Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and performer Robert Schenkkan‘s latest work is ripped from the headlines.
The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts, is a stage adaptation of the highly redacted Mueller Report, which was released on April 18.
Tonight (Monday, June 24), there’s a special, star-studded live reading of The Investigation presented by Law Works, a nonprofit organization that defends the nonpartisan role of the Department of Justice and judicial institutions. The report will be performed in front of a live audience in New York and livestreamed simultaneously beginning at 9 pm EDT/6 pm PDT.
The live cast includes: Annette Bening, Kevin Kline, John Lithgow, Frederick Weller, Ben Mckenzie, Michael Shannon, Noah Emmerich, Justin Long, Jason Alexander, Gina Gershon, Wilson Cruz, Joel Grey, Alyssa Milano, Kyra Sedgwick, Alfre Woodard, Piper Perabo, Zachary Quinto and Aidan Quinn, with additional participation by Sigourney Weaver, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Mark Hamill and others.
The adaptation is Executive Produced by Susan Disney Lord, Abigail Disney and Timothy Disney, CalArts Board of Trustees Chair.
Mueller’s official report documents findings and conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election. The special counsel and his team investigated allegations of coordination between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia as well as allegations of obstruction of justice.