Be Part Of Fundraiser Play To Help Restore The Courthouse Dome
Lapeer Community Theatre and Friends of the Historic Courthouse will be presenting the play “Twelve Angry Jurors.” The performances happen on March 29th and 30th and will take place in the the Historic Courthouse courtroom as a part of a fundraiser to restore the dome of the oldest courthouse in the state of Michigan built in 1846.
The play "Twelve Angry Jurors" has roles that are available for both men and women. Auditioners should come prepared to have fun and to do cold reads from the script. No memorization required. The audition dates are January 13th from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm and January 14th from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Courthouse located at 235 West Nepessing Street.
The play takes place on a hot summer day, after a long trail, a jury must decide if a 19-year-old man is guilty of murdering his father. Laws in the United States require a unanimous vote by all 12 jurors to pass judgement and this jury happens to vote 11-1. Tempers flare as the 11 jurors try to convince the 1 nonconformist to come around to their side. As the evidence is re-examined, new uncertainties come to light, forcing everyone to question if there is in fact some measure of “reasonable doubt.”