Great Neck North High School to present Twelve Angry Jurors

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Twelve Angry Jurors
North High will present Twelve Angry Jurors on Nov. 2, 3, and 4. (Photo by Bill Cancellare)

Great Neck North High School Junior Players will present Twelve Angry Jurors, a courtroom drama written by Reginald Rose that was originally named Twelve Angry Men.

Performances will be on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Nov. 2, 3, and 4, all at 7:30 p.m., in the school’s auditorium, 35 Polo Road. The 2 p.m. Saturday performance that appears on the district calendar has been cancelled.

The jury of Twelve Angry Jurors must decide the innocence or guilt of a young man who has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. A guilty verdict would mean an automatic death sentence.

What begins as a foregone conclusion becomes clouded by the juror’s personalities, prejudices, and preconceptions. One lone juror attempts to convince the other jurors that the youth may not be “guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.”

Play direction is by Ilana Meredith Schikler. For ticket information, call (516) 441-4743, or contact Ms. Schikler at imeredith@greatneck.k12.ny.us.

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