Execution of Justice: The Trial of Harvey Milk's Assassin
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The last date listed for Execution of Justice was Thursday February 23, 2012 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts
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In this blithe and passionate adaptation of the 1928 gender-flipping Virginia Woolf novel, transf … More
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Featured review from ueaman
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It really was an extraordinary evening of theater ! And to think it was performed by students ! All the more fantastic ! It was a fast-paced, thoughtful, insightful and 'measured' re-enactment of the events up to and including the assassinations and trial.
The acting, requiring a number of actors to assume different roles, was really 'top-notch' and fully evoked each character's nuances and personalities.
And, on a virtual 'shoestring', the production was imaginative and exciting.
Truly a night at the theater NOT to be missed !
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Great show, very moving subject matter. I enjoyed the interesting staging. The actor who played Don White was phenomenal. At times, there was so much going on that it was difficult to focus on the characters' stories and there were actors...continued
Emily Mann, playwright
Elaine Vaan Hogue, director
A brilliant portrayal of the Dan White trial after the 1978 assassinations of Mayor George Moscone and gay city supervisor Harvey Milk of San Francisco. Renowned playwright Mann tells the story in a provocative and multilayered way, posing as many questions as answers about a tragic chapter in the city’s transition to its current political and social climate.