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Unholy ()

Produced by

Nightwood Theatre

Playwright: Diane Flacks
Director: Kelly Thornton


The Alexander Street Chamber Theatre


January 15th, 2017 – February 5th, 2017

Awards & Nominations

2017 Dora Award Nominee (General Theatre Division) – Outstanding New Play (Diane Flacks)


“Should women abandon religion?” Four female panelists face-off in a wild, whip-smart public debate about religion and misogyny. With opinions flying from a progressive Muslim lawyer, an Orthodox Jewish spiritual leader, an excommunicated nun and a lesbian atheist pundit, Unholy delivers a hilarious, no-holds-barred look at contemporary women in organized religion. (


Diane Flacks Liz Feldman-Grant
Barbara Gordon Margaret Donaghue
Niki Landau Yehudit Kalb
Blair Williams Richard Morris
Bahareh Yaraghi Maryam Hashemi

Creative Team

Diane Flacks Playwright
Kelly Thornton Director
Bonnie Beecher Lighting Designer
Richard Feren Music
Richard Feren Sound Designer
Lindsay Walker Set Designer
Lindsay Walker Costume Designer
Viv Moore Movement Director
Laura Warren Projection Designer
Sadie Epstein-Fine Assistant Director
Noah Feaver Assistant Lighting Designer
Deanna H. Choi Assistant Sound Designer


Christina Cicko Stage Manager
Jacqueline Costa Production Manager


Suzie Balogh Chamber Technican