Archive for Wednesday, April 18, 2001

Twelve Angry Men’ set to perform at BHS

April 18, 2001

The spring play is in effect and the cast is working hard to prepare for its upcoming per for mances. The play "Twelve Angry Men" will debut on four dates: April 18, 19, 20 and 21. These performances will be held in the Baldwin High School choir room.

"This location creates an intimate atmosphere. The audience members will literally be able to reach out and touch the cast, heightening the tension," said Sally Hoffsommer-Brecheisen, director.

The cast of this play consists of twelve members, the "twelve angry men." The members are: freshman Lindsay Gastelum, junior Jason Smith, senior Mandy Smith, senior Scott Bowles, freshman Jackie Robertson, freshman Julie Eddy, senior Erika Young, senior Erol Kinkaid, freshman Sheila Zook, junior Jason Curran, senior Stephanie Jarvis and senior Cordia Schafer.

This play is taken from the Emmy award-winning television movie starring Henry Fonda. A 19-year old boy has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father.

"It looks like an open and shut case, until one of the jurors begins opening the others' eyes, then each juror reveals his or her own character as the various testimonies are re-examined,the muder is re-enacted and a new murder threatened before their own eyes!" said Hoffsommer-Brecheisen.

Seating is limited to 50 members each night that the play is showing, so the members in volved in the play strongly suggest that if you are interested in seeing this play you are encouraged to make reservations at the BHS office by calling 594-2725. Admission will be $3 for adults and $1 for students.

Reginald Rose's Twelve Angry Men, as adapted for stage by Sherman Sergel,is produced with the cooperation of Dramatic Publishing Company.

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