A young nun accused of bearing a child in a convent and then strangling it becomes the focus of a battle between Dr. Martha Livingstone, her court-appointed psychiatrist, and her Mother Superior
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In this contemporary murder mystery, set within the confines of a convent, Agnes is a devout, innocent young nun accused of infanticide. As a psychiatrist, herself a lapsed Catholic, and the Mother Superior struggle over Agnes' fate, the play plunges deeply into the mystery of faith and the consequence of truth.
Includes an interview with Dr. Kevin Orlin Johnson, author of "Why Do Catholics Do That."
An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Barbara Bain, Emily Bergl and Harriet Harris.About the Author:
Bergl has appeared on various television programs including NYPD Blue and ER. She has been awarded the Best Broadway Debut FANY Peoples Choice Award.
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Book Description Plume, 1985. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110452257700
Book Description Plume. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0452257700 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1946188