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Bloomington Center for the Arts - Black Box Theater
Near the intersection of 98th Street and Logan Ave S 1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd. Bloomington, MN 55431
952-563-8575
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 7 members
Review from Patricia Wasson Stark
119 events 53 reviews

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...continued

reviewed Jun 05 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from joe kamerud
28 events 11 reviews

Very interesting production however it was only 65 minutes long which surprised me. No intermissions and moved along at a good clip

reviewed May 20 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
10 events 5 reviews

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

reviewed Jun 10 2011 report as inappropriate
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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.

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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.

Joke Joint Comedy Club <em>Booty and the Beast</em> <em>Urinetown: The Musical</em> Metropolitan Ballet: <em>Sleeping Beauty</em> Sh*t-Faced Shakespeare: <em>A Midsummer Night's Dream</em> <em>Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day</em>