From the company that brought you Poetic License comes Murder in the First, inspired by a compelling true story of the case that ultimately led to the closing of Alcatraz - the most notorious correctional institution in U.S. history. A powerful courtroom drama, this gripping play centers around the bond that develops between the young attorney in the Public Defendant's office, Henry Davidson and Willie Moore, the prisoner whom he defends and ultimately befriends.
With a cast of fifteen including GUY BURNET, CHAD KIMBALL and LARISSA POLONSKY
Read our exclusive interview with director Michael Parva, who tells us how (and why) he focused the play on human relationships instead of brutal violence and political issues.
The director of "Murder in the First" finds the human story in awful crimes