Griffin Theatre Company presents "Letters Home"
This is a daily event, running from November 15, 2013 through November 16, 2013. 7:30 PM Jones Theatre at Daggy Hall (1060 E. College Ave.), Washington State University, Pullman, WA 509-335-8522 email@example.com http://performingarts.wsu.edu/
Inspired by the New York Times op-ed article "The Things They Wrote" and the subsequent HBO documentary "Last Letters Home," the production uses minimal set pieces to dramatize the letters, instead projecting images and video from the actual soldiers behind the actors as they perform the letters as dramatic monologues.
These letters were written under the most difficult of circumstances—the disorientation of training, deployment, separation from family and loved ones, and combat and occupation duties in Afghanistan and Iraq—but one theme seems to unite their diverse voices, the belief that the person standing beside you is more important than you are.
Each performance will feature a post-play discussion.
Admission is free to veterans and active duty military and family. Standard reserved seating costs $18 for adults, $14 for seniors (60+), and $9 for students and youth.
Tickets may be purchased in advance at all TicketsWest outlets, including online at http://www.ticketswest.com, by phone at 800-325-7328, and at the Beasley Coliseum ticket office, open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Additional fees apply to online and phone purchases. Same-day tickets may be purchased at the Daggy Hall box office beginning two hours before the performance. Discounts are available to WSU Alumni Association members and groups of eight or more.