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12 ANGRY MEN

Jurists almost come to blows in Reginald Rose's classic courtroom drama, TWELVE ANGRY MEN
Jurists almost come to blows in Reginald Rose’s classic courtroom drama, TWELVE ANGRY MEN

For their final production of the year, the Epicentre Theatre Company has taken on one of the classic courtroom dramas, Reginald Rose’s 1955 masterpiece, TWELVE ANGRY MEN.

The play opens with the twelve jury members congregating in the jury room shortly after having heard the closing arguments in what, at first blush, appears to be a clear-cut homicide case. If the the defendant is found guilty, the sentence is the electric chair.

As is the case with the American legal system, twelve jurors need to unanimously decide on a verdict of either guilty or not guilty. If a decisive verdict is not reached then the jury is declared a hung jury. The prosecution then have the right to seek a retrial.

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THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE

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Debbie Neilson as LV and Luke Reeves as Billy in Jim Cartwright’s classic play

“Finding your own voice can be magic.”

This stage musical play, has a great script and heart-warming story about a dysfunctional family and the inadvertent discovery of torch-songs singer LV by little known agent RAY SAY. The show’s many songs will touch your heart, bring a smile to your lips, and perhaps some tears too.

Some of you may have seen the  excellent and well-cast, but non-musical, cinema movie that was based on the musical play of “Little Voice” (1998) and starred Jane Horrocks (LV), Michael Caine (Ray Say) and Ewan McGregor (Billy).

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