The Trial of Joan Dark


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A young female soldier is on trial something she has done and her superiors have abandoned her. The Trial of Joan Dark is a fast-paced satire that examines the justice system and the concept of celebrity trials. The press, the protestors, the fans, lawyers, publicists, and even the stylists who inhabit tour legal world are included in this comic look at our culture of instant “fame” and everything that goes with it. Originally, performed by an all-female cast, The Trial of Joan Dark has flexible casting and has had several high school and middle school productions that included male actors. Cast sizes are also flexible since some roles (protestors and fans) can be combined.
Cast size: 15 male or female