One Red Flower

February 20, 2009

Tonight, Friday, February 20, is the first of ten performances at the Kensington Arts Theatre in Kensington, Maryland, of One Red Flower, new musical play inspired by the book, Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam…

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More on David Rabe

November 24, 2008

Photo by Tina Barney There's a terrific profile of the playwright David Rabe by John Lahr in the November 24 New Yorker . In the article, headlined "Land of Lost Souls: David Rabe's America, "…

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Rabe's Streamers: On Broadway Again

November 20, 2008

Sara Krulwich/The New York Times David Rabe, one of the nation’s most honored playwrights and screenwriters, is best known for Streamers , the last of his Vietnam War trilogy. Streamers , which Rabe wrote in…

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Frost/Nixon on Stage & On Film

November 9, 2008

The latest production of Frost/Nixon, the play written by Peter Morgan about the 1977 TV interviews between Brit journalist David Frost and the recently resigned U.S. President, opens November 11 and runs until November 30…

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Brian Delate's Soldier's Heart

November 5, 2008

Brian Delate (above) is among the handful of Vietnam veterans who have made a career in show biz---in his case, as an actor, and now a director. Delate, who served as a draftee infantry sergeant…

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Missing Pages – a New Play About Two Generations of Veterans

October 24, 2008

I've known about Susan Austin Roth's play, Missing Pages , for several years now, ever since she contacted us to help with verisimilitude questions. The play centers on the relationship between a World War II…

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The Things They Carried – Staged

June 1, 2008

They call it “Literature to Life .” The definition: bringing a book to life on the stage using one actor doing dramatic readings of verbatim passages from the book. The concept was developed by the…

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A Piece of My Heart in NYC

May 8, 2008

The latest production of Shirley Lauro’s oft-performed play, A Piece of My Heart, based on the oral history of Vietnam War women veterans by the same name, is being put on by the Red Fern…

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