercial rights to "Doubt."

 

The cast features Heather Goldenhersh, Cherry Jones, Adriane Lenox and Brían F. O'Byrne.

The creative team includes John Lee Beatty (set design), Catherine Zuber (costume design), Pat Collins (lighting design), and David Van Tieghem (original music & sound design).

"In the 1960s, at a Catholic school in the Bronx, a nun grows suspicious when a priest begins taking too much interest in the life of a young male student," according to MTC. "Is she being overly protective...or not protective enough?" The performance schedule for Doubt is Tuesday through Saturday at 8 PM, with matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 2 PM, and Sunday evening performances at 7 PM. Tickets can be reserved by calling CityTix at (212) 581-1212. Tickets for performances through Jan. 9 are $60. Tickets for performances from Jan. 11-30 are $65.

Group and student rates are available. For group ticket information, call (212) 399-3000 ext. 134. Student tickets are $25 and are on sale for all performances based on availability on the day of the performance, up to one hour before showtime.  Call (212) 581-1212 for further information.

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