» The Night of January Sixteenth Immanuel Students Bring Ayn Rand’s Legal Drama to Life
Another fantastic article by Camryn Orosco, an Immanuel Schools student. Please continue reading for the excerpt.
Immanuel High School drama students are bringing the courtroom to the stage this spring, under the direction of Mr. Rick Robbins. They will be performing The Night of January Sixteenth, a legal drama written by Ayn Rand that takes place in 1930s New York City. It follows the three-day trial for the murder of Bjorn Faulkner, a wealthy businessman who may or may not have been honest and upstanding when he was alive.
In the defendant’s seat is Karen Andre, Faulkner’s former secretary and mistress. Does she have the motive and the means to commit murder? That is for a jury chosen from the audience to decide every night. To be considered for the jury, playgoers will be asked to write their name on a jury summons when they arrive in the Immanuel chapel lobby...