Blackfriars Repertory Theatre and The Storm Theatre Company will present the world premiere of Death Comes for the War Poets, a dramatic verse tapestry by Joseph Pearce . The production, which will be performed June 9-24, 2017 at The Sheen Center, is directed by Peter Dobbins.
On the centenary of the United States’ entry into World War One, Death Comes for the War Poets grapples with the horror of trench warfare as experienced by the two greatest war poets, Siegfried Sassoo
"Peterson and Dobbins handle their roles admirably, particularly as the emotional pitch of events escalates. Dobbins is a convincing McCarthy, shifting seamlessly between vulnerability and icy wit, while Peterson’s amorphous de Man manages to be both repulsive and pitiable. These subtleties are facilitated by Leaf’s smart script and the simple set, constituted largely of scattered books." – Ian Tuttle, National Review Read the full article "... an erudite detective story, an