A Soldier's Play Summary
Charles H. Fuller

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A Soldier's Play Summary

A Soldier's Play opened November 20,1981, at the Negro Ensemble Company for the first of 468 performances. Fuller has stated that his play is modeled after Herman Melville's Billy Budd, which explores a confrontation between evil and innocence that results in tragedy. While it is about the investigation of a murder, A Soldier's Play is not a murder mystery in the strictest sense. The investigation does not consist of policemen unraveling clues or of the simple...

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