Twelve Angry Men: Riveting Legal Drama Presented by Bloomington Civic Theatre
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Arthur Miller's iconic drama -- which won both the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award for Best Play when it debuted in 1949 -- still retains every ounce of its emotional impact. An unflinching examination of the American dream, Death of a Salesman focuses on the aging Willy Loman -- who, after a lifetime as an unfulfilled traveling salesman, finds himself at the end of his career and the end of his rope. As dreams of the past collide with visions of what might have been, Willy's wife and sons wage a desperate struggle to engage him in the present. The New York Times called Death of a Salesman "one of the finest dramas in the whole range of the American theater." Witness the epic extremes of humor and anguish, promise and loss in the Bloomington Civic Theatre production of this powerful classic. Learn More
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Featured review from Patricia Wasson Stark
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Very intense. The venue was so intimate, it almost felt as if we were part of the jury needing to make the decision ourselves. It was a very short play, only 66 minutes, but very enjoyable. I would definitely recommend "Twelve Angry Men" to others.
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This play was very well done. The only comment I would have is that when the arguments were presented the opponents changed their minds very quickly - too quickly in my experience. This resulted in a very foreshortened play. It would have been...continued
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In 2005, the Broadway revival won the Drama Desk Award for Best Revival of a Play and a Tony Award nomination in the same category.
Directed by Zach Curtis, American playwright Reginald Rose’s Twelve Angry Men is a powerful indictment, denouncement and exposé of the trial by jury system. It is a taut, engrossing drama in which eleven jurors believe the defendant in a capital murder trial is guilty, while one juror stands up courageously for what he believes is justice and tries to persuade the others to his way of thinking. The defendant is on trial as well as the jury and the American judicial system with its purported sense of infallibility, fairness and lack of bias.
Twelve Angry Men examines the jurors’ deep-seated personal prejudices, perceptual biases and weaknesses, indifference, anger, personalities, unreliable judgments, cultural differences, ignorance and fears, that threaten to taint their decision-making abilities, causing them to ignore the real issues in the case, and potentially lead them to a miscarriage of justice.
The movie of the same name starred notables Henry Fonda, E.G. Marshall, Ed Begley, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, Jack Klugman and Jack Warden.
This production features the talented cast of Gabriele Angieri, Al Broeffle, Sean Byrd, Dwight Gunderson, Grant Henderson, Brian Kelly, Nicholas Leeman, Dale Pfeilsticker, Michael David Postle, Jim Pounds, Joel Raney, Peter Simmons and William P. Studer.