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War Crimes

Author: Sergei Burbank

War Crimes

Description: When the former president of the United States is brought to trial at The Hague for crimes against humanity, John Warder -- a guard at a prison camp on U.S. soil where Arab-Americans were tortured, brutalized, and worse -- appears with conclusive evidence about what went on and why.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2010
Date Added: 9/7/2012
Content Advisory: Strong language
3 Acts, 90 Minutes
4 Females, 6 Males

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Keywords: 9/11 · Anti-War · Bilingual Plays · Brechtian · Crime · Drama · Dysfunctional Families · Families · Grief and Mourning · Large Cast Size · Mostly Male Characters · Requires/Supports Sophisticated Multimedia/Technical Elements · Sickness and Mental Illness · Social Issues · War

Original Production Information

War Crimes was presented at the 2010 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity at the Robert Moss Theater with the following cast and credits:

Pieter Schaghen: David Nelson
President John Adamson: Hugh Sinclair
John Warder: Timothy Roselle
Salha: Mariam Habib
Sam: Chris Moore
Pascal: Alexis MacDonald
Thomasina More: Laura Piquado
TV Interviewer: Derek Steele
Martha Warder: Sarah Hartmann
Junior: Max Wolkowitz

Director: Sara Wolkowitz
Production Stage Manager: Carly Levin
Lighting Designer: Michael Inwood
Assistant Lighting Designer: Zoey Howe
Production Assistant: Justy Kosek
Publicity: Bunch of People Press & Publicity