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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?

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About Butler

Show Info

Running Time
2 hours (one intermission)
Previewed
Jul 19, 2016
Opened
Jul 27, 2016
Closed
Aug 28, 2016

Summary

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.

"Who knew a play about history could be so much fun?" says the Sarasota Herald-Tribuneabout this powerful comedic-drama that The New York Times called "splendid."