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By Tom Topor
Directed by Joe Winkler

A Broadway hit, Nuts has been called the best courtroom drama since Witness for the Prosecution.

Set in a courtroom in New York’s Bellevue Hospital, the story follows a high-priced call girl incarcerated on a charge for killing a violent “John”. A court appointed psychiatrist and an aggressive prosecutor, say she is unfit to stand trial. As testimony from experts, physicians and her parents unfolds, she attempts to prove to the judge that she isn’t “nuts” and to stand trial for manslaughter. A Broadway hit, Nuts has been called the best courtroom drama since Witness for the Prosecution.

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Officer Harry: Scott Wagman
Aaron Levinsky: David Yen
Franklin Macmillan: Chris Schloemp
The Recorder: Cindy Brillhart-True
Rose Kirk: Bonnie Jean Shelton
Arthur Kirk: Dodds Delzell*
Dr. Herbert Rosenthal: Peter Downey
Judge Murdoch: Dwayne Stincelli
Claudia Faith Draper: Heather Gordon*


Director: Joe Winkler

Set Designer: Argo Thompson

Lighting Designer: April George

Sound Designer: Joe Winkler

Costume Designer: Sandra Ish

Stage Manager: Vicki Martinez

Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French Publishing

* Member of Actors' Equity Association.  Left Edge Theatre is an Equity-approved company. 


The Cast & Crew


Press Release


Press Photos

Heather Gordon, Dwayne Stincelli and Chris Schloemp. Taken by Argo Thompson






Tom Topor is an American playwright, screenwriter, and novelist.

Topor is the author of the 1980 play and 1987 screenplay Nuts, which became a starring vehicle for Barbra Streisand. He also wrote the screenplay for the 1988 film, The Accused, which starred Jodie Foster. Topor won the Writers Guild of America Award for his screenplay for the 1990 made-for-television film, Judgment, which he also directed. In 1996 he won the Dilys Award for his novel, The Codicil.


—  Tom Topor

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