The Letters of Soldiers in the Middle East Come to Life During This Riveting Performance
Letters Home brings to life onstage actual letters written by servicemen and women serving in the Middle East, a powerful portrait of the soldier's experiences in America's wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
The production is inspired by the New York Times Op-Ed articles "The Things They Wrote" and the subsequent HBO documentary Last Letters Home, and additionally uses letters and correspondences from Frank Schaeffer's books, Voices From the Front, Letters Home From America's Military Family, Faith of Our Sons, and Keeping Faith. The play, without politicizing, gives audiences a powerful portrait of the soldier's experience in the wars of Afghanistan and Iraq. The initial production was critically acclaimed and was nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award for "Outstanding New Play."
Letters Home helps define for the audience what it means to serve our country today, through acts of bravery, compassion, social responsibility, sense of community and comradeship. Collectively, the production gives a voice to a generation that went to war in Afghanistan and Iraq. The performances reveal the humanity that lies within the wars as seen through the eyes of the men and women who are still fighting today, and who now enlist to serve in wars that began before they were born. We hope to see you there!
Brookstone Park Apartments, the premier apartments in Covington Louisiana, is inviting friends and neighbors to attend this unforgettable event!
Thursday, November 8, 2018—7:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
317 North Jefferson Avenue
Covington, Louisiana 70433