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Political Plays by American Women
Edited by Shirley Lauro and Alexis Greene
PAPERBACK ORIGINAL From the country’s leading female playwrights, seven brilliant plays on the hot-button issues of our time
OVERVIEW OF THE PLAY:
The story takes place in 1932, the last time Clarence Darrow pleads in a criminal court of law. Set in various places in Chicago and Hawaii, Darrow with his wife, Ruby, travels to Honolulu to defend a Pearl Harbor Naval Lieutenant accused of shooting a Hawaiian who alledgedly led a gang rape on the Lieutenant's wife.
2004 NEA "Access to Excellence Award", in collaboration with New Theatre, FL;
2001 New American History Play Prize (finalist)
2009 Published in Front Lines: Political Plays by American Women, Edited by Shirley Lauro and Alexis Greene
2005 World Premiere, New Theatre, Coral Gables, FL
Westport Theatre Workshop Presentation
New York's Ensemble Studio Theatre's OCTOBERFEST NEW PLAY FESTIVAL, Workshop Production
2001-02, The Actors Studio Playwright's Unit, Final Draft Readings with Ralph Waite and Tovah Feldshuh; Rip Torn, Lois Nettleton and Martin Shakar.
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