The Trial of Jane Fonda

The Trial of Jane Fonda

1972. North Vietnam: Driven to halt the slaughter of young lives, iconic movie star Jane Fonda travels to Vietnam where she is photographed laughing and clapping, astride an anti-aircraft gun, designed to shoot down American planes. Overnight the soldiers’ sexy pin-up becomes ‘Hanoi Jane’; traitor to her country and betrayer of those very young men. 
1988. Waterbury, Connecticut: Bitter demonstrations by veterans halt filming on a movie co-starring Fonda and Robert De Niro. Determined to stop her past dictating her future, Jane requests a meeting and enters a room full of angry men for whom the war still rages. The content of the meeting is never divulged. 
Having retraced Fonda’s steps, interviewed her guides, dozens of veterans and Fonda herself, Terry Jastrow's play conjectures the battles which were fought in that encounter.

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The Trial of Jane Fonda running time: 
1 Hour 35 Mins
Terry Jastrow
Acute Theatre Limited and Dann Moss in association with Park Theatre
Joe Harmston
Tony Simpson
Matthew Bugg
Sean Cavanagh
Roberto Surace
Cast list:
Anne Archer (Jane Fonda), Christien Anholt (Buzzy Banks), Martin Fisher (Reverend John Clarke), Alex Gaumond (Larry Bonk), Paul Herzberg (Joe Celano), Ako Mitchell (Reggie Wells), Mark Rose (Tommy Lee Cook)

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Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, London, N4 3JP
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