Plays Directory : Twelve Angry Men

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Reginald Rose
  • Written
    1954
  • Setting
    1954, late summer in a New York court jury room
  • Overview
    The drama depicts a jury forced to reconsider its nearly unanimous decision by the single dissenter who sows a seed of reasonable doubt. The story begins after closing arguments have been presented in a homicide case, as the judge is giving his instructions to the jury. As in any American criminal case, the twelve men must unanimously decide on a verdict of 'guilty' or 'not guilty'. (In the American justice system, failure to reach a unanimous verdict, a so-called "hung jury", results in a mistrial.) The case at bar pertains to whether the young man murdered his own father. The jury is further instructed that a guilty verdict will be accompanied by a mandatory death sentence (something that could not happen in the current American legal system). These twelve then move to the jury room, where they begin to become acquainted with the personalities of their peers. Throughout their deliberation, not a single juror calls another by his name because the names are unknown by the jurors.

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12 known characters

2 known roles


Connected mandy members:

Kitty Hollingsworth
2018, Juror 10
Studio Theatre, Artsdepot
Jeffrey Alan Solomon
2018, Juror # 10
Actors Theater Workshop
Clarissa Hernandez
2017, Juror #10
Pierre Nicol
Pierre Nicol
Actor
2016, 10th Juror
ACT 1 theatre
Alexandra Matic
2016, Juror 10
Western University
Sarah Berryman
2015, Juror 10
Freya Storch
Freya Storch
Actor
2015, Juror 10
Prospect Theatre, Farnborough
Ramin Farahani
2015, Juror #10
Embassy Theatre
Rob Hadden
Rob Hadden
Actor
2013, Juror 10
Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts
Catherine Owen
2002, 10th Juror
BTS studio theatre

Alternative Names

12 Angry Men