This is the strange yet true story of a man who, at the height of the Cold War, achieved the impossible by uniting America s left and right - in hatred for him. Once a keen communist, he became a McCarthyite supergrass, spent four years testifying wherever and whenever he could get paid to do so, then set the cat among the stoolpigeons by revealing the truth: that he had fabricated almost all his evidence. Set in the late 1960s, the show finds Matusow living in self-imposed exile in England, looking back on a journey that took him from post-war Manhattan to McCarthyite Washington to Lewisburg Penitentiary - and thereafter to a struggle for redemption among the underground art worlds of New York and London.


Robert Cohen


Author: Robert Cohen
Company: Monkeydog Productions
Director: Ralf Higgins
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The Trials of Harvey Matusow

The Trials of Harvey Matusow (One person show) production archive for QTIX code T1666225462. Details of all The Trials of Harvey Matusow archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S870684713

Archive Listings

27 May 13
28 May 13
East Sussex
18 Sep 11The Bike Shed Theatre

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