'Doubt: A Parable' to be staged at Skokie Theatre

  • Judy Rossignuolo-Rice and Sean Michael Barrett in MadKap Productions' "Doubt: A Parable, " running Feb. 11 through March 6 at the Skokie Theatre.

    Judy Rossignuolo-Rice and Sean Michael Barrett in MadKap Productions' "Doubt: A Parable, " running Feb. 11 through March 6 at the Skokie Theatre. Courtesy of MadKap Productions

Submitted by Wayne Mell, MadKap Productions
Posted1/24/2022 1:04 PM

MadKap Productions is pleased to present "Doubt: A Parable" by John Patrick Shanley for 13 live performances at the Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave., in downtown Skokie.

Performances run at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 11 through March 6, with a Wednesday matinee at 1:30 p.m. Feb 16.


Tickets are $38 general admission, $34 for seniors and students and can be purchased online at SkokieTheatre.org or by calling (847) 677-7761.

Renowned equity actor Judy Rossignuolo-Rice stars as a rigidly conservative nun who is tasked with investigating allegations of misconduct between a beloved and progressive parish priest and one of the students in his care.

John Patrick Shanley delves into the murky shadows of moral certainty, his characters always balancing on the thin line between truth and consequences. "Doubt: A Parable" is a potent drama that will raise questions and answer none, leaving the audience to grapple with the discomfort of their uncertainties.

"Doubt: A Parable" won the Tony Award for best play, the Drama Desk Award for best new play, and the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 2005.

The show co-stars Sarah Sapperstein, Lisa McConnell and Sean Michael Barrett as Father Flynn. The show is directed by Bernard Rice, with lighting design by Pat Henderson and costume design by Broadway World award-winner Patty Halajian. Wendy Kaplan produces for MadKap Productions

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For the safety and comfort of guests at the Skokie Theatre, audiences will be limited to 60 out of the 150 seats, and a new, state-of-the art air-filtration system has been installed.

MadKap Productions joins with other area theaters in requiring patrons to show proof of vaccination on arrival and remain masked while inside the building. All Skokie Theatre staff, cast, musicians, ushers and crew are fully vaccinated.

"Doubt: A Parable" is the third show in MadKap Productions 2021-22 subscription series, which opened last year with performances of Stephen Sondheim's "Anyone Can Whistle" and the world-premiere of "The Wind Phone" by Madelyn Sergel. The season concludes in April with the musical murder mystery "Something's Afoot."

For reservations or additional information, visit SkokieTheatre.org or call (847) 677-7761.

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