Based on real life events, Butler
by Richard Strand premieres in New York after an acclaimed world premiere run in New Jersey.
"Who knew a play about history could be so much fun?" says the Sarasota Herald-Tribune about this powerful comedic-drama that The New York Times called "splendid!"
When an escaped slave shows up at Fort Monroe demanding sanctuary, General Benjamin 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 U.S. history?
Butler is quite a marvelous feat—Delightfully engaging! - NY1
Thought-provoking and sidesplitting… Butler might just be the funniest play ever written about [the] Civil War-era. - TheaterMania