Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen's play is a dramatization of the real-life stories of six individuals who were sentenced to death and later freed amidst overwhelming evidence of their innocence.
The company is made up of rotating cast members who step into certain roles on a weekly basis, as well as a non-rotating cast of six actors.
Beginning on October 16, Trudie Styler, Martin Short, Steve Earle, Joe Morton, and exoneree Kerry Max Cook will appear in the production. Short will play Cook in the October 16-18 performances, with Cook himself telling his story October 19-21.
The October 23-28 cast will include Christine Lahti, Morton, and Frank Whaley. while the October 30-November 4 cast will feature Marg Helgenberger, Morton, and Chris Sarandon. Additional cast members will be announced at a later date.
The non-rotating company of six includes Jim Bracchitta (Prosecutor 2), Amelia Campbell (Sandra Cook), Bruce Kronenberg (Prosecutor 1), Curtis McClarin (David Keaton), April Yvette Thompson (Georgia Hayes), and JD Williams (Robert Earl Hayes).