Henry Fonda plays a righteous juror who seeks to convince eleven fellow jurors of the innocence of an 18-year-old Latino charged with murder.
Actor Peter Friedman joined FOLCS for a screening and discussion of Twelve Angry Men.
Peter Friedman originated the role of Tateh in the musical Ragtime in its world premiere in Toronto, as well as on Broadway, receiving an Outer Critics Circle Award and Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations. He was in the original New York productions of The Heidi Chronicles by Wendy Wasserstein and Simon Gray’s The Common Pursuit (earning Drama Desk nominations for both), A Soldier’s Play by Charles Fuller, C.P. Taylor’s …and a Nightingale Sang and Execution of Justice by Emily Mann. He also appeared in New York in The Tenth Man by Paddy Chayefsky, Donald Margulies’ The Loman Family Picnic, Israel Horovitz’ My Old Ladyand the recent Broadway revival of Reginald Rose’s 12 Angry Men.