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9 Circles
by Bill Cain

3/17/2011-4/9/2011
BCA Plaza Theatre

Publick Theatre Boston presents the East Coast premiere of 9 Circles. This timely and dazzling new play by the founder of Boston Shakespeare Company stunned the San Francisco Bay Area, and played to sold-out houses in its world premiere last October.

A psychological thriller based on actual events, 9 Circles tells the story of a young American soldier on trial for his life. Daniel Reeves is arrested for a crime allegedly committed in Iraq. Desperate to remain a soldier, he is forced to navigate a labyrinth of commanding officers, public defenders, lawyers, preachers and military psychiatrists.
In language by turns shocking, mesmerizing and bitingly funny, 9 Circles speaks directly to a nation still at war, asking penetrating questions about the nature and consequence of war and what it means to be human.

"Extraordinary...This is without a doubt, must-see theatre"
Bay Area Backstage

"...haunting...transcendent...one of the best and boldest new plays of the year"
North Bay Bohemian

Directed by Eric Engel
and featuring Amanda Collins*, Will McGarrahan* and Jimi Stanton
*member Actors' Equity Association

Approximate Running time is 90 minutes with no intermission.
Reommended for audiences 14 and older due to mature themes and brief nudity.

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