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.
Quiara Alegría Hudes changed her mother/daughter drama into a musical. Then the world changed even more.
In adapting an old mother/daughter drama into a musical, Quiara Alegría Hudes added not only songs but new layers and context.
New plays by Tarell Alvin McCraney, Quiara Alegria Hudes, David Henry Hwang, and Rajiv Joseph, as well as a revival of ‘Zoot Suit.’
Also on tap are new works by A.R. Gurney and Naomi Wallace, a Martha Clarke collaboration with Alfred Uhry, and a return of the popular n’Old Hats.’
Quiara Alegria Hudes discusses her new trilogy of plays, “Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue” (a Pulitzer Prize finalist), “Water By the Spoonful” (a Pulitzer winner) and “The Happiest Song Plays Last”.