Marian Players’ Production of A Few Good Men Opens Tonight

Promotional picture for the movie A Few Good Men. (Photo Credit: The Movie Rap)

(COVINGTON, La.) — A Few Good Men will continue a tradition of theater that has lasted for 32 years thanks to the Marian Players, a group dedicated to St. Paul’s that sets up two productions every year.

The play showcases on: Thursday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19 at both 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 26 at both 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

It is directed by Gordon Carmadelle and is based on the 1989 Broadway play written by Aaron Sorkin that was later made into a 1992 legal drama film. Tickets can be purchased online on the St. Paul’s website. General admission is $15 and student admission is $10.

The poster for the St. Paul’s production. (Photo Credit: Spence Gremillion)

The play is the story of a court-martial of two United States Marines charged with the murder of another Marine and the hardships of their lawyers as they prepare a case to defend their suspects.

Carmadelle said that he picked the play because of the solid material, challenge for the actors, and ability to entertain it has to offer. It was arduous to pick the roles, but Carmadelle said that he believes the actors and actresses are well suited and have great character.

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