About This Show

When an escaped slave shows up at Fort Monroe demanding sanctuary, General Benajmin Butler is faced with an impossible moral dilemma – follow the letter of the law or make a game-changing move that could alter the course of US history?

Based on real-life events, Butler by Richard Strand premieres in New York following an acclaimed world premiere run in New Jersey.

Show Details

Running Time: 2hr 0min (1 intermission)
Dates: First Preview: July 15, 2016 Opening Night: July 27, 2016 Final Performance: August 28, 2016
Location: 59E59 Theaters, New York City

59 E 59th St,

New York,


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Theatermania Review

| | July 27, 2016
A Civil War comedy plays 59E59 for the summer.

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