“Order in the court!” calls out the Judge, played by Nick Boozan, who is practicing his newly appointed lines. “What a sad vision of today’s youth.”
The scene depicts a pivotal moment in the musical, where Crybaby, played by Orlando Whitcomb-Worden, is tried in court, along with his gang of drapes, for arson.
”We’re gonna have the judge, gawkers, and defendants,” says Erin Galligan Baldwin, Stage 32’s director. “And then you all can step forward and play the scene right in the middle.”