Theatre Verite Collective presents this new verbatim drama, a staged version of selections from the grand jury testimony in the case of the shooting death of Michael Brown. More…
Michael Brown's shooting by police officer Darren Wilson was one of the most controversial police shootings of recent years and led to the founding of the Black Lives Matter movement. However, the grand jury voted not to indict Wilson based on the sworn testimony of eyewitnesses. 'Ferguson' explores how this decision was made, based on the testimony the grand jury received.
See it if you're interested in trial reenactments in general or this case in particular, or if you enjoy seeing shows still in the development phase
Don't see it if you're looking for a polished show or if you are left-leaning. The show highlights a variety of perspectives but has a clear final message
See it if you want factual details regarding behind the grand jury decision not to indict the police in the Ferguson/Michael Brown tragedy.
Don't see it if want dramatic human interaction to gain insight into why the justice system and people make important decisions. You won't get that here.
See it if You want another perspective on this tragic chapter in American history.
Don't see it if The material is very raw and emotional, not easy if you are especially sensitive to issues of race and justice in this country.
See it if you want 2 feel justified that any & ALL violence against black lives is warranted/justified or want 2 know why Anne Coulter loves this show
Don't see it if don't want to support a trick pony equating one instance of "truth" against a larger problem of institutional racism & police misconduct
See it if Fantastic new perspective on a known story -- but the actors didn't know their lines! They weren't acting because they were talking
Don't see it if You want a fictional story or don't like it when people play the devil's advocate.