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WHY 12 ANGRY MEN IS MORE RELEVANT THAN EVER

WHY 12 ANGRY MEN IS MORE RELEVANT THAN EVER Tom Bond May 16, 2017 These are not tolerant times. It takes no stretch of the imagination to picture a minority man being swiftly sentenced to death because his peers were too lazy or short-sighted or racist to view his case as anything more than a [...]

By |2020-02-29T13:24:19-04:00February 29th, 2020|Blog, Events, History, Shows|Comments Off on WHY 12 ANGRY MEN IS MORE RELEVANT THAN EVER

The Color of Justice

A justice system which tolerates injustice is doomed to collapse. — Leonard Noisette, quoted in Reducing Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System (2000) In 1991 in Los Angeles, a bystander videotaped police officers beating Rodney King, a black man, after a car chase. People in the African-American community had long complained of cases of [...]

By |2020-02-29T13:12:59-04:00February 29th, 2020|Blog, Events, History, Shows|Comments Off on The Color of Justice

Racial Discrimination in the Courts: The Case of Marcus Robinson

A group of former prosecutors brought together by The Constitution Project at POGO has submitted an amicus brief to the North Carolina Supreme Court asking the Court to provide a remedy for the government’s racially discriminatory conduct in four cases, including that of Marcus Robinson. Mr. Robinson was convicted of robbery and murder and sentenced [...]

By |2020-02-29T11:00:13-04:00February 29th, 2020|Blog, Events, Shows|Comments Off on Racial Discrimination in the Courts: The Case of Marcus Robinson

How to Keep the Mariposas Alive

How to Keep the Mariposas Alive Julia Alvarez with Dedé Mirabal Dedé attended a dance theatre performance by EVEOKE of In the Time of the Butterflies. The dancers all got to meet her. They had come all the way from San Diego to perform their moving adaptation for Dominicans. You can imagine when the Dedé dancer [...]

By |2018-03-21T13:15:23-04:00March 21st, 2018|Blog, Events|Comments Off on How to Keep the Mariposas Alive

Keely and Du: The Mystery of Jane Martin

  When Jon Jory founded Louisville's Festival of New American Plays (now the Humana Festival of New American Plays) in 1976, he was already a playwright himself, having written the dialogue and lyrics for three musicals. But Jory's greatest success as a playwright may have come under a pseudonym. He is reputed to be the [...]

By |2018-01-11T12:52:42-04:00January 11th, 2018|Blog, Events, Press, Shows|Comments Off on Keely and Du: The Mystery of Jane Martin

16-17 Season announced!

We were pleased to announce our 16-17 season last Friday Psycho Beach Party By Charles Busch From the author of The Divine Sister!  Beach Blanket Bingo meets Sybil. Chicklet Forrest just wants to fit in with Starcat, Yo-Yo and the other kids at the beach, but her alternate personalities have other ideas. Grab your sunscreen [...]

By |2016-10-20T12:20:24-04:00May 5th, 2016|Blog, Events, Shows|Comments Off on 16-17 Season announced!