Photos: ‘Doubt’ opens tonight at North Fork Community Theatre

North Fork Community Theatre
KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | Marilee Scheer stars as Sister Aloysius Beauvier in 'Doubt' at North Fork Community Theatre.

The North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘Doubt: A Parable,’ the Pulitzer award winning play by John Patrick Shanley opening tonight.

Set in The Bronx in the mid ’60s, it is the story of a school principal who takes matters into her own hands when she suspects a priest of having an improper relationship with a student.

Performances are January 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 and February 3, 4, 5. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. at the North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck.

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Here’s who’s starring in the play:

Marilee Scheer (Sister Aloysius Beauvier)

Marilee has been an NFCT member since 1976. Her favorite roles have been Kate in “Dancing at Lughnasa” and Reverend Mother in “Nunsense.” Marilee serves on the NFCT board of directors and has directed, produced, stage managed, worked the light booth, among other assorted theater tasks. A former nursery school teacher, Marilee resides in Mattituck with husband Charlie, who does lighting at NFCT.

Deborah Morgenstern (Mrs. Muller)

Deborah’s first East End appearance was in the NFCT production of “Where’s Charley?” She played Mistress Gunn in Northeast Stage’s Shakespeare in the Park production of “The Merry Wives of Windsor” and has participated in numerous productions with Riverhead Faculty and Community Theatre. Her favorite role was Bloody Mary in “South Pacific.”

Becca Mincieli (Sister James)

A familiar face in local theater, Becca’s most recent performances include Rusty in “Footloose” at NFCT and Carrie in Mattituck High School’s production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” for which she won a Teeny Award for best supporting actress in a musical. In November she appeared in the chorus of “Hello Dolly” produced by Riverhead Faculty and Community Theatre.

Alan Stewart (Father Brandon Flynn)

Alan has been involved in many productions at NFCT since his arrival to Southold 10 years ago. Among others, he has appeared in “Anything Goes,” “The Dining Room” and “Arsenic and Old Lace.” Recently he has turned his attention to directing, taking the helm for the NFCT’s production of “Harvey.”