N.J.- The riveting courtroom drama, "A Few Good Men,"
comes to the stage at Mercer County Community College's Kelsey
Theatre. Maurer Productions Onstage presents this story of
deception and conspiracy at high levels of the military on
Fridays, Jan. 21 and 28 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays, Jan. 22 and
29 at 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays, Jan. 23 and 30 at 2 p.m. Kelsey
Theatre is located on the college's West
Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with
the cast and crew follows the opening performance on Jan.
Written by Aaron Sorkin, "A Few Good Men" pits inexperienced
Navy lawyer, Lt. Daniel Kaffee, against top brass as he attempts
to defend two Marines on trial for murdering one of their
own. As the court case proceeds and the specter of conspiracy
arises, the tenacious Kaffee finds himself asking complex
questions of honor, duty and humanity that demand an answer.
The show premiered on Broadway in 1989; a successful film
version starring Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson was released
"A Few Good Men" stars Mark Violi of Hamilton as
Lt. j.g. Kaffee; Joe Zedeny of East Windsor as Lt. j.g. Weinberg;
Faith Dowgin of Spotswood as Lt. Cmdr. Galloway; Fred Walker
of Trenton as Colonel Jessep; Brett Molotsky of Camden as
Major Markinson; Derek Capre of East Windsor as Capt. Ross;
Chris Scharnagle of Williamstown as Lt. Kendrick; Robert Fisher
of Chesterfield, as Lance Cpl. Dawson; and Justin Drach of
National Park as Pfc. Downey.
Supporting cast members include Scott Karlin of Plainsboro,
Judy Berwick, of Lawrenceville, Fred Gropper, of Yardley,
Pa., Steve Decker, of Morrisville, Pa., Jesse Dubin of Lawrenceville,
Joshua Waldorf of Yardley, Pa., Eric Tow of Belford, Ricklin
Harmening of Bordentown, Tim Kline of Ewing, Shaquille Sanderson
of Trenton, and Syreeta Washington of Ewing.
show is directed by Alycia Bauch-Cantor of Ewing. Costume
designers are John and Diana Maurer of Ewing; lighting is
by M. Kitty Getlik of Hamilton; and sound design is by Dan
Maurer of Robbinsville.
are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $10 for students
and children. Free parking is available next to the theater.
Tickets may be purchased online
or by calling the Kelsey Box Office at 609-570-3333. Kelsey
Theatre is wheelchair accessible and free parking is available
next to the theater. Kelsey
Theatre is wheelchair accessible.