The Andersonville Trial

by  Saul Levitt

Full Length Play, Drama  /  28m

A striking courtroom drama about a famous event in American history: the military trial of Henry Wirz, who was commander of the Confederate prison at Andersonville during the Civil War. "The audience at Henry Miller's Theatre could not wait for the e…

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The Andersonville Trial

by  Saul Levitt

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    28m

Reviews

"A striking courtroom drama about a famous event in American history: the military trial of Henry Wirz, who was commander of the Confederate prison at Andersonville during the Civil War. "The audience at Henry Miller's Theatre could not wait for the end of THE ANDERSONVILLE TRIAL to begin its cheering last evening…I shared the enthusiasm…An adroit courtroom drama…This is lusty theatre." —NY News. "A hell-raising heart searcher…Broadway drama took a long step forward last evening." —NY World-Telegram & Sun. "An absorbing and thoughtful drama…A provocative study of the moral issues involved in the conflict between man's obligation to authority and to his conscience." —NY Post.

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28m
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  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)

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Saul Levitt

Saul Levitt (1911-1977) was an American playwright who's best known for his stage and screen versions of The Andersonville Trial. Additionally, he worked uncredited on the screenplay for The True Glory (1945), wr ...

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