Sutton’s Complicit is a powerful play that explores the world’s current political climate and the consequences that arise when civil liberties become a privilege rather than a universal right.
There's a hard road; there's an easy road - which one would you take? Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ben Kritzer finds himself faced with this very dilemma, as he is stands in front of a Supreme Court Grand Jury. Will Kritzer defend his belief in the freedom of the press, or will he protect his family from the threats facing them?
Refusing to hold any punches, Complicit is a political thriller bound to have you questioning your belief in the state and personal security. Gritty, provocative and poignant, Complicit is a thought-provoking and timely play with deep rooted significance within our society. A production directed by Kevin Spacey opens at the Old Vic Theatre, London in February 2009.
Joe Sutton is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated and FDG/CBS Playwriting Award winner and the author of several political plays including Guns and Ammo, Restoring the Sun, The Third Army and Voir Dire.