Factory 449: a theatre collective
AGNES OF GOD
by John Pielmeier
Featuring Helen Hayes Award winners & Factory 449 company members
& NANNA INGVARSSON
with ZOE WALPOLE as Agnes
Directed by 2-time Helen Hayes Award winner & Factory 449 company member
Summoned to a convent, Dr. Martha Livingstone,
a court-appointed psychiatrist, is charged with assessing the sanity of Agnes, a novice nun accused of murdering her newborn. During her investigation of the death, which inevitably leads to questions of the child’s conception, Dr. Livingstone contends with objections from the convent's calculating Mother Superior, the church itself, and even Agnes, who professes total ignorance of both the process of procreation and of her own pregnancy.
As questions are asked and secrets revealed, the three women are forced to re-examine the meaning of faith, the power of love and the existence modern day miracles.
OCTOBER 31 - NOVEMBER 24, 2019
Anacostia Arts Center 1231 Good Hope Road SE Washington, DC 20020
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