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The Balcony is historical fiction about a young Black man, Lee Johnson, in 1913. Johnson is accused of murdering San Antonio's most beloved physician, Dr. Augustus Maverick. The city of San Antonio is up in arms, threatening to lynch the young man before he has his day in court. The Bexar County Judge hides the young man in his chambers to keep him from being killed by the 1,500 angry citizens in the street outside the courthouse. The trial testimony reveals some surprises that no one anticipated, but Johnson becomes a victim of his circumstances.

The Balcony is historical fiction about a young Black man, Lee Johnson, in 1913. Johnson is accused of murdering San Antonio's most beloved physician, Dr. Augustus Maverick. The city of San Antonio is up in arms, threatening to lynch the young man before he has his day in court. The Bexar County Judge hides the young man in his chambers to keep him from being killed by the 1,500 angry citizens in the street outside the courthouse. The trial testimony reveals some surprises that no one anticipated, but Johnson becomes a victim of his circumstances.

The Balcony is historical fiction about a young Black man, Lee Johnson, in 1913. Johnson is accused of murdering San Antonio's most beloved physician, Dr. Augustus Maverick. The city of San Antonio is up in arms, threatening to lynch the young man before he has his day in court. The Bexar County Judge hides the young man in his chambers to keep him from being killed by the 1,500 angry citizens in the street outside the courthouse. The trial testimony reveals some surprises that no one anticipated, but Johnson becomes a victim of his circumstances.

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The Public Theater of San Antonio
800 W. Ashby Pl.
San Antonio, TX 78212
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