Twelve Angry Men by Garrett Players
Nov 11, Nov 12, Nov 13, 2016
Adapted by Sherman L. Sergel based on the Emmy award-winning television movie by Reginald Rose.
Directed by Sandy Maholm.
A 19-year-old man has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. He doesn't stand a chance, mutters the guard as the 12 jurors are taken into the bleak jury room. It looks like an open-and-shut case-until one of the jurors begins opening the others eyes to the facts. This is a remarkable thing about democracy, says the foreign-born juror, that we are notified by mail to come down to this place-and decide on the guilt or innocence of a person; of a man or woman we have not known before. We have nothing to gain or lose by our verdict. We should not make it a personal thing. But personal it is, with each juror revealing his character as the various testimonies are re-examined, the murder is re-enacted and a new murder threat is born before their eyes. Tempers get short, arguments grow heated, and the jurors become 12 angry men.
Suitable for adults and teens.
Cost: Free EventContact:
Garret Players Community Theatre
219 North Broad Street
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