John Patrick Shanley; Merrimack alum Julie Nolan; and Fr. Richard Piatt, director of Merrimack College's “Doubt: A Parable performance.”
John Patrick Shanley; Merrimack alum Julie Nolan; and Fr. Richard Piatt, director of Merrimack College's “Doubt: A Parable performance.”

Oscar, Tony, and Pulitzer winner John Patrick Shanley was at Merrimack College last week to talk about his play “Doubt: A Parable,” which was just staged by the school’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts. While in town, Shanley (left) participated in a panel discussion called “Doubt, Certainty, and the Nature of Public Discourse in America,” and mingled with Merrimack alum Julie Nolan, and the college’s “Doubt” director, the Rev. Richard Piatt.

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