"A Few Good Men"
Written by Aaron Sorkin
Directed by Anthony Nelson
April 6th - 22nd
The Historic Finley Theater
500 N. Elm
Sherman TX, 75090
Featuring an all-star cast, the Sherman Community Players are proud to be producing Aaron Sorkin’s courtroom drama “A Few Good Men”. Sorkin, creator of the NBC’s “The West Wing”, HBO’s “Newsroom”, as well as countless other films: “The Social Network”, “The American President”, wrote the play while bartending at a Broadway Theatre in NYC. “A Few Good Men” was a Broadway hit and quickly went onto become an Academy Award Nominated film starring Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson.
“A Few Good Men” follows the trial of two Marines for complicity in the death of a fellow Marine at Guantanamo Bay, A Navy lawyer is assigned to the case—expecting to plea bargain his way out of a trial case; he is prodded by a female member of his defense team to go the distance—fighting for the truth and for justice, the defense team puts the military mentality and the Marine code of honor on trial.
Dakkota Foster plays the role of Daniel Kaffee (the callow young lawyer), Foster last starred in SCP’s 2017 fall’s production of “Sweeney Todd”. Burl Proctor takes on the demanding role of Col. Nathan Jessep, and Hannah Sanza returns to the mainstage as Lt. Joanne Galloway.
Also featured in the cast and returning to the Finley Theatre: Jeremy Magouirk, Bruce Butler, Gil Nelson, Benjamin Fuhr, Maxwell Norris, Rafe McConnell, Fred Freeman, Scott Horsley, Brian Linares, Randy Norris, Brad Gardner, and newcomer Glenn Price. The production team includes Pam Sanza serving as the stage manager and Tina Ross costume design.
Tickets for a “Few Good Men” go on sale to the general public beginning on April 4th at 10 am, reservations can be made by calling the box office at 903.892.8818 or by visiting www.scptheater.org and purchasing tickets online.