Herman Wouk’s acclaimed WWII psychological courtroom drama was the sensation of 1954. The play portrays a mutiny of naval officers aboard the U.S.S. Caine. Their suspicions concerning their captain’s sanity lead to their rebellion and a subsequent court-martial.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:
James Avery as Captain Blakely
Chuma Hunter-Gault as Signalman 3rd Class Junius Urban/Dr. Bird
Ian Lithgow as Lieutenant Stephen Maryk
Scott Lowell as Lieutenant Thomas Keefer/Captain Randolph Southard
Frank Muller as Lieutenant Commander John Challee
Michael Rivkin as Lieutenant (Jr. Grade) Willis Seward Keith/Dr. Forrest Lundeen
David Selby as Captain Philip Francis Queeg
Grant Shaud as Lieutenant Barney Greenwald
Directed by Gordon Hunt. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in June of 2001.