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February 3

Hornets Nest

February 3, 2019, 7 PM

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By Debbie Tucker Green
Directed by Pirrone Yousefzadeh

In an undefined space, three unnamed characters (One, Two and Three) are engaged in a judicial process. One and Two are officials overseeing the case, while Three (a Black woman) is there to decide the fate of a man who has committed an unspecified crime against her family. hang is shattering play about one woman’s unspeakable decision. What is the line between criminal justice and revenge? Should repentance impact a demand for justice?

The Hornets’ Nest series of script-in-hand readings with professional actors and directors returns with three plays investigating the most challenging and controversial ethical dilemmas of our time. Following each reading, audience members will have the opportunity to engage in open discussion with key figures from the Rochester community. Since its inception in 2007, the Hornets’ Nest series of readings has become nationally recognized and lauded as one of the most innovative theatrical initiatives in the country.

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