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LISTEN FOR FREE: Never The Sinner by John Logan.

Never the Sinner

Never the Sinner

By: John Logan
Directed by: Steve Scott
Starring: Thomas CarrollDavid DarlowWilliam LarsonRon LivingstonDarren MatthiasTom MulaDenis O'HareDonna Powers

Air Date: January 21, 2022

Two boys commit a murder―not for gain, or out of passion―but just to experience the thrill. John Logan based his play on the infamous 1924 trial of Leopold and Loeb. Never the Sinner is their story, and the story of one of the most famous American lawyers and civil libertarians, Clarence Darrow. In the case of a lifetime, Darrow is called in to defend the monstrous and win freedom for the depraved. A Goodman Theatre co-production.

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You Never Can Tell

By: George Bernard Shaw
Directed by: Rosalind Ayres
Starring: James Callis, Siobhán HewlettMartin JarvisSusan Sullivan 

Air Date: January 28, 2022

How many plays start in a dentist’s chair and climax with a wild masquerade party? Shaw’s hilarious comedy of errors involves mistaken identity, tangled courtship, and wise advice from “the perfect waiter.” 

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Behind the Sheet

By: Charly Evon Simpson
Directed by: Rosalind AyresInger Tudor
Starring: Dominique MorisseauJosh StambergKaren Malina White 

Air Date: February 4, 2022

An important medical breakthrough has a shameful history. In 1840’s Alabama, a slave-owning doctor performs medical experiments on involuntary subjects – enslaved women – in an effort to solve a post-childbirth anomaly. 

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A Lesson Before Dying

By: Romulus Linney
Directed by: Nick Olcott
Starring: Keith GloverJamahl Marsh 

Air Date: February 11, 2022

Based on the award-winning novel by Ernest J. Gaines and set in a small Louisiana Cajun community in the late 1940s. Jefferson, a young illiterate black man, is falsely convicted of murder and is sentenced to death. 

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Native Guard

By: Natasha Trethewey
Directed by: Rosalind Ayres
Starring: January LaVoyTyrone Jackson 

Air Date: February 18, 2022

Based on Natasha Trethewey’s collection of poems, The Alliance Theatre’s production of Native Guard is both an elegy to her mother and a journey into Mississippi’s Civil War history.

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Stick Fly

By: Lydia Diamond
Directed by: Shirley Jo Finney
Starring: Justine BatemanDulé HillTinashe KajeseTerrell Tilford 

Air Date: February 25, 2022

In this powerful comedy-drama, sensitive ‘Spoon’ LeVay and his brother, Flip, stumble into a domestic powder keg that exposes secrets of prejudice, hypocrisy, and adultery.

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