The titular doubt in John Patrick Shanley’s classic play, now being given a rigorous yet nuanced treatment at Studio Theatre, is not about whether the intense, charismatic Father Brendan Flynn (the intense, charismatic Christian Conn) is guilty of the ghastly crime which Sister Aloysius Beauvier (Sarah Marshall) accuses him of committing. It is not even […]
Archives for September 10, 2019
Review: Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins at Rep Stage
Rep Stage’s gracious production of Stephen Temperley’s Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins makes you miss many things. Piano players in restaurants and cocktail lounges. Songs that make you shiver with ache, like “Violets for Your Furs.” Day dresses. Velvet hats and matching gloves. Most of all, kindness. The relationship between […]
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