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Arguendo

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Arguendo, Joseph Papp Public Theater/LuEsther Hall, NYC Show Poster
Theater
Joseph Papp Public Theater/LuEsther Hall

425 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10013

Duration
1hr. 15mins
No Intermission
Important Dates
Preview
Sep 10, 2013
Opening
Sep 24, 2013
Closing
Oct 27, 2013
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OverviewStory

Story

What Is the Story of Arguendo?
Arguendo is less a story and more a re-telling of a true event. The show chronicles the 1991 Supreme Court case Barnes v. Glen Theatre, in which a group of exotic dancers challenged a stage law banning public nudity. The play includes arguments from the prosecution and defense, as well as summations from the justices and even testimony from opponents of the ban given outside the courtroom. By the end of the play, you’ll know precisely how this provocative case turned out!