Great Performances: Doubt from Minnesota Opera is a new opera based on playwright John Patrick Shanley’s acclaimed 2005 Broadway play, which was later adapted into an Academy Award-nominated 2008 film. Doubt unfolds as suspicion ignites a battle of wills at a Bronx Catholic school in 1964. The charismatic and progressive Father Flynn is trying to loosen the grip of St. Nicholas Church School’s strict customs, which are fiercely guarded by its iron-fisted principal, Sister Aloysius Beauvier. When the young and naïve Sister James shares her suspicion with the principal that Father Flynn may be abusing the school’s only African-American student, Sister Aloysius embarks on a personal crusade to discover the truth about the priest. With no proof besides her moral certainty, Sister Aloysius engages in a battle of wills with Father Flynn in this new opera.
availablepublic93843021735854cove9384Doubt from the Minnesota OperaWatch an adaption of the hit film where suspicion comes to a head at a Catholic school.Watch an adaptation of John Patrick Shanley’s hit 2005 Broadway play and the 2008 film about suspicion leading to a battle of wills at a Bronx Catholic school. Starring Christine Brewer, Adriana Zabala, Matthew Worth and Denyce Graves.2019-01-25 21:00publish2019-02-22 23:59:59February 22, 2019disabledshowfalse9354"Do you believe him?"Sister James and Sister Aloysius discuss Father Flynn's behavior.2019-01-25 21:00http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/files/2019/01/1299-Zabala-Brewer-480x270.jpg3020232368cove9007An American In Paris The MusicalRelive the famous musical in this Tony-winning adaptation.2018-11-02 21:00http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/files/2018/10/AAIP-FullEpisode-MM-480x270.jpg3017955552cove
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