City Lit Welcomes Rob Owen
*Rob Owen, attorney with the Center for Capital Defense at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, will be joining us for a post-show discussion immediately following the Sunday, June 26, 2016 performance. Mr. Owen has defended clients facing the death penalty at every level of the state and federal court system and has successfully argued four capital cases at the United States Supreme Court. He will be discussing his work at the Center for Capital Defense and how it relates to the issues in the play. Please join us for this special event, which is included with your ticket price.
By the Tony award-winning author of Red, Hauptmann has hundreds of productions around the world. City Lit's production reunites the play with its original director, on the same stage where it premiered thirty years ago.
Logan also wrote the screenplays for many films such as Gladiator, Sweeney Todd, Hugo, Rango, and Skyfall.
On April 3, 1936, Richard Hauptmann was executed for the kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby. He was innocent. In the moments befor ehis execution, surrounded by guards, he relates his story in flashback. Woven into the telling are Hauptmann's flaws, which makes us unsure we can trust him.
Run Fri - Sun | June 10 - July 10
Thursdays June 30 + July 7 at 7:30pm
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm