Zachary Lazar is the author of the novel Sway, the memoir Evening’s Empire: The Story of My Father’s Murder, and the forthcoming novel I Pity the Poor Immigrant. His work has appeared in New York Times MagazineLos Angeles Times, BOMB, and elsewhere. He lives in New Orleans.


We Forgive Those Who Trespass against Us

Photographs by Deborah Luster
Terrence Williams (Roman Soldier): Convicted of murder, serving a life sentence at Angola. Before the play, by way of introduction, some cast notes: Wilbert Marcelin (Male Voice Three) used to tap dance on Bourbon Street, just blocks from the Iberville . . .
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