A Parable

Beck Center for the Arts

Lakewood, OH
Professional Theatre

By: John Patrick Shanley

May 26June 25, 2023

Show Description:

This 2005 Pulitzer Prize-winner for Drama draws one into an issue of suspicion in the query of a Catholic school in the Bronx in the 1960s. Principal Sister Aloysius’s suspicions about the relationship between a priest, Father Flynn, and a young male student will raise questions long after you leave the theater.

Staff and Cast

Director: Don Carrier 



7:30pm Fridays
7:30pm Saturdays
2:30pm Sundays

Runtime: 1h 30m (no intermission)


$12 - $38

(216) 521-2540 x10

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Content Advisories

Recognizing that families can make the determination for what their child is allowed to view, this show is recommended for teens aged 14 and up.

 Sensitive Content Warning: Doubt contains adult themes and suggestions of sexual abuse.


Beck Center for the Arts
17801 Detroit Ave.
Lakewood, OH 44107