Agnes Of God

Agnes Of God

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by John Pielmeier
     
 

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Drama / Characters: 3 Females

Summoned to a covent, Dr. Martha Livingstone, a court-appointed psychiatrist, is charged with assessing the sanity of a young novitiat accused of murdering her newborn. Miriam Ruth, the Mother Superior, determindly keeps young Agnes from the doctor, arousing Livingstone's suspicions further. Who killed the infant and who fathered

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Drama / Characters: 3 Females

Summoned to a covent, Dr. Martha Livingstone, a court-appointed psychiatrist, is charged with assessing the sanity of a young novitiat accused of murdering her newborn. Miriam Ruth, the Mother Superior, determindly keeps young Agnes from the doctor, arousing Livingstone's suspicions further. Who killed the infant and who fathered the tiny victim? Livingstone's questions force all three women to re-examine the meaning of faith and the power of love leading to a dramatic, compelling climax. A hit on Broadway and later on film.

"Riveting, powerful, electrifying drama...the dialogue crackles."-New York Daily News

"Outstanding play [that]...deals intelligently with questions of religion and psychology."-The New York Times

"Unquestionably blindingly theatrical...cleverly executed blood and guts evening in the theatre."-New York Post

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780573630224
Publisher:
Samuel French, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/02/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
80
Sales rank:
286,244
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.30(d)

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Agnes Of God 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Crazy!