By Andrew Gans
and Michael Gioia
13 Mar 2012
Directed by artistic director David Saint, performances will continue through April 8.
Terry Layman heads the cast as Juror 9; Jack Klugman was originally cast in the role but withdrew due to illness. David Canary, who had been announced to replace Klugman, was also forced to withdraw due to a family matter. Layman, who understudied the role on Broadway, has stepped in.
In addition to Layman, the jury-room drama's cast includes George Street veterans Jim Bracchitta (Come Back, Come Back, Wherever You Are), David Adkins (The Seafarer), Lee Sellars (The Subject Was Roses), David Schramm (GSP's The Seafarer and TV's "Wings"), Jonathan Hadary (Jolson Sings Again and Broadway's Gypsy) and John Bolger (Lips Together, Teeth Apart), as well as four-time Tony Award nominee Gregg Edelman (City of Angels, Passion), Scott Drummond (Mother Courage and Her Children at La Jolla Playhouse), James Rebhorn (TV's "Homeland" and "White Collar"), Michael Sirow (the films "Meskada," "Union Square"), Jonathan C. Kaplan (Broadway's Falsettos, The Diary of Anne Frank) and Andrew Nogasky (Brink! at Actors Theatre of Louisville).
Creating the world of Twelve Angry Men are set designer R. Michael Miller, costume designer Esther Arroyo and lighting and sound designer Christopher J. Bailey.
For tickets and information, contact the George Street Playhouse Box Office at (732) 246-7717. George Street Playhouse is located at 9 Livingston Avenue in the heart of downtown New Brunswick.