Abby Mann's classic story about the Nuremberg trials, under which German leaders were found guilty of crimes against humanity in 1945 and 1946. Even today, the play remains a shattering indictment of the consequences of unchecked authority and the seductive power of group thought.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:
Ryan Vincent Anderson as Captain Byers/Narrator/Others
Michael Canavan as Dr. Wickert/Dr. Geuter
Jake Green as Judge Norris/Hoffstetter/Rudolph Peterson
Harry Hamlin as Emil Hahn/General Merrin
Shannon Holt as Mrs. Halbestadt/Elsa Lindow
Alan Mandell as Judge Ives/Werner Lammpe
James Morrison as Judge Dan Haywood
David Selby as Colonel Parker
Kate Steele as Margarete Bertholt/Maria
Nick Toren as Oscar Rolfe
John Vickery as Ernst Janning
Includes an audience talkback with Judge Bruce Einhorn, who served at the Justice Department supervising litigation against Nazi war criminals and is currently a professor at Pepperdine University.
Directed by Shannon Cochran. Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in September of 2015.
Honorary Executive Producer: David Kavner. Special thanks to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios.