RIPR News
6:51 am
Thu January 20, 2011

RI history inspires new play

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The last person executed in Rhode Island was John Gordon, a 19th century Irish immigrant. He was hanged in Providence for a crime he almost surely did not commit. And therein lies quite a tale, one told in a new play that opened last weekend at the Park Theatre in Cranston. Bill Gale took a look.

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