Abby Mann’s classic story about the Nuremberg trials, under which German leaders were found guilty of crimes against humanity in 1945 and 1946. Even today, the play remains a shattering indictment of the consequences of unchecked authority and the seductive power of group thought.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:
Ryan Vincent Anderson as Captain Byers/Narrator/Others
Michael Canavan as Dr. Wickert/Dr. Geuter
Jake Green as Judge Norris/Hoffstetter/Rudolph Peterson
Harry Hamlin as Emil Hahn/General Merrin
Shannon Holt as Mrs. Halbestadt/Elsa Lindow
Alan Mandell as Judge Ives/Werner Lammpe
James Morrison as Judge Dan Haywood
David Selby as Colonel Parker
Kate Steele as Margarete Bertholt/Maria
Nick Toren as Oscar Rolfe
John Vickery as Ernst Janning
Includes an audience talkback with Judge Bruce Einhorn, who served at the Justice Department supervising litigation against Nazi war criminals and is currently a professor at Pepperdine University.
Directed by Shannon Cochran. Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in September of 2015.
Honorary Executive Producer: David Kavner. Special thanks to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios.
“All the actors, David Selby, James Morrison, Harry Hamlin and Kate Steele do an excellent job portraying the judges and the judged and the bystanders of crimes against humanity during World War II….The other actors who represent international judges and the many different defendants are also excellent.” — Sound Commentary (Winner of “Best of the Best Audiobooks for 2016” in Drama)
“With a cast that includes talented newcomers (Ryan Vincent Anderson) and seasoned veterans (Harry Hamlin), L.A. Theatre Works presents this tense and absorbing fictionalized account [of the tribunals]…powerful listening.” — AudioFile Magazine
“Flawlessly produced, this production of Judgment at Nuremberg is an absolute “must” for community and academic library audio book collections.” — Midwest Book Review