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American Justice

American Justice (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01590644697. Details of all American Justice archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S441630334

Archive Listings

10 Jan 13
  to
9 Feb 13
Arts Theatre
West End, Greater London
Performance Details => Venue archive

Details

American Justice archiveRichard Vergette's searing political thriller about guilt and redemption in America's deep south. Set during the eight years of an Obama administration, when idealism and forgiveness may not be all they seem. American Justice has won plaudits from critics and audiences alike throughout the UK. As Barack Obama sweeps to power, John Daniels is elected to Congress. The fulfilment of this political ambition is marred by personal tragedy when his only daughter is murdered in a random shooting by a feral, illiterate thug, Lee Fenton (Ryan Gage). Fenton is sentenced to death when Daniels, in an apparent act of altruism and forgiveness, appeals for clemency on the condition that he is allowed to educate the boy himself. What follows is a visceral expos? of criminal retribution, restorative justice and moral relativism.

Cast/Performers

Ryan Gage, David Schaal, Peter Tate

Creatives/Company

Author: Richard Vergette
Producer(s): The Playground Studio, Echo PRESENTS (in association with Louise Chantal)
Director: Lisa Forrell
Design: Signe Beckmann
Lighting: Colin Grenfell
Sound: Tom Lishman

Reviews

No UKTW or User reviews available.
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