Meet The Cast & Director - Agnes of God
Amanda Boundy (Agnes): Amanda Kay Boundy has a B.A. in Music Performance from Albion College and an M.M. in Voice Performance from the Peabody Conservatory. She enjoys a varied career as a performer, teacher, and director, and has performed opera and musical theatre roles such as Mary in Mary Poppins, Monica in The Medium, Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance, and Philia in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. She is currently an adjunct instructor of voice in the GCSU Music Department.
Loretta Hampton (Mother Miriam Ruth): In her everyday life, she is Loretta, wife of Walter and mother of three sons: Kevin, Brandon, and Darius. She is a native of Eatonton and works at the Morgan County Hospital. Loretta is very active in the music leadership of her church. She has performed in Nunsense as well as sharing her beautiful singing voice in PAPA’s Motion Picture Melodies. Loretta also acted in the University of Georgia’s production of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf. We are happy that she has developed a love for performing on stage. Always fun to work with, Loretta prefers taking a “gentle, but firm” approach to life, as well as finding humor in the most unusual circumstances.
Karen Williamson (Dr. Martha Livingstone): Karen grew up in Ohio, Michigan, and Florida. She moved to Georgia (Atlanta) in 1997, and eventually made her way to this area in 2012. Coming from a family with a long history of theatre tradition, she has always had an interest in theatre and stage performance. Karen began her acting and singing career in elementary school. Throughout high school and college, she performed in a number of productions, including Dracula and Wiley and The Hairy Man. Karen’s credits with PAPA include her role as Sister Amnesia in Nunsense, as Ruby in Second Samuel, and as Patsy in BINGO: The Musical. Karen works for Georgia College in Milledgeville and is an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Eatonton, where she teaches Sunday School and Bible Study classes. In the community, she hosts a knitting/crocheting group ("Yarn to Please") and leads a monthly book discussion ("Spine & Dine"). At home, Karen enjoys reading, scrapbooking, jigsaw puzzles, and spending time with her family of fur – Zoey, Jasmine, Little Bo Peep, and T.S. Eliot.
Director - Timothy Aaron-Styles
Timothy Aaron-Styles (Director): As an actor, Timothy’s stage credits include: Deadwood Dick, The Island, A Raisin In The Sun (for which he won the 1991 On Stage Atlanta Post and Alley Award for Best Supporting Actor), Night of January 16th, and Arsenic and Old Lace. While residing in Bermuda, he appeared as Lyons in Fences. Timothy’s film work as an actor includes a featured silent part in My Cousin Vinny. Having received his B.A. degree from Georgia State University as a Film and Video major, he founded Cinema Diaspora, a film organization dedicated to global cinema. In 2005, Timothy directed “Visitor from Hollywood” as part of “Sweet Simon Suites” at the Rockdale Council for the Arts in Conyers. His short film, which he penned and directed, Shhh!!!, is a short, fictional film that can be been viewed on Vimeo. It co–stars Chiara Ruck, a student at LOA. His screen plays include “Dances Mercedes Do,” a feature-length script that was selected to be read in 1995 at the prestigious Fifth Night Screenplay Reading Series in New York City. Timothy has worked as a radio personality-producer and talk show host at Clark Atlanta University's nationally acclaimed radio station, WCLK. He has been a columnist, writer, and/or free-lance photographer for various publications including the New York Post and The Wave of Far Rockaway, Queens. Locally, Timothy has written several articles for Lake Life, a regional lifestyle magazine serving the Lake Oconee area of Georgia.
Agnes of God
The Plaza Alliance for the Performing Arts (PAPA) is proud to present playwright John Pielmeier’s Agnes of God, coming in April 2019 to the Plaza stage. This drama chronicles the complex relationships that evolve among the play’s three characters. Dr. Martha Livingstone, a court-appointed psychiatrist, enters the cloistered world of the convent to determine the truth about a young nun, Agnes, accused of killing her newborn. During the sessions when Dr. Livingstone strives to determine the mental competency of Agnes, Mother Miriam Ruth, the Mother Superior charged with protecting Agnes, raises questions concerning belief and faith with Dr. Livingstone.
Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 pm
Friday, April 19 at 7:00 pm
“Agnes of God” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.
*NOTE: This play has adult themes. Not recommended for children.