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Camelot Theatre production to benefit assault survivors

The Wednesday performance of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Doubt" at the Camelot Theatre in Talent will help fund free services for Jackson County survivors of sexual assault.

The show begins at 8 p.m., and a silent auction will be held beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets for the show are $18.

Show proceeds will benefit the Jackson County Sexual Assault Response Team, which offers free care, forensic evidence collection and long-term support for sexual assault survivors and their families.

Set in a Catholic school in 1964, the play depicts the battle between a strong-minded nun and the popular priest she suspects of sexual abuse. In 2008, "Doubt" was made into an Oscar-nominated film featuring Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

The Talent show is directed by Don Matthews and stars Livia Genise and Doug Warner.

For more information about the Jackson County SART and its services, see the Web site www.jacksoncountysart.org or call 535-5250.