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    TRYING by Joanna McClelland Glass

    Presented by at Gloucester Stage

    July 29 - August 8, 2010


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    TRYING by Joanna McClelland Glass

    Winner of the prestigious Jefferson Award for Best New Play, 2004. A cross-generational tour de force ensues when Sarah, a young secretary from the Canadian prairie, finds herself working for the aging Francis Biddle, Attorney General during World War II and the primary American judge on the postwar Nuremberg Trials. This intimate and inspiring story, based on the playwright’s own experience, has been acclaimed by audiences and critics...

    Winner of the prestigious Jefferson Award for Best New Play, 2004. A cross-generational tour de force ensues when Sarah, a young secretary from the Canadian prairie, finds herself working for the aging Francis Biddle, Attorney General during World War II and the primary American judge on the postwar Nuremberg Trials. This intimate and inspiring story, based on the playwright’s own experience, has been acclaimed by audiences and critics in the United States and Canada. Directed by Eric C. Engel. Cast includes Richard Mawe and Becky Webber.


    Gloucester Stage

    267 East Main Street
    Gloucester, MA 01930

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    Admission Info:

    Individual Tickets: $37 ($32 Senior Citizens & Students)


    General Day and Time Info:

    Wednesday, Thursday & Friday @ 8pm Saturday @ 3pm & 8pm Sunday @ 4pm Post Show Artists' Talk Back on Sunday, August 1st.


    phone: 978-281-4433


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    Air Conditioned Facility


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    • Event Name: TRYING by Joanna McClelland Glass
      4.5 out of 5 stars rating "extraordinary play"
      Review posted by: BLG from Rockport, Massachusetts, Aug 03, 2010

      A wonderful, long, well-acted, nuanced play.

    • Event Name: TRYING by Joanna McClelland Glass
      5 out of 5 stars rating "Don't miss this!"
      Review posted by: Jane from Southborough, MA, Aug 02, 2010

      This is a wonderful production and you can't beat the intimacy of Gloucester Stage. While there are lots of funny moments - be prepared to shed a few tears. We ran into terrible traffic so ordered our... Expand

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