When Waterwell discovered a Frank Loesser musical that hadn’t been performed since 1945, the company created a unique theatrical experience.
On this week’s podcast, we welcome playwright and former Marine Maurice Decaul and talk about why it’s important to tell war stories. Then the editors discuss the recent New York Times ‘Big River’ controversy.
War may feel like an abstraction to many of us, but the theatre can give its realities flesh and blood.
Psychological trauma is the subject of most plays about service members. Does this represent most veterans’ reality, or does it further complicate their reentry?
From the Vietnam War to Iraq, the two playwrights have each written play trilogies about war’s effect on its fighters.
How veterans who leave the theatre of war are finding expression in another kind of theatre.
In ‘Queens for a Year,’ the playwright dramatized the culture of silence around military sexual assault via five generations of warrior women.
A novel-turned-play about a wife whose husband comes home from war changed will premiere at Forward Theater Company.
Rick Curry’s programs for veterans with disabilities teach trades and encourage storytelling.