Great Performances

"Do you believe him?"

Clip: Season 46 Episode 14 | 2m 12s

Sister James and Sister Aloysius come head-to-head when Sister Aloysius expresses her initial concern over the behavior of Father Flynn in this new opera based on John Patrick Shanley’s acclaimed 2005 Broadway play, later adapted into an Academy Award-nominated 2008 film.

Aired: 01/25/19

Rating: NR

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