A Few Good Men" Brings Courtroom Drama to
MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Jan. 21-30
West Windsor, N.J.- The riveting courtroom drama, "A Few Good Men," comes to the stage at Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre. Maurer Productions Onstage presents this story of deception and conspiracy at high levels of the military on Fridays, Jan. 21 and 28 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays, Jan. 22 and 29 at 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays, Jan. 23 and 30 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening performance on Jan. 21.
Written by Aaron Sorkin, "A Few Good Men" pits inexperienced Navy lawyer, Lt. Daniel Kaffee, against top brass as he attempts to defend two Marines on trial for murdering one of their own. As the court case proceeds and the specter of conspiracy arises, the tenacious Kaffee finds himself asking complex questions of honor, duty and humanity that demand an answer. The show premiered on Broadway in 1989; a successful film version starring Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson was released in 1992.
"A Few Good Men" stars Mark Violi of Hamilton as Lt. j.g. Kaffee; Joe Zedeny of East Windsor as Lt. j.g. Weinberg; Faith Dowgin of Spotswood as Lt. Cmdr. Galloway; Fred Walker of Trenton as Colonel Jessep; Brett Molotsky of Camden as Major Markinson; Derek Capre of East Windsor as Capt. Ross; Chris Scharnagle of Williamstown as Lt. Kendrick; Robert Fisher of Chesterfield, as Lance Cpl. Dawson; and Justin Drach of National Park as Pfc. Downey.
Supporting cast members include Scott Karlin of Plainsboro, Judy Berwick, of Lawrenceville, Fred Gropper, of Yardley, Pa., Steve Decker, of Morrisville, Pa., Jesse Dubin of Lawrenceville, Joshua Waldorf of Yardley, Pa., Eric Tow of Belford, Ricklin Harmening of Bordentown, Tim Kline of Ewing, Shaquille Sanderson of Trenton, and Syreeta Washington of Ewing.
The show is directed by Alycia Bauch-Cantor of Ewing. Costume designers are John and Diana Maurer of Ewing; lighting is by M. Kitty Getlik of Hamilton; and sound design is by Dan Maurer of Robbinsville.
Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $10 for students and children. Free parking is available next to the theater. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling the Kelsey Box Office at 609-570-3333. Kelsey Theatre is wheelchair accessible and free parking is available next to the theater. Kelsey Theatre is wheelchair accessible.
More information about this production of A Few Good Men can be found online at www.mponstage.com.