Twelve Angry Men
Twelve Angry Men
Melville Theatre
Melville Theatre
2 May 2014 to 17 May 2014
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Tickets - Tickets are $20, $15 concession book on 9330 4565 or at
Duration - 120

THE timeless courtroom classic Twelve Angry Men comes to Melville Theatre this May, twisting from an open-and-shut case to an edge-of-your-seat drama.

Adapted from the Reginald Rose teleplay by Sherman Sergel and directed by Vanessa Jensen, the play is set in a jury deliberation room on a sweltering hot New York evening in 1957 where 12 unnamed men must decide the fate of a young man accused of murder.

As the biases, personalities and tempers of the jury come together, each questions how he should vote, intensifying the uncomfortable nature of the room.

First created for television in 1954, Twelve Angry Men became a stage play the following year and then a feature film with Henry Fonda in 1957, scoring three Academy Award nominations.

“I’ve wanted to direct this play for years, after seeing an excellent production as part of the Perth International Arts Festival in 2004,” Jensen said.

“I studied the play at school and university because it’s considered a classic – it’s p ...more
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