THE TRIAL OF FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT
DIRECTED BY MACEY LEVIN WRITTEN BY EDWARD BERNSTEIN WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCTION SEPTEMBER 1st - 18th 2011
As Arthur Mandel prepares to enter the afterlife, he’s focused on only one thing: revenge. Convinced that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was directly responsible for the death of his wife during the Holocaust, Mandel won’t rest until he feel justice has been served, bumping heads with some of history biggest names in the process. As the truth is revealed and Roosevelt is brought to trial, Mandel is forced to weigh the choices of his life, and the consequences they’ve wrought.
A new play from playwright Edward Bernstein, The Trial Of Franklin Delano Roosevelt was given a staged reading as part of the New Works at New Stage Festival in March 2011.