Denial

08/15/2021 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Beatniks on Conkey
Address: 418 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

Denial by Peter Sagal

directed by Wayne Puchkors

Performance Dates: August 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 & 22, 2021!

Story Synopsis:

Lawyer Abigail Gersten is brilliant, Jewish, and a First Amendment absolutist. Professor Bernard Cooper is courtly, polite, and dedicated to convincing the world that the Holocaust was a Jewish hoax. When the government prosecutes him, he turns to Abby for help. Offended by censorship in any form, she takes the case but gets quickly drawn into a moral quagmire. Opposing her is an idealistic prosecutor and a venerable Holocaust survivor who call her loyalties into question and make her confront the differences between what is legal and what is right. The conflict that ensues concerns issues of history, memory, free speech, and how the stories we tell about ourselves determine who we are.

Produced by special arrangement with THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY of Woodstock, Illinois

Performances at Beatniks On Conkey

420 Conkey St. Hammond, IN         2 blocks east of Hohman Avenue.
call 219-852-0848 for reservations or more information
Seating is limited. Reservations are strongly suggested.

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