Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Roundabout's Broadway Revival of Doubt? | Playbill

The Verdict Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Roundabout's Broadway Revival of Doubt?

Amy Ryan, Liev Schreiber, Zoe Kazan, and Quincy Tyler Bernstine star in the John Patrick Shanley play.

Zoe Kazan, Amy Ryan, Liev Schreiber, and Quincy Tyler Bernstine Tricia Baron

The Roundabout Theatre Company revival of John Patrick Shanley's Doubt officially opened March 7, and the reviews are rolling in. Previews began February 3 at the Todd Haimes Theatre, where the extended limited engagement will continue through April 21. 

Set in an all-boys Catholic school in the Bronx, the drama ensues when the strict Sister Aloysius (played by Amy Ryan) begins to suspect an inappropriate relationship between Father Flynn (Liev Schreiber) and a student. The cast also featues Zoe Kazan as the young nun who first notices the relationship and Quincy Tyler Bernstine as the boy's mother.

Read the reviews below.

Chicago Tribune (Chris Jones)*

CitiTour NYC (Brian Scott Lipton)

Deadline (Greg Evans)

Entertainment Weekly (Dalton Ross)

The Guardian (Adrian Horton)

New York Magazine/Vulture (Sara Holdren)*

New York Post (Johnny Oleksinski)

New York Stage Review (Melissa Bernardo, David Finkle)

New York Theater (Jonathan Mandell)

New York Theatre Guide (Gillian Russo)

The New York Times (Jesse Green)*

NY Daily News (Chris Jones)*

The Observer (David Cote)

TheaterMania (Zachary Stewart)

TheaterPizzazz (Ron Fassler)

TimeOut NY (Adam Feldman)

The Wall Street Journal (Charles Isherwood)*

The Washington Post (Naveen Kumar)*

The Wrap (JD Knapp)*

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Playbill will continue to update this list as reviews come in.

Rounding out the company are understudies Christiana Clark, Olivia Cygan, Isabel Keating, and Chris McGarry. Tony winner Tyne Daly was previously set to play the role of Sister Aloysius, but had to withdraw from the production after a recent hospitalization, as previously reported.

READ: On the Red Carpet: The Roundabout Revival of Doubt Came Together Like 'Theatre Magic'

Roundabout Interim Artistic Director Scott Ellis directs the play, leading a creative team that includes scenic designer David Rockwell, lighting designer Kenneth Posner, costume designer Linda Cho, sound designer Mikaal Sulaiman, hair and wig designer Charles G. LaPointe, and vocal coach Kate Wilson. Charles Means serves as the production stage manager. Casting is by Jim Carnahan and Carrie Gardner. See highlights from the production in the trailer below.

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