WHERE: New Jersey Repertory Company, Award-Winning Theater, 179 Broadway, Long Branch, NJ 07740
TICKETS: Adult $42; Previews $35; Opening night with reception $60.
Discounts for seniors (65+), students (full-time 13-25), and groups of 10 or more. Discounts and coupons not valid on Saturday nights.
Recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award. It's the start of the Civil War and lawyer Benjamin Butler has just been promoted to the rank of Major General at Fort Monroe, a Union hold-out in the state of Virginia. Shepard Mallory, an escaped slave, seeks sanctuary at the fort, however, the law of the land has not yet changed and slaves are still considered property and must be turned over to their "rightful owners."