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A Few Good Men (Gallery Players)

From 29 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Absorbing, Entertaining, Great writing, Intelligent

About the show

The Gallery Players revives Aaron Sorkin's courtroom drama about the trial of two Marines for complicity in the death of a fellow soldier at Guantanamo Bay. More…

Their lawyer, a callow young man more interested in softball games than the case, expects a plea bargain and a cover up of what really happened. Prodded by a female member of his defense team, he eventually makes a valiant effort to defend his clients and, in so doing, puts the military mentality and the Marine code of honor on trial. Sorkin's play was the basis for the 1992 Oscar-nominated film of the same name.

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Member Reviews (29)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great acting, Absorbing, Entertaining, Great writing, Intelligent

61
Ambitious, Slow, Disappointing, Dated

See it if You would enjoy seeing a live stage version of the movie.

Don't see it if Courtroom dramas aren't your thing. You would prefer a modern and nuanced interpretation that is less dependent on the film script.

Also There were several strong individual performances. However, the emphas... Read more Read less


December 8th, 2016
“The story relayed in this play is loosely based on real-life events that took place at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in July 1986. This is an outstanding production with extremely talented actors in all of the roles. There isn't a weak link in the chain of command. This play brings back to life all ...
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