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"Twelve Angry Men" Comes to Campus

Plattsburgh, NY (February 5, 2008) - The SUNY Plattsburgh department of theater presents the Pendragon Theatre's production of "Twelve Angry Men" by Reginald Rose. This classic jury room drama will be performed on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus.

Tickets can be purchased at the door. General admission is $10, seniors $8, SUNY Plattsburgh faculty and staff $8 and SUNY Plattsburgh students $2. This production is sponsored by the theater department with support from the Student Association through the Campus Arts Council. For more information call 564-2243.

"Twelve Angry Men" is an examination of the American melting pot and our judicial system. Playwright Rose skillfully sets in opposition twelve diverse people, an accusation and one man's belief in "reasonable doubt." All have the same task. All have to coexist in one room. They wrestle with their responsibility to each other, themselves and the system. On a sweltering summer evening, the jury room erupts into a powerful debate which ultimately forces each man to face himself.

Pendragon is the Adirondack's only year-round professional theater. It is supported in part by public funds from The New York State Council on the Arts, a New York State agency, and by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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