Defiance

by John Patrick Shanley, directed by Yvonne Perry

October 14, 15, 16, 2011 (Fri.-Sun.)Pulitzer and Tony winning playwright John Patrick Shanley (Doubt) has written a stunning new play intertwining ethical dilemmas about race, sexual fidelity and the price of doing the right thing. On a North Carolina Marine base in 1971, a young black captain is promoted in order to ease the campís growing racial tensions. Soon, the captain and his superior officer are caught in a riveting web of moral issues, and must confront self-interest, disillusionment and the responsibilities of rank.

The cast features: Mike Banks, David Bunce Stephen Hensel, Timothy Hull, Weston Johnson, and Brenny Rabine.

Location
Steamer No. 10 Theatre, 500 Western Ave, Albany, NY. ( Map )
Times
Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3:00 PM.
(Audience discussion with the director follows the Saturday matinee.)
Admission
Free