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LMU Players to stage Twelve Angry Jurors

The Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Paul V. Hamilton School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and The LMU Players will stage a dinner theater production of Twelve Angry Jurors, Oct. 26-28.

Featuring a cast of LMU students and community members, the production will be staged at the LMU Convention Center in Cumberland Gap. Friday and Saturday shows will featured a catered dinner at 6:30 p.m., with the show to follow at 7:30 p.m. Non-dinner tickets are also available. The Thursday performance starts at 7:30 p.m. with no dinner.

Assistant Professor of Theatre Joe Gill directs the production of Sherman L. Sergel’s adaptation of Reginald Rose’s classic play Twelve Angry Men, which was originally scripted as a teleplay for broadcast. The drama depicts a jury considering the fate of a young man on trial for murdering his father. At the start, the jury has a nearly unanimous decision of guilty, with a single dissenter, who throughout the play sows a seed of reasonable doubt. The cast includes LMU students as well as community members.

This play contains some adult language and may not be suitable for children.

All dinner tickets are $15. Non-dinner tickets purchased in advance are $7; $5 for college and high schools students; free for LMU students, faculty and staff with ID and children under 12. Tickets are $10 cash at the door on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information contact Gill at 423-869-6265 or by email at: joseph.gill@LMUnet.edu. Some dinner performances have been sold out; however general seating without dinner is still available. Order tickets online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/twelve-angry-jurors-tickets-37914700891#tickets.