From the 2005-06 Season
Final performance was April 23rd, 2006
by John Patrick Shanley
Directed by Doug Hughes
with Chris Bauer, Chris Chalk, Margaret Colin, Stephen Lang, Trevor Long, Jeremy Strong
World Premiere at New York City Center Stage I
An exciting world premiere by the author of the Pulitzer Prize winning play, Doubt, now running on Broadway. DEFIANCE is set on a United States Marine Corps base in North Carolina in 1971. Two officers, one black and one white, are on a collision course over race, women and the high cost of doing the right thing. This riveting surprising new work is about power, love and responsibility – who has it, who wants it and who deserves it. Directing is Doug Hughes, who was honored with a Tony Award for Doubt.