Judy Russell Presents: 12 Angry Jurors
WHEN: May 4 – 6
WHERE: Prince George Playhouse
TICKETS: $40 adults, $30 18 years and under at www.centralinteriortickets.com.
- Judy Russell Presents brings together a host of local arts leaders and actors for its second production of the year: 12 Angrey Jurors by Reginald Rose, adapted by Serman L. Shergel
- Alumni from Judy Russell Presents, Excalibur Theatre Arts Co., Shooting Star Theatre, Pocket Theatre, Theatre NorthWest, and more make up the stellar cast of 12 Angry Jurors
- An examination of the North American people and the judicial system that keeps them in check,12 Angry Jurors centres on Juror 8 who is, at first, the sole holdout in an 11-1 guilty vote. He aims, not to prove the other jurors wrong, but rather encourages them to abandon their personal biases and see the case for what it is.
- After the teleplay aired in 1954it rose to critical acclaim and was adapted by the Playwright, Reginald Rose into a film starring Henry Fonda in 1957
- The show holds particular cultural significance in 2018 with the recent court cases of Fribjon Bjornson, Colton Boushie and Tina Fontaine
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