Three years later, Agnes of God was performed in a staged reading at the O'Neill . John Pielmeier at the Pennsylvania Center for the Book. Agnes of God at the Internet Broadway Database.
Three years later, Agnes of God was performed in a staged reading at the O'Neill National Playwrights' Conference in Waterford, Connecticut and won the 1979 Great American Play Contest. The Boys of Winter at IBDb. Sleight of Hand at IBDb.
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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. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Barbara Bain, Emily Bergl and Harriet Harris.
Agnes of God Audiobook by John Pielmeier. In this contemporary murder mystery, set within the confines of a convent, Agnes is a devout, innocent young nun accused of infanticide.
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John Pielmeier (screenplay), John Pielmeier (play). What unspeakable crime took place behind the third floor window? Only Agnes knows. And Dr. Martha Livingston is the one person who can unravel the mystery. View production, box office, & company info. 10 Funniest Golden Globes Moments. Certificate: See all certifications .
Pielmeier has written extensively for the stage, but his later work never achieved the success he experienced with Agnes of God.
For the latter work, Pielmeier won the Edgar from the Mystery Writers of America for Best Mystery Play.
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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