1964, The Bronx: A strong-minded nun struggles with her conscience in the face of concerns about one of the priests.
Sister Aloysius reveals her initial doubts about the enigmatic Father Flynn to Sister James, an inexperienced but enthusiastic young nun. As her suspicions grow about his inappropriate behaviour with the school’s first black student, a verbal battle of wills begins and she instigates a relentless campaign to remove the priest.
Doubt ran for two years on Broadway and in 2005 won a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best New Play. Playwright John Patrick Shanley also wrote the Oscar-winning screenplay for Moonstruck.