ATC Announces ‘The Catholic Repertory: Doubt & Agnes Of God’ In Rotation Beginning Sept. 6th

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 RifaiLance Baker, and Karen Aldridge.  The productions are slated to run in rotation September 6 – October 14, 2012 at ATC, 1909 W. Byron St.  

Two American Classics in Rotating Repertory

The Catholic Repertory:

Doubt & Agnes of God

Directed by ATC Artistic Director PJ Paparelli

Featuring ATC Ensemble Member Sadieh Rifai

September 6 – October 14, 2012

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.

Doubt

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.

Title:        The Catholic Repertory: Doubt and Agnes of God

Written by:  John Patrick Shanley and John Peilmeier

Directed by:     PJ Paparelli

 Previews: September 6 – September 18, 2012

Press opening: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 7:00PM

Regular run: September 20 – October 14, 2012

Schedule: Thursdays – Sundays (full repertory calendar TBA)

Location:                      American Theater Company, 1909 W Byron St., Chicago

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

Box Office:   The Box Office is located at 1909 W Byron St., Chicago;

773.409.4125; www.atcweb.org

 AMERICAN THEATER COMPANY

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?”

American Theater Company is supported by a CityArts Program 2 Grant and a Cultural Outreach Program Grant from the City of Chicago Office of Tourism & Culture, the Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation, Lloyd A. Fry Foundation, Illinois Arts Council, Illinois Humanities Council, Polk Bros. Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, and Prince Charitable Trusts.